The expression “popular culture” alludes, essentially, to a form of culture that makes little, if any, categorical distinctions between “high or serious culture” and “low or entertainment culture,” making it historically a non-traditional form of culture. In the evolution of human cultures, popular culture stands out as atypical, since it takes cultural material from any source and revamps it according to the laws of the marketplace.
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|Announcement Type||Title||Subject Fields||Deadline Date|
|Summer Program||Global Humanitarianism Research Academy 2017||Human Rights, Humanities, Slavery||December 31, 2016|
|Event||Colloquium in History and Education at Teachers College, Columbia University||History Education, African American History / Studies, Urban History / Studies||
October 17, 2016 to May 8, 2017
|Event||In Media Res - Blockbuster Reflexivity week||
September 26, 2016 to September 30, 2016
|Lecture||LECTURE - The Nature of Almohad Architectural Ornament, Jessica Streit||Arabic History / Studies, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Archaeology, Architecture and Architectural History, Islamic History / Studies||October 6, 2016|
|Symposium||International Symposium Collecting the 19th Century: museological and archaeological perspectives from Europe and Latin America||Anthropology, Archaeology, Humanities, Indigenous Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies||October 17, 2016|
International Studies in Sociology and Social Anthropology is a peer-reviewed series. Through the publication of original manuscripts and edited volumes, it explores the relationships between civil society, the state, and the structures and institutions spanning both. It does so at an historical time in which the processes of globalization increase the diversity, complexity and pluralism of contemporary societies, challenging social cohesion and fostering new forms of conflict.
"Open Philosophy" journal has started collecting manuscripts for the topical issue "Does Publih Art. Have to be Bad Art?" (ed. Mark Kingwell).
The Forum Transregionale Studien and the Max Weber Stiftung – German Humanities Institutes Abroad in cooperation with the Pacific Regional Office of the German Historical Institute Washington DC (GHI West) at UC Berkeley, The Maria Sibylla Merian Center for Advanced Latin American Studies in the Humanities and Social Sciences (CALAS), and the Institute of European Studies, UC Berkeley, invite scholars with an interest in history from all fields, including history, literary studies, geography, environmental humanities, sociology, political science, anthropology, ethnic studies, economics, or
with Nick Danziger, Rory MacLean, and David Mallows
Telling Tales: The Art of Creating Stories in Images and Words
With Nick Danziger, award-winning photojournalist, author and documentary filmmaker and Rory MacLean, best-selling author.