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ALSC Seeks New Graduate Student Liaison

The Association of Literary Scholars and Critics is accepting applications for the post of Special Liaison for Graduate Student Affairs.

Ideally, the successful candidate will be enrolled in a program of graduate study in literature, and will have been a member of the ALSC for at least one year. The post carries the following responsibilities:

Create and distribute outreach e-mailings to college and university humanities departments (English, Classics, Theater, Creative Writing, Comparative Literature, Foreign Language, etc.) to promote student membership in the Association

Organize periodic local meetings of graduate students at the Liaison’s home institution and encourage and assist other students to organize meetings on other campuses in the U.S. and abroad

Write a brief quarterly column on graduate-student affairs for publication on our Website and in the ALSC Newsletter

Host and moderate the ALSC’s Graduate Student Listserv on Google.

Attend the ALSC conference each year (at the discretion of the ALSC Executive Council and subject to the budgetary capacity of the ALSC, a travel stipend may be available to defray some or all of the costs of this annual trip)

Produce a report on the annual conference for publication in the winter issue of the ALSC Newsletter

Maintain regular communications with the executive director regarding outreach activities and planning

Report to the Council and executive director on a quarterly basis (including in-person at the annual conference) with news of outreach activities, ideas for future projects, results of graduate student surveys, etc.

This is an unpaid position. Applicants should send a CV and a brief covering letter of interest to the attention of the executive director at alsc(at)bu.edu.

The application deadline is Friday, February 1.

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