[KS] cinema studies position at U. of Chicago

Norma Field n-field at uchicago.edu
Wed Sep 18 19:18:38 EDT 2002

Dear Korean Studies List Subscribers,

Below you will see a notice for a cinema studies position at the University
of Chicago. One position is to be in Japanese cinema, but the second is
potentially in Korean cinema (or in an E. Asian comparative study).  Please
circulate widely.

Sincerely yours,
Norma Field


The Committee on Cinema and Media Studies and the Department of East Asian
Languages and Civilizations at the University of Chicago invite applications
for two appointments in East Asian cinema studies for academic year

One position is in Japanese, and the rank is open (tenured or tenure-track).
Preference will go to candidates who can integrate cinema with the literary,
historical, and cultural aspects of the study of Japan. In addition to
undergraduate teaching, the successful candidate will be expected to
supervise graduate students in EALC. Command of the Japanese language is

The second appointment will be at the junior level, tenure-track; candidates
may specialize in China, Japan, Korea, or intraregional comparison.
Preference will go to those who can teach courses in CMS outside their
specialty, such as film history, theory, or aesthetics. Command of the
relevant language/s is equally necessary as in the first position.
The letter of application should be accompanied by a CV, three letters of
recommendation, a publication or writing sample, and sample syllabi,
preferably for one graduate and one undergraduate course. The PhD must be
completed by August of 2003. Materials should be received by November 1,
2002.  Please send all materials to Co-Chairs, CMS & EALC Search, Committee
on Cinema and Media Studies, The University of Chicago, 5845 S. Ellis
Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637.

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