San Diego Museum of Art Seeks Legler Benbough Curatorial Fellow for Community Engagement

SAN DIEGO MUSEUM OF ART
Position Title: Legler Benbough Curatorial Fellow for Community Engagement
Reports to: Deputy Director for Curatorial Affairs
Type of position: Three-year, term position with possibility of a two-year renewal—position to begin Winter/Spring 2009


Application Deadline: January 30, 2009

Description:

F for Fake' Group Exhibition

'F for Fake' group exhibition
7 March - 22 April, 2009
Te Tuhi Centre for the Arts, Auckland, New Zealand

'F for Fake is interested in the idea of mischief as both an act of play and as a political gesture. Taking Orson Wells' infamous film as its title and starting point, the exhibition looks at tricks, counterfeits, confusion, pranks, re-enactment and repeats. F for Fake backtracks, does a double-up, and asks—what might we learn from repetition?

The Institute for Cultural and Social Anthropology University of Göttingen seeks professorship

The Institute for Cultural and Social Anthropology of the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Göttingen invites applications for a professorship:
W3 Professor of Cultural/Social Anthropology: Special Area Oceania


Applications due January 15, 2009.

The position is available from April 2010.

Philip J.C. Dark (1918-2008)

Leading Authority on Tribal Arts, Philip John Crosskey Dark (1918-2008), professor emeritus of Anthropology at Southern Illinois University, a leading authority on tribal arts, particularly of Benin and the Pacific, as well as a pivotal figure of the PAA, passed away on April 4th in Cornwall.

Australian Museum Seeks Manager of Cultural Collections and Community Engagement

The Australian Museum
Manager, Cultural Collections and Community Engagement
Closing Date: 30 January, 2009


The Manager of Cultural Collections and Community Engagement will provide leadership for the unit in both the tangible and intangible cultural heritage areas.

Qualifications:
High level experience in Anthropology or Cultural Studies as well as management of cultural collections, preferably in a leadership role.

Wing Luke Asian Museum announces Call for Curators

Wing Luke Asian Museum
Department of Film and Media Arts requests Exhibition Proposals


Deadline: Tuesday, March 3, 2009

The Wing Luke Asian Museum seeks one curator to curate a group show of contemporary photography, film, video and digital media by Asian Pacific Islander American artists. The exhibition will be displayed in the Wing Luke Asian Museum’s George Tsutakawa Art Gallery.

Questions regarding the Call for Curators can be directed via email to: exhibits@wingluke.org