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Reminder: HoMER 2017 in Toronto, 21-24 June. "Circuits of Cinema: Histories of Movie & Media Distribution

Circuits of Cinema:

Histories of Movie and Media Distribution


A HoMER Network Conference

on the History of Moviegoing, Exhibition and Reception

Hosted by the Circuits of Cinema Project


Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada

22 to 24 June 2017 (Thursday to Saturday)

Pre-Conference 21 June 2017: all-day Mapping Movies “data hack”


Deadline to submit 250-300 word abstracts, by email to psmoore@ryerson.ca

Wednesday, 30 November 2016.


CFP Special Issue on Olive Schreiner's From Man to Man

Olive Schreiner’s posthumously published novel From Man to Man or Perhaps Only – (1926) is considered her masterpiece. Despite being left unfinished, it is the text where her ideas come fully into fruition, and it speaks to and informs our contemporary moment in its dealings with interracial relationships, prostitution, capitalism, imperialism and the spatial divisions created through a racist colonialism. Despite this, the novel has never been published as a stand-alone text in South Africa and has been out of print internationally since the mid-1990s.

CFP: Legacies of Biafra: Reflections on the Nigeria-Biafra war 50 years on

The 6th Annual International Igbo Conference

Theme: Legacies of Biafra: Reflections on the Nigeria-Biafra war 50 years on

SOAS, University of London, April 21-22, 2017


Call for Papers

The Annual Igbo Conference has carved out a unique space, serving as a bridge between the community and academia. It is held at SOAS, University of London in association with the Centre of African Studies.