CFP: Popular Romance: Midwest Popular Culture Association

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 30, 2016
Location: 
Illinois, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies, Literature, Popular Culture Studies

Call for Papers: Popular Romance

 

2016 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference

Thursday-Sunday, October 6-9, 2016

Chicago, IL

Hilton Rosemont Chicago O’Hare

CFP: Mystery, Thriller, Detective, Crime Fiction: Midwest Popular Culture Association

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 30, 2016
Location: 
Illinois, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Humanities, Popular Culture Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

Call for Papers:

Mystery, Thriller, Detective, Crime Fiction

 

2016 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference

Thursday-Sunday, October 6-9, 2016

Chicago, IL

Hilton Rosemont Chicago O’Hare

 (Conference info: <http://www.mpcaaca.org>)

Deadline for submission: 30 April 2016
 

Call for Papers: “Ronald Reagan and the Transformation of Global Politics in the 1980s”

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 30, 2016
Location: 
Texas, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Diplomacy and International Relations, Political History / Studies, Public Policy, Political Science

Call for Papers: “Ronald Reagan and the Transformation of Global Politics in the 1980s”

19–21 January 2017, the University of Texas at Austin

Hosted by The Clements Center for National Security at the University of Texas at Austin in association with the Strauss Center for International Security and Law, the Department of History and the Department of Government, the LBJ School of Public Affairs, and the Center for Presidential History at Southern Methodist University.

Atlantic World Encyclopedia Contributors Needed

Type: 
Call for Publications
Date: 
March 15, 2016 to May 15, 2016
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Colonial America, Early Modern History and Period Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies

Call for Contributors to Atlantic World Encyclopedia

Contributors are sought for Encyclopedia of The Atlantic World, 1400-1900: Europe, Africa, and the Americas in An Age of Exploration, Trade, and Empires, a two-volume work edited by David Head, of Spring Hill College, and published by ABC-CLIO.

Designed to introduce the field to high school and college students, the work features 220 entries, of 1,000 to 2,000 words, drawn from across the spectrum of Atlantic topics.

Completed entries are due by MAY 15, 2016.

Comedy and the Constitution: The Legacy of Lenny Bruce

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 27, 2016 to October 28, 2016
Location: 
Massachusetts, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Jewish History / Studies, Graduate Studies, Communication

The American Studies Program and the Robert D. Farber University Archives and Special Collections Department at Brandeis University are pleased to announce a conference scheduled for October 27-28, 2016, to evaluate the legacy of comedian Lenny Bruce. His corrosive and transgressive satire as well as his boldness in pushing the envelope of the laws of obscenity have made him an iconic figure in American culture.

SFSU History Student Association Annual Conference

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 16, 2016
Location: 
California, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Labor History / Studies, Native American History / Studies, Rural History / Studies

I am the Vice President of The History Student Association at San Francisco State University and the Committee Chairperson of the Annual Conference Committee.  The History Student Association is seeking submissions for our yearly history conference to be held on April 16, 2016.

The Gloria E. Anzaldua Award for Independent Scholars, Contingent or Community College Faculty 2016

Type: 
Prize
Date: 
March 10, 2016 to May 1, 2016
Subject Fields: 
Women's & Gender History / Studies, Sexuality Studies, Ethnic History / Studies, American History / Studies, Race Studies

Call for Applicants: The Gloria E. Anzaldua Award for Independent Scholars, Contingent or Community College Faculty 2016

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report for H-Announce: 7 March - 14 March

Type: 
Home Office Notices (Jobs, Reviews)
Date: 
March 14, 2016
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, American History / Studies, Anthropology, Arabic History / Studies
H-Net Job Guide

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 7 March 2016 to 14 March 2016. These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Announce. See the H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information. To contact the Job Guide, write to jobguide@mail.h-net.msu.edu or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.

ASALH PANEL- WENCH!: The Male Characterization of Black Womanhood in Popular Culture

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 4, 2016
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Popular Culture Studies, Communication

“Called Matriarch , Emasculator and Hot Momma, Sometimes Sister, Pretty Baby, Auntie, Mammy and Girl, Called Unwed Mother, Welfare Recipient and Inner City Consumer. The Black American Woman has had to admit that while nobody knew the troubles she saw, everybody, his brother and his dog, felt qualified to explain her, to even herself.” Trudier Harris,1982 In 2013 the term “wench” reincarnated into American discourse through twitter, blogs and heated online debate, in reference to two main characters in popular television series, Scandal and How to Get Away with Murder.

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