Course Number and Title: SAS390H1F: Public Culture and Media in South Asia
Course description: This course will introduce students to the interdisciplinary study of popular culture and mass-mediated cultural forms in Asia. Through readings about popular protest, festivals, cinema, print, television, and music this course provides methodological tools to interpret the politics of representation and the formation of alternative modernities in the Asian continent and among the diaspora. The course will furthermore familiarize students with a range of theoretical lenses for conceptualizing the different meanings of the public from a modern South Asian perspective.
Estimated course enrolment: 45
Estimated TA support: n/a
Schedule: Fridays, 10:00am-12:00pm
Sessional dates: September 1 to December 31, 2017
Salary: Sessional Lecture I (SL I): $7,359.07; Sessional Lecturer I Long Term (SL I LT): $7,498.50; Sessional Lecturer II (SL II): $7,823.85; Sessional Lecturer III (SL III): $8,185.35.
Please note that should rates stipulated in the collective agreement vary from rates stated in this posting, the rates stated in the collective agreement shall prevail.
Qualifications: Completed PhD in the disciplines of Anthropology, Sociology, Asian Studies, or related fields, as well as current knowledge of research in these areas required. A strong scholarly background in disciplines relevant to the course is required. Applicants should have a strong commitment to teaching.
Description of duties: Develop syllabus, plan and present weekly lectures, create and mark all assignments and tests, maintain Blackboard site for the course, provide office hours for academic counselling of students.
Closing date: May 2, 2017
All individuals interested in this position must submit a Curriculum Vitae and the CUPE 3902 Unit 3 application form, available at http://forms.hrandequity.utoronto.ca/#recruitment. Prior syllabi may be submitted as part of the application package. Please submit materials to:
Program Administrator, Contemporary Asian Studies Program
Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto
1 Devonshire Place, room 228N
Toronto, ON, M5S 3K7
Please note: Undergraduate or graduate students and postdoctoral fellows of the University of Toronto are covered by the CUPE 3902 Unit 1 collective agreement rather than the Unit 3 collective agreement, and should not apply for positions posted under the Unit 3 collective agreement.
Preference in hiring is given to qualified individuals advanced to the rank of Sessional Lecturer II or Sessional Lecturer III in accordance with Article 14:12.
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.
This job is posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 3 Collective Agreement.
Deadline: May 2, 2017