Fulbright-McMaster University Visiting Research Chair in Globalization and Cultural Studies
Competition Information (CIES Award 2494)
Grant Activity: Conduct collaborative research at the host institution and guest lecture when appropriate at the graduate or undergraduate level.
Specialization(s): Globalization and cultural studies, with a particular focus on globalization and the media, the politics of contemporary global culture, and globalization and gender. Themes might include: globalization and youth (war, militarization); immigration; neoliberalism and the culture of globalization; globalization and the politics of place; empire and globalization, globalizing cultural resistance; narratives of power; globalization and the politics of fundamentalism; rethinking diaspora studies; globalizing racial justice. Of particular interest will be scholars whose work in either globalization or cultural studies contributes to rethinking what it means to theorize the notions of politics, agency, and democracy for the 21st century.
Additional Qualifications: Established and emerging scholars are encouraged to apply.
Location(s): Institute on Globalization and the Human Condition, McMaster University, Hamilton Ontario, Canada
Length of Grant: 4.5 months to 9 months
Start Date: September or January for one-semester grants; September for academic-year grants
Comments: McMaster University offers scholars exciting and unique opportunities for research, education, and collaboration. With a long-standing reputation as Canada's "most innovative" university, McMaster has pioneered a number of programs that have changed how professors teach and students learn. Through its continued dedication to innovative education and ground-breaking research, the University has earned its reputation as one of the leading post-secondary institutions in Canada. McMaster continues in its commitment to be Canada's most student-centred research university.
Deadline: August 1st annually
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Breu earned his Ph.D. from the University of California, Santa Cruz in 2000 and is currently Associate Professor of English at Illinois State University, where he teaches classes in 20th and 21st century American literature and popular culture as well as cultural and critical theory. He is author of Hard-Boiled Masculinities (University of Minnesota Press, 2005), which received the ISU Dean’s Award for outstanding scholarly achievement, and articles on Jacques Lacan, intersex, William Faulkner, Dorothy Hughes, Chester Himes, Dashiell Hammett, Maryse Condé, Frank Sinatra, and contemporary music.
Past Fulbright Visiting Research Chairs in Globalization and Cultural Studies
||Eileen Angelini, Department of Modern Languages, Canisius College
|2009-2010||Michael Eldridge, Department of English, Humboldt State University|
|2008-2009||Mark Peterson, Management Programs, Florida Atlantic University|
|2007-2008||Selma (Sam) K. Sonntag, Department of Politics, Humboldt State University|
|2006-2007||Marilyn Lashley, Department of Political Science, Howard University|
|2005-2006||Kenneth Saltman, Education Policy Studies and Research, DePaul University|
|2005-2006||Susan Buck-Morss, Department of Government, Cornell University