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Call for Papers: VERBAL CHARMS AND NARRATIVE GENRES in Budapest (8-10 Dec, 2017)


A three-day international conference

8–10 December 2017, Friday–Sunday

 at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Research Centre for the Humanities, 1097 Budapest, Tóth Kálmán u.4.


Organized by:

International Society for Folk Narrative Research – Committee on Charms, Charmers and Charming

NEW WORKSHOPS: Oral History Summer School in Upstate New York (June 28-July 6) and Chicago (July 26-Aug 3)

Oral History Summer School will offer our annual Hudson workshop in upstate New York in 2017 (June 28-July 6). This immersive workshop (oral history, theory and practice) will take housing narratives as one area of focus. Led by Suzanne Snider with guest instruction by Sarita Daftary (El Puente) and Walis Johnson (Red Line Archive).

Call for Proposals, SCSC 2017, Milwaukee, WI (Oct. 26-29 2017)


The Sixteenth Century Society and Conference (SCSC) is now accepting proposals for individual presentation submissions and complete panels for its 2017 annual conference. In this year, celebrating the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther's "Ninety-Five Theses," the SCSC will meet in Milwaukee, a city with a proud German and Lutheran heritage.  As always, we will accept papers on any topic within the "long sixteenth century," not just those on Germany, or Lutheran subjects.