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Recent Discussions

International conference in Cuba on alternative social science and philosophy (2nd call)


The Twenty-Second International Conference on An Alternative Political Science and the First International Congress on a Philosophy for Emancipation, Diversity, and the Life of the Planet will be held in Havana, Cuba from November 19 to November 23, 2019.


Reminder: CfP SBAI Writing Collective 2019

The Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies at the University of Rochester will hold a two-day writing collective on October 25-26, 2019. The writing collective will provide a lively platform for graduate students to workshop a paper with fellow graduate students and faculty from multiple institutions.

Folger renovations update – reading room news

You may have heard that the Folger will soon be undergoing a major building renovation project. We are very excited about these updates, which will create more space for public engagement, nurture advanced work in the humanities, keep our growing collection onsite, and offer more comfortable, useful work-stations for researchers.

CFP: Religion and Victorian Popular Literature and Culture (deadline 11 Oct 2019)

We are delighted to announce ‘Religion and Victorian Popular Literature and Culture’, a Victorian Popular Fiction Association Study Day taking place on Saturday 9 May 2020 at the Humanities Research Institute, University of Sheffield. Please see below for an outline of the CFP and here for the full CFP: https://victorianpopularfiction.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/VPFA-Study-Day-Religion-CFP.pdf


CFP Humanities Bulletin 2.2 2019 (deadline October 20)

Dear colleagues,
Let me bring to your attention a call for paper in Humanities.
Submission Deadline: October 20, 2019
Vol. 2, No. 2 - November, 2019

ISSN 2517-4266

Humanities Bulletin is a multidisciplinary peer-reviewed Journal which features original studies and reviews in the various branches of Humanities, including History, Literature, Philosophy, Arts.