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
To (Not So) Boldly Go: Science Fiction as Instrument of Colonial Enterprise (Roundtable)
The Forum on European Expansion and Global Interaction (FEEGI) invites paper proposals for our eleventh biennial conference, to be held February 5-6, 2016 at the University of California, Irvine.
The working group on the early modern period in the Association of German Historians biannually holds a conference that serves as a crucial forum for academic exchange between scholars. It aims to focus pertinent research on major themes that have attracted major scholarly attention. This year’s 11th biannual conference takes place in Heidelberg on the topic of “Rethinking Early Modern Europe from a Global Perspective” / “Globale Verflechtungen - Europa neu denken”.
How and where do Francophone voices speak? Where are they silent? How do linguistic and cultural expressions define what is French and what is Francophone?
This is a call for papers for a collection that will look at literary-feminist interpretations/ re-readings of Hindu religious primary texts.
The 38th annual conference of the African Studies Association of Australasia and the Pacific (AFSAAP) will be held in Melbourne on 28 to 30 October 2015, hosted by Deakin University. The theme is 'Twenty first century tensions and transitions'. Papers from all disciplines, and with critical perspectives, surrounding studies of Africa and the African diaspora are welcomed.
The American Comparative Literature Association's 2016 Annual Meeting will take place at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts March 17-20, 2016.
Innovative presentations are invited for the proposed seminar, "The House in Literature: practices of commemoration, consumption, display and self-fashioning."