Following Naomi McPherson’s end of term as Editor-in-Chief, CASCA is looking for an Editor-in-Chief for Anthropologica as of May 2015. The candidate must be a sociocultural anthropologist with a PhD in anthropology and be a mid-career or senior academic in Canada. The candidate should have a strong publication record, be well known in the Canadian anthropology community, possess good analytical, writing, and editing abilities, and be able to work to deadlines. Good interpersonal, time-management, administrative and communication skills are essential. Ability to work in both French and English is an asset.
Anthropologica is the scholarly journal published under the auspices of CASCA. The University of Toronto Press produces the journal in accordance with the contract signed in March 2013. The journal publishes two issues per year.
The Editor-in-Chief is appointed by the CASCA Executive. Terms for the Editor-in-Chief are normally three years. The EIC receives a yearly stipend of $4000 and may use an expense account, to an annual maximum of $2000, to fund the operations of Anthropologica. The Editor-in-Chief will be reimbursed for travel costs to the CASCA annual conference, at the prevailing rates for the Executive.
Duties of the Editor-in-Chief include: providing leadership on editorial content; working with the other editors; working with guest editors of thematic issues; soliciting manuscripts and arranging for peer review; promoting the journal; working with the publisher (University of Toronto Press) to ensure timely production of the journal twice a year; submitting a SSHRC grant application every 3 years; and reporting to the CASCA executive during the yearly conference of the society.
Applications will be accepted until November 1st or until a suitable candidate is found. Francophone scholars are encouraged to apply. For additional details please contact Naomi McPherson, Editor-in-Chief at Naomi.firstname.lastname@example.org or Christine Jourdan, CASCA president, at email@example.com
CASCA is pleased to welcome the incoming members of the executive, as of May 2014:
Michel Bouchard (University of Northern British Columbia), President-elect
Mary-Lee Mulholland (Mount Royal University), Anglophonemember-at-large
Pauline Aucoin: Secretary
Nathalie Boucher: Communications Officer
The current members of the Executive are:
As CASCA was recognized as a Learned Society, an organization that promotes education and research, CASCA was granted Registered Charity status, and because of this can issue tax receipts for eligible donations made to our society.Gifts from individual or corporate donors are welcomed. Official tax receipts for gifts will be issued. The Charities Division says that donors cannot benefit in more than a nominal way from their own gifts. That means that no receipts may be given for membership subscriptions. If you would like to donate additional monies, over and above your membership fees, to CASCA, you will be issued a tax receipt We invite you to contact the Treasurer of CASCA, Caura Wood for more information.
If you wish, you may indicate which of CASCA's charitable programs you want to support by selecting from:
The donation form can be found here: https://www.fedcan-association.ca/event/en/34/64
All donations are welcome, large and small, and it is your support that will ensure that anthropology continues to grow and thrive in Canada.
The Canadian Anthropology Society makes available a limited number oftravel grants to attend the annual conference. The awards areavailable to doctoral students registered in Canadian Anthropologydepartments.
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