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 »
New exhibit "Out of Taiwan:Shared Connections in the Pacific." The opening day is Saturday, October 26, where the exhibiting photographer Danee Hazama of Tahiti will be presenting.
Ms. Lily Wen, another special guest and the cultural ambassador of the Rukai Tribe, Indigenous Peoples of Taiwan, will also be there. 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 »
The National Museum of Ethnology calls for proposals for the Dr. Steven Engelsman Grant. The Dr. Steven Engelsman Grant provides financial support to young scientific talent and wants to boost ethnographic research done on our collections. Students of the Master of Museum Studies at Leiden University and Research Associates affiliated to the National Museum of Ethnology, can apply for a Dr. Steven Engelsman Grant. There are six grants in total: two of € 500, two of € 1,000 and two of € 1,500. 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.