Workshop: The American Academic Job Market

Eugenie Brinkema (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Workshop-Poster: The American Academic Job Market with Eugenie Brinkema (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
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This workshop will cover the life cycle of the American academic job market with a focus on early-career positions in the humanities (assistant professorships), designed to help Ph.D. students who are finishing or have recently completed their dissertations and will be applying for academic positions in fall 2023 or fall 2024.

When? May 9, 10 AM - 4 PM
Where? English Department, Room 203 

Eugenie Brinkema is Professor of Contemporary Literature and Media at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and currently a fellow at the University of Amsterdam. Her research in film and media studies focuses on violence, affect, sexuality, aesthetics, and ethics. In addition to numerous articles, she has published two books: The Forms of the Affects (2014) and Life-Destroying Diagrams (2022), both with Duke University Press.

Workshop participants should bring a current curriculum vitae and a one-paragraph (no more than 250 words) description/summary of their dissertation. This event is co-organized with the SmartNetwork and the Graduate School Practices of Literature. Register here.