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Job posting: Department of Anthropology, Assistant Professor, with focus on African American Studies, Purdue University

The Department of Anthropology is currently hiring for a joint, tenure-track position with the African American Studies and Research Center.  Our Department has recently grown to 15 members and we are excited to expand our scholarly connections with this joint position. Purdue University is a Research One university with a two/two teaching load and is [...]

Watts House Project Seeking Managing Director

(h/t Association for Critical Race Art History [ACRAH])
Managing Director
Job Description
Application Deadline: June 30, 2010
Watts House Project is seeking a Managing Director to start full-time in September of 2010. The Managing Director of Watts House Project is responsible for overseeing and coordinating the complex legal, financial, and operational aspects of the organization with the Executive Director. [...]

Job opportunity: Mississippi State University

Mississippi State University – Position Announcement
Visiting Assistant Professor – Photography

The Department of Art at Mississippi State University seeks to hire a Visiting Assistant Professor in Photography.  The position will begin Fall 2010.  The successful candidate will teach four courses a semester.  This is a one year non-tenure-track position with performance expected in the areas of [...]

One-year position, University of Tennessee

THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE AT CHATTANOOGA
COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
PHOTOGRAPHY AND DESIGN
The Department of Art at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga invites applications for a one-year position in Photography and Design. This 9-month position will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective August 1, 2010. MFA required. Experience with a [...]

Curatorial position: Miami University

MIAMI UNIVERSITY
OXFORD, OHIO
POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
Curator of Exhibitions
Miami University Art Museum
About the Museum
As part of a diverse and inclusive arts community The Miami University Art Museum plays an active role in the cultural life of southwest Ohio through innovative exhibitions and educational programming. The Art Museum houses five galleries of changing exhibitions, with a growing permanent collection [...]

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  • CARLAGIRL PHOTO was founded on 14 February 1999 by Carla Willliams, a photographer, writer, and editor, born, raised and heading back to (yea!) Los Angeles, California.

    It was established with two goals: to be able to make my own work widely available for free, and to make accessible my research about artists of the African Diaspora, especially photographers, and in particular women. As it developed it grew to also include GLBTQ artists.

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    • Taking a Break November 11, 2011
      Site visitors will probably notice that I haven’t updated here frequently. I am taking a break from my site(s) for at least the summer. I’ve been working in this field for 25 years and I’m burned out on photography and art, the site(s) are in need of major updates/ revamping/ retooling, social media is exhausting, [...] […]
    • A New Mission for Aperture? November 11, 2011
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    • Mambu Badu’s Inaugural Magazine November 11, 2011
      Danielle was briefly a contributor to this site; I am very excited to hear about her latest venture, the collective and now journal Mambu Badu “that seek to find, expose, and nurture emerging female photographers of African descent.”  Congrats, Danielle! As you may (or may not) know, last fall, I co-founded Mambu Badu, a photography collective […]


  • "Dedicated to the real photographers of the world—to those who, with their second-hand equipment and their makeshift darkrooms, are today fighting their solitary battles with their recalcitrant medium, not for money or for glory, but because they would rather make pictures than anything else in the world." - William Mortensen
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