CFP: "Worlds of Exchange: The Utopia and Dystopia in Francophone Literature" (MLA 2019)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 16, 2018
Location: 
Illinois, United States
Subject Fields: 
French History / Studies, Modern European History / Studies, African History / Studies, Canadian History / Studies, Literature

CFP: "Worlds of Exchange: The Utopia and Dystopia in Francophone Literature," MLA 2019 in Chicago (3-6 January 2019).

We invite papers on the role of spaces of exchange and the use of other worlds in the Francophone traditions of utopia and dystopia.  Examinations of idealized and horrific worlds in Francophone science-fiction and graphic novels are especially welcome.  Subtopics can include, but are not limited to :

The Unknown Northwest Passage - new Champlain Society podcast

Type: 
Online Digital Resources
Subject Fields: 
Canadian History / Studies

WITNESS TO YESTERDAY
The Champlain Society Podcast on Canadian History

*NEW*
The Unknown Northwest Passage

http://bit.ly/WTYnwp

Greg Marchildon talks with Ken McGoogan on his book Dead Reckoning: The Untold Story of the Northwest Passage (HarperCollins, 2017). This podcast was produced by Hugh Backhurst and Pernia Jamshed in the Allan Slaight Radio Institute at Ryerson University.

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Call for Chapter Proposals: Women in Popular Culture in Canada

Type: 
Call for Publications
Date: 
March 1, 2018
Location: 
Canada
Subject Fields: 
Canadian History / Studies, Film and Film History, Indigenous Studies, Popular Culture Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

The Canadian Scholars / Women's Press is considering publishing  volume that explores women in popular culture in Canada. The volume is particularly interested in intersectional analyses of settler colonialism, racialization, and transgender representations and experiences in pop culture, broadly conceived to include discussions of film, television, music, and live performance, as well as political events, social media, fandom, and activism.

Voices in the Legal Archives in the French Atlantic

Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
May 28, 2018 to May 30, 2018
Location: 
Quebec, Canada
Subject Fields: 
Atlantic History / Studies, Canadian History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, French History / Studies, Slavery

The central aim of this conference is to draw together a dynamic group of international scholars from France, Canada, and the United States whose work stands at the interface of two emerging sub-disciplines:  the history of the French Atlantic and the "new legal history" whose central vector insists on shifting the focus of the field beyond legal structures and frameworks, towards an understanding of how law was actively shaped and applied through the lives and experiences of ordinary men and women.  By uncovering and identifying the "voices" of slaves, in

Society for the History of Women in the Americas Annual Conference

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
July 6, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Canadian History / Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

Society for the History of Women in the Americas Annual Conference

Friday 6th July 2018, The Women’s Library, London School of Economics

Call for Papers

The Society for the History of Women in the Americas (SHAW) welcomes proposals for its annual conference, co-organised with The Women’s Library at the London School of Economics.

Canada Research Chair (Tier II) in the History of the Atlantic World

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
February 1, 2018 to February 28, 2019
Location: 
Nova Scotia, Canada
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Canadian History / Studies, Maritime History / Studies, Slavery

 

Position # 40015: Acadia University invites applications for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in the History of the Atlantic World. Tier 2 chairholders are exceptional emerging researchers, acknowledged by their peers as having the potential to lead in their field. We seek an active researcher who will bring a collaborative, multi-disciplinary approach to this position.

Women's Suffrage in the Americas NEH Summer Institute

Type: 
Summer Program
Date: 
March 1, 2018
Location: 
Wisconsin, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Canadian History / Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Political History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

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 Editor, Scientia Canadensis

Type: 
Call for Volunteers
Date: 
March 5, 2018
Location: 
Canada
Subject Fields: 
Canadian History / Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Area Studies, Contemporary History

The Canadian Science and Technology Historical Association / Association pour l’histoire de la science et de la technologie seeks applicants for the position of Editor-in-Chief of the journal Scientia Canadensis. This is a volunteer position and the term is for five years.

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