The National Portrait Gallery Announces the Director's Essay Prize & Scholar Day 2022

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
January 20, 2022 to March 7, 2022
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Biography, Fine Arts, African American History / Studies

The Director's Essay Prize

Established in 2019, the Director’s Essay Prize fosters leading research in the field of visual biography and American portraiture. The award includes a cash prize of $3,000 for the author of a published essay that explores and enriches the interdisciplinary nature of American art, biography, history, and cultural identity. The recipient will be asked to present a paper on their essay topic at the National Portrait Gallery during an award ceremony in Fall 2022.

Call for Papers: Children and Heritage

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 28, 2022
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Biography, Childhood and Education, Cultural History / Studies, Social History / Studies

One day colloquium: Centre for the History of Childhood with the National Trust Partnership, Oxford University

This colloquium will take place in Oxford and online on Friday 1st July 2022.

We welcome papers that consider the theme of ‘Children and Heritage’ from a wide variety of perspectives. Areas that papers might explore include: 

The National Portrait Gallery Announces Digital Lecture Tues. Jan. 25

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
January 25, 2022
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Humanities, Biography

José María Mora, Napoleon Sarony, and the Migrant Surround in American Portrait Photography

Tuesday, Jan. 25 at 5 p.m.

Online via Zoom

Free—Registration required

Closed Captioning provided.

 

Buddhism and New Global Trends: The Footprints of Khruba Sriwichai towards Contemporary Civilization

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 15, 2022
Location: 
Thailand
Subject Fields: 
Biography, Cultural History / Studies, Local History, Religious Studies and Theology, Teaching and Learning

Dear all fellow scholars,

 

There will be an international online/on-site conference on March 19-20 March, 2022 in Thailand on the topic Buddhism and New Global Trends: The Footprints of Khruba Sriwichai towards Contemporary Civilization, hosted by Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University and Lamphun Buddhist College. Academic articles on Buddhism to be internationally published are welcome (8000 words maximum) with a wide range of Buddhist interest including the following five topics:

1) Buddhism and New Global Trends

CFP: Popular Culture Association Annual Conference-Biographies Area (Virtual Conference--April 13-16, 2022)--Extended Submission Deadline 1/21/22

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
January 21, 2022
Subject Fields: 
Biography, Film and Film History, Journalism and Media Studies, Popular Culture Studies, Theatre & Performance History / Studies

The Popular Culture Association will be holding its annual conference virtually  April 13-16, 2022.

The Biographies Area is soliciting papers that examine the connections between biography and popular culture. Papers and full panel presentations regarding any aspect of popular culture and biography are encouraged. Potential topics might include:

"Salirse del camino": Creadoras del exilio republicano español

Type: 
Seminar
Date: 
January 24, 2022 to January 28, 2022
Location: 
Spain
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Biography, Cultural History / Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

This seminar focuses on Spanish exiled women in art and literature. It is an interdisciplinary seminar, where scholars from differents countries participate. The main goal of this seminar is to offer a global view on the activities of these women who had to flee to other countries after the Spanish civil war. "Salirse del camino" -"Leave the path"- is a verse from the artist Manuela Ballester, who -in the thirties- wrote a poem about the difficulties for women to achieve goals not aligned with patriarchy and Spanish society at the time.

CfP - Nordic Jurists and Legal Internationalism, 1880s-1970s

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 1, 2022
Location: 
Denmark
Subject Fields: 
Biography, Diplomacy and International Relations, Intellectual History, Law and Legal History, Political History / Studies

A two-part Workshop co-organized by PluriCourts - Centre for the Study of the Legitimate Roles of the Judiciary in the Global Order (University of Oslo), CEMES - Centre for Modern European Studies (University of Copenhagen), and Hans Blix Centre for the History of International Relations (Stockholm University). 

Hodson Trust - John Carter Brown Fellowship (four months, $20,000 + housing)

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
February 1, 2022
Location: 
Maryland, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, African American History / Studies, Humanities, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Biography

The Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience and the John Carter Brown Library invite applications for the Hodson Trust - John Carter Brown Fellowship, a unique research and writing fellowship.

Subscribe to RSS - Biography