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2019 PAMLA Election Information

The time has come for our annual PAMLA elections for new officers of our Executive Committee. If you are current with your PAMLA membership, in the next few days you will receive an emailed ballot to vote for new officers. Your PAMLA Executive Committee is the body that makes major decisions regarding PAMLA on a day-to-day basis. They help to plan the association’s future so that we may continue to serve our members’ needs. We require your assistance in choosing the best officers possible.

Job Search: Assistant Professor of English (Border/Cultural Rhetorics)

The English and Modern Languages Department at California State Polytechnic University Pomona invites applications for a tenure-track appointment beginning in the academic year 2020-2021.

Applications for the position of Assistant Professor for the English and Modern Languages
Department with specialization in border/cultural rhetorics and a strong interest in the history and
theory of rhetoric are invited.

Duties and Responsibilities: Duties include ongoing scholarly activity and university service;

Congratulations to PAMLA Member Lissa Paul on Her New Publication

Congratulations to PAMLA member, Professor of Education at Brock University, and the author of The Children’s Book Business: Lessons from the Long Eighteenth Century, Lissa Paul, on the publication of Eliza Fenwick: Early Modern Feminist (University of Delaware Press, 2019). The book traces the life of Eliza Fenwick, an extraordinary woman who paved her own unique path throughout the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries as she made her way from country to country as writer, teacher, and school owner.

Spanish Assistant Professor, English & Modern Languages Department

The English & Modern Languages Department at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Spanish, specialization open, with a focus in Spanish writing or translation. Appointment begins in the 2020-2021 academic year. In addition to specialized writing courses and/or translation courses, the successful candidate will teach literature, culture, linguistics, or Spanish language courses, depending on specialization.

Congratulations to PAMLA member Ariel Zatarain Tumbaga On His New Publication

Congratulations to PAMLA member Ariel Zatarain Tumbaga for his recent University of Arizona Press publication, Yaqui Indigeneity: Epistemology, Diaspora, and the Construction of Yoeme Identity. Dr. Ariel Zatarain Tumbaga is a teacher and scholar of Spanish language and Mexican and Chicana/o literatures and cultures. Born in Navojoa, Sonora, Dr. Tumbaga was raised in the Imperial Valley, California. He holds a Ph.D. in Hispanic Languages and Literatures from UCLA. and has worked at UCLA, CSULA and Southern Oregon University teaching Spanish, culture and literature in translation.

2018 Pacific Coast Philology Award

On behalf of PAMLA's Pacific Coast Philology Award Committee, we are honored to inform our community that Alix Mazuet’s essay, "The French Revolution and the Dismantlement of the Old Regime's Private Libraries," published in Pacific Coast Philology (Vol. 52, No. 2, 2017) has been chosen as the winner of PAMLA’s  inaugural Pacific Coast Philology Outstanding Article Award for 2018.

CFP: International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts (deadline Halloween)

“Politics and Conflicts”: Some Global Accents

A Call for Papers & Panels by the International Fantastic Division

of the International Association of the Fantastic in the Arts for the 

International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts #40

March 13-16, 2019

Orlando, Florida

CFP Deadline 10/31/18 

Job Announcement: California State University, Fresno, Assistant Professor of French

Job Announcement: California State University, Fresno, Assistant Professor of French
Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures

Congratulations to PAMLA Member Amanda Weldy Boyd on Her New Publication

Congratulations to PAMLA member Amanda Weldy Boyd for her recent Anthem Press publication, Staging Memory and Materiality in Eighteenth-Century Theatrical Biography.

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