UNM Chicana and Chicano Studies

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Temporary Faculty in Chicana and Chicano Studies  

Temporary Faculty in Chicana and Chicano Studies  (ll)

Adjunct Professor of Chicana & Chicano Studies  

 

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IERG 9th International Conference 2014 – Call for papers

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Imagination: The great workhorse of learning

Conference dates:  Wednesday, July 2nd through Friday, July 4th, 2014

Location: Harbour Centre, Simon Fraser University Vancouver, Canada

This year, the IERG again invites researchers, educators, practitioners, students, and policymakers to join us in continuing to shift the paradigms of theory and practice in education. We welcome proposals on a diverse range of research and practice concerning uses of the imagination in educating.  We welcome a variety of forms of theoretical or practical presentation, including papers, round table sessions, demonstrations, hands-on activities, and other formats that might suit your contribution.

CONFERENCE SUBMISSIONS: Please send a one-page outline of your proposal to ierg-ed@sfu.ca Please include: 1.    Name presenter(s) 2.    Address, telephone and E-mail address 3.    Organization and position 4.    Abstract: 100-150 words (Title of abstract in bold). 5.    How your presentation relates to Imaginative Education. 6.    Category. 7.    Your session choice: 45 min. presentation or 90 min. workshop

All proposals are carefully reviewed to ensure that they meet content standards and align with the IERG conference theme. We greatly appreciate all proposal submissions. Due to limited space and available sessions, however, we are only able to accept a certain number of proposals.  Should your proposal be accepted for presentation at the IERG 2014 International Conference on Imagination and Education, you and any co-presenters are required to register and pay the presenters fee, within a 2 week period following the notification of acceptance.

Submission Deadline: March 31st, 2014 Visit the IERG website for more information: http://ierg.net/conferences/2014

Save the Date! Healing of the Canoe curriculum trainings

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Healing of the Canoe is a culturally grounded life skills curriculum for youth that has demonstrated effectiveness in preventing substance abuse, increasing a sense of hope/optimism/self efficacy, and strengthening youth connection to community and culture.

For more information about Healing of the Canoe and the trainings, please visit our website: http://healingofthecanoe.org

You can also contact any of us via email or phone for more information.  Please feel free to forward this to American Indian/Alaska Native Tribes and organizations that you think might be interested.  If you forward this, please do cc me as we are tracking our outreach efforts; one of our goals is to disseminate widely.

Thank you so much!

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Job Posting: Manager, Aboriginal Housing

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Manager, Aboriginal Housing

Canada-British Columbia-Vancouver

Job #4230-1257550

Company Information

A chance to make a difference. The opportunity to achieve your goals. 
As Canada’s trusted source of comprehensive housing information, expertise, housing finance and affordable housing solutions, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) has been Canada’s national housing agency since 1946. CMHC’s mission is to promote housing quality, affordability and choice for all Canadians. Our mandate involves the entire scope of housing – from promoting and contributing to the stability of the financial system to providing direct housing assistance.
As a federal Crown corporation and a major financial institution, CMHC offers a range of career possibilities in a stimulating work environment where people are inspired and encouraged to make a difference. If you want to work alongside other dedicated and respected professionals to make a real difference, make CMHC your career choice.

Job Description

This position is part of the National Management Team.

As a member of the B.C. Regional Management Team, you will provide leadership and manage housing strategies, programs and initiatives for Aboriginal Canadians.

This permanent position is an exceptional opportunity for a results-oriented, strategic thinker to join Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), an organization where you are valued and respected, recognized for your contributions and that is committed to providing a work environment where you are inspired to make a difference.

Additional Requirements
  • Bilingualism, with the ability to read and understand in your second official language at an advanced level and to speak in your second official language at an intermediate level.
We sincerely thank all candidates for their interest.
Candidates must meet the language requirements of the position.  Candidates who do not currently have valid language test results recognised by CMHC will be required to take a language test.
In the event that tests are administered, candidates will be advised in advance.
The deadline for submitting your application is 8:59 pm Pacific Time on November 26, 2013.

Contact Information

Company Name:CMHC

Contact Name:Linda Caron

Title:Project Leader, Recruitment

Email Address:lcaron@cmhc-schl.gc.ca

Phone Number:613-748-4514

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tenure track: Indigenous Arts posting

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Please note that although this was posted very early and gave a very early deadline, applications are still being accepted; the ad is still on the University of Sudbury website.

It is anticipated that screening will be done in January. It also should be understood that being able to teach on other subjects would also be an asset.

This Month at MOA for December 2013

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Exhibitions

The Marvellous Real: Art from Mexico, 1926 – 2011 

Until March 30, 2014 | MOA

In 1949, the Cuban writer and ethno-musicologist, Alejo Carpentier (1904 – 1980), coined the term the “marvellous real” to describe a particular kind of magic realism that is manifest in the arts and everyday life of Latin America. Eluding the expected through bizarre amalgamations, improbable juxtapositions, and fantastic correlations, the marvellous real is, as Carpentier said, “neither beautiful nor ugly; rather, it is amazing because it is strange.” Read more

Speaking to Memory: Images and Voices from St. Michael’s Residential School

Until March 2, 2014 | MOA

This exhibition has grown out of a unique opportunity to present the personal experiences of First Nations children who attended St. Michael’s Indian Residential School. During the late 1930’s, one student at the school had a camera and photographed many of her friends and classmates there. The photos provide a rare and moving glimpse of residential school life through the eyes of students as they made a life for themselves away from families and home communities. Read more