ASIAN/PACIFIC ISLANDER AMERICAN STUDIES. The University of Michigan’s Department of American Culture and its Asian/Pacific Islander American (A/PIA) Studies program seek qualified applicants for a tenure-track appointment in Asian American and/or Pacific Islander studies at the rank of assistant or early associate professor. This is a university-year appointment with an expected start date of September 1, 2014. read more »
The University of St. Thomas, Department of Art History, seeks applicants for a full-time, benefit-eligible, Art History Clinical Faculty member and Director of the American Museum of Asmat Art at the University of St. Thomas. The position is generally responsible for the supervision and development of the collection of the museum, for the development and mounting of exhibits, and for teaching art history classes and working with and training students as assistants with the museum. read more »
Reporting to the Director of University Museums, the Senior Curator of Collections is responsible for, but not limited to, the study, care, use, interpretation, scholarship, publication, and management of the Picker Art Gallery's collection in its current facility, in anticipation of an envisioned Center for Art and Culture (CAC), designed by architect David Adjaye and to be located in downtown Hamilton, New York. read more »
The Watermill Center, a performance art center on the east end of Long Island, has an art collection of over 8,000 objects ranging from contemporary prints, photographs and found objects to African, Indonesian, and Oceanic art. A majority of the collection and on-going acquisitions are focused on Oceanic art. read more »
Header photos (left to right): Performance by Te Pua O Feani, July 21, 2005; Children's Story (Water Dreaming of Two Children), Johnny Warangkula Tjupurrula, acrylic on composition board, 1972; IL IAMB NAI? POMBRAL MOLGA KUNDUL AL? WHO IS THIS PERSON? BLACK OR WHITE? Performance by Michael Mel, April 28, 2007. Rotator photos (numbers one through four): Fiji Project gathering in front of a Masi Kesa from the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology at Cambridge University, Re-presenting Pacific Art. Edited by Karen Stevenson and Virginia-Lee Webb, Australia: Crawford House Publishing, 2010, Dan Taulapapa McMillin, 'O Taulaitu, Acrylic transfer collage and oil paint on canvas, 2012, PAA 11th International Symposium at the University of British Columbia, 2013.