The Graduate Student Caucus (GSC) of the Comics Studies Society (CSS) is extending the deadline for nominations and self-nominations for TWO positions on its Executive Board. The CSS GSC represents the interests of graduate students and recent grads (within three years of receiving a degree), contingent faculty, and postdocs in the larger CSS, with the GSC President sitting on the CSS Executive Board.
The GSC welcomes nominations and self-nominations from GSC members from any stage in their academic career (off or before the tenure-track) for the positions of Secretary-Treasurer and Members-At-Large.
Secretary-Treasurer: The secretary-treasurer assumes the responsibility of managing the society’s finances, keeping minutes from all meetings, and keeping a membership list. The secretary—treasurer serves a one-year term.
Members-At-Large: Two members at large provide advice and aid to the officers of the Caucus. Early career scholars holding contingent positions such as postdoctoral fellowships are encouraged to apply for these positions. The Members-at-Large serve one-year terms.
Details about the responsibilities of each position are outlined in the GSC Bylaws, available here. Information for joining the Society is at CSS website. We encourage nominations and self-nominations from comics scholars working in diverse locations and on all aspects of comics studies.
Please submit your nomination and self-nominations to Biz Nijdam (email@example.com). Nominees should include a short biography (100-200 words) no later thanMarch 30, 2020. If a nominee is not currently a CSS member, one must join the society by then.
Results of the election will be announced in May 2020.