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Call for Applications | C19 Podcast Subcommittee 2024-2026 


The C19 Podcast Subcommittee seeks to bring on new members for the 2024-2026 term! We welcome applications from scholars of all ranks who are committed to public scholarship, collaboration, and amplifying a diverse range of voices. Join us in building a platform that showcases vibrant, dynamic approaches to long nineteenth-century American studies broadly defined. This appointment begins in January 2024 and concludes in December 2026 with the opportunity to renew for the 2026-2028 term. Duties include:

  • Peer reviewing episode proposals

  • Offering general support, storytelling guidance, and post-production help to episode creators

  • Assisting with promotion and expansion of podcast reach 

  • Meeting monthly with the full Subcommittee to help shape the direction and practices of the podcast as a whole


Applicants who have reflected on the unique attributes of the podcast form, are creative, possess strong communication skills, and display a willingness to think across disciplinary, institutional, academic/non-academic lines are encouraged to apply. Project management skills and organizational thinking are a plus.


Prior experience specific to podcasting is useful but not required! We are primarily looking for individuals who possess a desire to learn and willingness to experiment. Mentoring as well as technical and production training will be provided upon joining the podcast team. 


Application: CV and a brief statement (no more than 300 words) about what you bring to our team, what ideas you have for the future of the podcast, and why you would want to be part of the C19 Podcast Subcommittee. 


Submit applications and any questions to Ashley Rattner (Jacksonville State University) and Ryan Charlton (Georgia State University), Co-Chairs of the C19 Podcast Subcommittee, at


Deadline: August 15, 2023


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