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Announcement of New Book Series in Intercultural Transfer Studies with Anthem Press

We invite authors from the humanities and social sciences to submit book proposals and manuscripts for our new book series in Intercultural Transfer Studies. We seek manuscripts that highlight the interconnected nature of the modern world since the fifteenth century. Book proposals and manuscripts should focus on the processes of intercultural contacts and transfers that shaped human societies and cultures. The intercultural transfer paradigm allows us to study phenomena within the space these phenomena created, and which cuts across national spaces.

Call for Applicants: NEH Summer Institute, The Visual Culture of the American Civil War and Its Aftermath

The American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning at the City University of New York Graduate Center will host a two-week NEH Summer Institute for college and university faculty in July 2018 on the Visual Culture of the American Civil War and Its Aftermath.  Applications to participate will be accepted via mail, e-mail, and our online application system until March 1, 2018.

CFP Closing Soon: Enslavement, Conflict and Forced Marriage in Africa: Methods, Ethics, and the Political Economy of Knowledge Production

Call for Papers: Enslavement, Conflict and Forced Marriage in Africa: Methods, Ethics, and the Political Economy of Knowledge Production

Call for Proposals: SSAWW 2018, November 7-11, 2018, Denver, Colorado

Please excuse for cross-posting. Seeking two-three additional papers and a Chair for the 2018 Society for the Study of American Women Writers (SSAWW) Conference. With the decentering of the “book” in literary studies, and the decentering of the published “author” in the study of American women writers, scholars are increasingly turning their attention to the other genres of literary production women engaged in – from their contributions to literary societies to their reform and advocacy writings.

Call for Papers: 2018 International Gender and Sexuality Studies Conference

IGSS Call for Papers-Conference Date October 4th-6th Skirvin Hilton Hotel OKC, OK
The International Gender and Sexuality Studies Conference is hosted by the Women’s Research Center and the BGLTQ+ Student Center at the University of Central Oklahoma. “The Center” promotes intellectual engagement with Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality issues. 
The Center invites proposals for presentations at the Third International Gender and Sexuality Studies Conference.

Call for Applicants: Women's Suffrage in the Americas NEH Summer Institute

The National Endowment for the Humanities and Carthage College invite you to apply for a professional development opportunity in women’s history this summer.

Come and explore the remarkably understudied stories of how women in the Americas achieved the suffrage. Seventeen specialists from Argentina to Canada will each present a piece of the interconnecting pattern that led to suffrage extensions across the hemisphere. 

Call for Papers/Panels: National Women’s Studies Association Annual Conference (November 8-11, 2018, Atlanta Gorgia) Via North America Asian Feminist Collective Caucus.

Dear Colleagues, 

We are organizing panels and roundtables for NWSA 2018 ((https://www.nwsa.org/cfp), and hope you will consider submitting panel sessions and individual papers through the North America Asian Feminist Collective Caucus (NAAF). The NAAF Caucus will collect the abstracts, organize them into thematic panel sessions, select NAAF sponsored panels and workshops, and will coordinate the submission of completed panels to NWSA under NAAF.

Call for Applicants: Massachusetts Historical Society Short-Term Fellowships, 2018-2019

Application deadline: March 1, 2018

Massachusetts Historical Society Short-term Fellowships carry a stipend of $2,000 to support four or more weeks of research in the MHS collections sometime between July 1, 2018, and June 30, 2019. Over twenty awards will be made, including two Ruth R. & Alyson R. Miller Fellowships to support research in women's history. Short-term fellowships are open to independent scholars, advanced graduate students, and holders of the Ph.D. or the equivalent.

Special Issue: The Girl in the Text (Girlhood Studies)

Dear Colleague,

This special issue of Girlhood Studies, close to double the length of previous issues, offers a blockbuster of articles on the theme of the girl in the text, guest edited by managing editor, Ann Smith. As the third in the Girlhood Studies 10th anniversary collection, this special issue was inspired in part by the spate of novels over the last few years that draw attention to the girl in their titles.

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