The School of Advanced Study is delighted to make a clarion call to scholars everywhere to gather in London to consider the key place of Latin America in the connected making of the postcolonial world. Although Latin America clearly was a vanguard of global decolonization in the modern age, this deep historical fact is largely ignored or downplayed in the Anglophone world, where decolonization is provincially understood to be a post-war, twentieth-century phenomenon. Our collective conference task is to map not only the ways and means by which Latin American and Caribbean decolonizati
Conference Description: This conference will examine the diverse and unique confluence of aesthetic, cultural, economic, environmental, literary, political, and social influences within the Portuguese Speaking World. It especially seeks papers that emphasize intercultural and interdisciplinary perspectives which work to expand understanding of the challenges, changes, and alternatives facing these countries and their relationships to each other as well as with the broader world.
THE USES OF JUSTICE AND LEGAL PLURALISM
A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE 1600-1900
International Conference • University of Leiden, the Netherlands, March 17-18, 2016
The Southern Quarterly solicits carefully documented scholarly essays for a general issue. We are particularly eager to receive manuscripts dealing with Southern literature, history (especially with the post bellum South), music, art, and foodways. Manuscripts should run between 20-25 pages (double-spaced) and follow the MLA style of documentation.
FIRST INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES, ADEKUNLE AJASIN UNIVERSITY, AKUNGBA-AKOKO, ONDO STATE, NIGERIA.
IN COLLABORATION WITH
THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF NIGERIA (HSN)
CALL FOR PAPERS
Theme: Democracy, Terrorism and Development
Date: November 25 – 27, 2015
The Appalachian Symposium 2015
Berea College, Berea, Kentucky
All events are free and open to the public. Two days of public conversations about literature, Appalachia, and much more on the historic campus of Berea College. Plenty of room at all events - except for master classes, where space is somewhat limited, so show up in time to secure your seat. No registration required. Just show up and listen to these interesting public conversations.
Franklin Research Grants
This program of small grants to scholars is intended to support the cost of research leading to publication in all areas of knowledge. The Franklin program is particularly designed to help meet the cost of travel to libraries and archives for research purposes; the purchase of microfilm, photocopies or equivalent research materials; the costs associated with fieldwork; or laboratory research expenses.
Crossroads and Transgressions: Cormac McCarthy Between Worlds
An International Symposium
July 7-9, 2016
JFK Institute, Freie Universität Berlin