This NeMLA panel session invites papers that update the critical conversation surrounding city writing through more self-conscious attention to Jane Jacobs or her urban studies legacy. Since The Death and Life of Great American Cities, Jacobs has become known as one of the preeminent theorists of city planning and urban economics.
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Call for Papers: American Studies and American History
37th Annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference (SWPACA)
February 10-13, 2016
Hyatt Regency Hotel and Conference Center
Albuquerque, New Mexico
The "Medical Humanities: Health and Disease in Culture" area for the 2016 Popular and American Culture Association meeting in Seattle invites proposals related to the portrayal of health, illness, and health care in the discourses of popular and American culture. Proposals representing perspectives in the humanities and the arts (e.g., film, history, literature, visual arts), social sciences (e.g., anthropology, cultural studies, sociology), and mass media (e.g., print or electronic journalism) in historical or contemporary contexts are welcome.
8-10 September 2016, UCL Institute of Education, London