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FILM STUDIES AND AMERICAN STUDIES

Television and Broadcast History and Aesthetics. The Department of Film 
Studies and the Program in American Studies seek a scholar-teacher for a 
joint appointment in Television and Broadcast History and Aesthetics. The 
successful candidate will be someone whose work addresses television's 
historical role in reflecting and constructing American culture; the 
interaction of story-telling practices, genres, visual forms, social 
functions, government policy and economic organizations; and is eager to 
work in an interdisciplinary setting. A background in Film history and 
aesthetics is also desirable. Candidates should be prepared to teach their 
specialty to undergraduates at beginning, intermediate, and advanced 
levels. Requirements include a Ph.D. in hand or near completion. Send 
letter of application, CV, dossier, three confidential letters of 
recommendation, brief statements describing research and teaching, writing 
sample (25 pp.) and self-addressed post card to: Jeanine Basinger and 
Richard Slotkin, Co-Chairs of the Search Committee, Center for Film 
Studies, Wesleyan University, Middletown CT 06549. All application 
materials must be received by January 15, 2007. No faxes or electronic 
applications please. Wesleyan is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity 
Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.


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