Crossroads Humanities Student Conference

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Call for Papers
December 31, 2019
Florida, United States
Subject Fields: 
Humanities, Languages, Literature, Political History / Studies, World History / Studies

CROSSROADS HUMANITIES STUDENT CONFERENCE Hosted by the NSU Center for the Humanities In the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences


Saturday, March 28th, 2020| 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Alvin Sherman Library | Cotilla Gallery on 2nd Floor Nova Southeastern University| Ft. Lauderdale, Florida


This conference builds on the concept of South Florida as the crossroads of the Transatlantic world and asks students to develop presentations that explore the convergence of cultures, values, and ideas evident in various humanities disciplines. The Crossroads Humanities Student Conference strives to incorporate diverse perspectives and topics from a range of humanities fields including history, philosophy, literature, languages, cultural theory, and the arts. We welcome digital humanities projects and also invite papers in legal studies, political science, national security, family therapy, communication, conflict resolution studies, and international relations when approached with a humanities lens. Undergraduate and graduate students from all academic institutions are invited to submit abstracts of 150 words or less to Dr. Andrea Shaw Nevins no later than December 31st, 2019. For more information, please visit the CAHSS website or Email Dr. Andrea Shaw Nevins


Registration Fee* NSU students: No charge Non-NSU students: $25 *All students, NSU and non-NSU, must complete and submit a registration form. Lunch will be provided. Important Dates Abstract Submission Deadline: December 31st, 2019.


Possible Topics · Law-making in the Americas · Ethics and national security · Reshaping transatlantic studies through digital humanities · The politics of language, translation, and codeswitching · Postcolonialism/Imperialism · Shifting borders, permanent boundaries · Conflict representations in media · Mobility and crisis in the Americas · Transgression, fluidity, and forbidden territories in politics and identity


Contact Info: 

Andrea Shaw Nevins, Ph.D., M.F.A.

Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs and Director of the Center for the Humanities / (954) 262-8208.


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