The Department of English at the American University of Beirut is seeking to fill a faculty position in world literature and global film and visual culture to begin August 15, 2017. The position is at the assistant professor level. The appointment is for an initial period of four years with opportunities for renewal and advancement. The usual teaching load is not more than 5 courses a year. Applicants must have completed their PhD by August 2017. The language of instruction is English. To apply, send a cover letter, a CV, a writing sample, a sample syllabus, and arrange for three letters of reference by November 1, 2016. For more information, click here.
Françoise Lavocat has co-edited, with Catherine Courtet, Mireille Besson and Alain Viala, Mises en intrigues, proceedings of the 2015 edition of the symposium “Rencontres Recherche et Création” at the Festival d’Avignon. The volume was published by CNRS Éditions.