Texas State University is excited to announce its International Film Festival & Symposium on Celebrity: Between Fame and Infamy in San Marcos, Texas, February 22 - March 8, 2024. The festival will explore the topic of celebrity through a series of feature films and related artefacts (videos, edited clips, filmed performances, etc.) and conclude with a day-long symposium dedicated to the scholarly discussion of celebrity in films and filmic works from a variety of disciplinary perspectives.
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Magazines of the Air: Radio and the Making of Postcolonial Literatures
ACLA Annual Meeting 2024 (Montreal, March 14-17)
Conference at GHI Washington | Conveners: Axel Jansen (GHI), Alexander Bogner (Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna), Carsten Reinhardt (Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina – German National Academy of Sciences, Halle), Heidi Tworek (University of British Columbia, Vancouver)
PHILOSOPHY AND LITERATURE: A READER
CALL FOR PAPERS:
Do you know Washington, D.C.?
Check out the D.C. Mondays series, monthly virtual programs on the District’s dynamic (and often surprising) history.
On Monday, October 9, at noon EDT, join Anne Dobberteen as she discusses the "Washington Plane Plotters," a group of volunteer, civilian women who manually plotted aircraft traveling through D.C.’s air space during World War II. Their secret (and unpaid) skilled labor provided an up-to-the-minute picture of the District’s sky for wartime defenses.
Wednesday 27 September, 12:00pm - 1:15pm BST in person in room CKK 2.06 at LSE, and online via Zoom
Join us for an important discussion of Phillis Wheatley Peters as a theological thinker within the Black Calvinist tradition with Steven Harris, in honor of the 250th anniversary of the publication of Wheatley Peters’ Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral.
We are seeking applications for our panel at NeMLA's (Northeast Modern Languages Association) 55th Annual Convention in Boston, March 7-10, 2024. Please apply through NeMLA's conference portal. Abstract submissions of no more than 300 words are due by September 30, 2023. We are seeking papers that engage with the topic below:
SERIES. International Journal of TV Serial Narratives
Vol. 10 n. 1 - Call for Papers: Screening European Populisms in the 21st Century: TV Series, Social Networks, and Political Platforms
The British Society for the History of Science’s 2023 Hughes Prize for an accessible book in the history of science has been awarded to Keith Wailoo for the book Pushing Cool. Big Tobacco, Racial Marketing, and the Untold Story of the Menthol Cigarette.
In acknowledgement of the Prize, Prof Wailoo will be giving a free online lecture on Pushing Cool on October 17, 10 am ET / 3 pm GMT.