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The Prize-Winning Academic Journal PUBLIC CULTURE (located at NYU) is
seeking an undergraduate EDITORIAL ASSISTANT to start this summer with
continuation into the Fall 2012 semester.

·         Position is part-time—approximately 10–15 hours per week
·         Hourly pay: $10–13, depending on experience
·         Starting date: Flexible, but ideally between May 7-21, 2012
·         All applicants must be eligible for Federal Work-Study for Fall
·         Familiarity with relational databases, web-content management
systems, and extensible markup language (XML) preferred
·         Computer-programming skills and experience with audio/video
equipment a plus

·         Must be available for Fall 2012.

If interested please send résumé and letter of interest to Saniya Ghanoui,
Editorial Assistant, at <>

Duties may include:
·         Preparing and maintaining author files and online database
·         Photocopying and circulating mss. for Screening and Editorial
Committee meetings
·         Corresponding with authors
·         Some copyediting of manuscripts
·         Fact-checking footnotes and reference lists in journal articles
·         Preparing original content for the journal website and new online
book review, Public Books
·         Taking notes at in-house editorial meetings
·         Acquiring contact information sheets, contracts, art and art
permissions, etc., from authors
·         Compiling “Books Received” list
·         Maintaining complimentary copy list
·         Setting up and maintaining NYU and other listserv announcements
related to the journal
·         Ordering office supplies

*Public Culture* is a reviewed interdisciplinary journal of cultural
studies, published three times a year for the Institute for Public
Knowledge by Duke University Press. Since its founding in 1988, Public
Culture has established itself as a prize-winning, field-defining cultural
studies journal. *Public Culture* seeks a critical understanding of the
global cultural flows and the cultural forms of the public sphere which
have defined the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. As such,
the journal provides a forum for the discussion of the places and occasions
where cultural, social, and political differences emerge as public
phenomena, manifested in everything from highly particular and localized
events in popular or folk culture to global advertising, consumption, and
information networks.

Please see the journal’s website for more details: