The 10th International Conference of the Taiwan Association of Classical, Medieval and Renaissance Studies

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
January 1, 2016 to February 3, 2016
Location: 
Taiwan
Subject Fields: 
Classical Studies, Communication, Intellectual History, Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies

Call for Papers

The 10th International Conference of the Taiwan Association of Classical, Medieval and Renaissance Studies

21-22 October 2016

National Pingtung University, Taiwan

 

Encounters: Friends, Foes, and Companions

<ICAS Book Launch> Crossing Boundaries: Transnational Workers Breaking the Rice Paper Ceiling in Japan and Beyond

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
February 19, 2016
Location: 
Japan
Subject Fields: 
Communication, Cultural History / Studies, Humanities, Japanese History / Studies, Languages

<ICAS Book Launch>
Crossing Boundaries: Transnational Workers Breaking the Rice Paper Ceiling in Japan and Beyond

Perspectives in the Humanities and Social Sciences: Hinting at Interdisciplinarity. 3rd edition: Figures of Migration

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 17, 2016
Location: 
Romania
Subject Fields: 
Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Social Sciences, European History / Studies, Communication, Literature

FRAMEWORK AND AIMS:

Migration has become lately one of the most debated themes, both in mass media, film, literature, and in international institutions and policy-making associations. Yet, the challenges determined by this phenomenon are not brand new; migration is a trans-historical process, with tremendous political, economic, social, religious, and cultural implications. Thus the intensification of these movements in the contemporary world, especially in Europe, puts migration under an even stronger emphasis.

CfP “Gentrification Nation: Inequality, Narrative, Desire” (ASA 2016)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
January 28, 2016
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Ethnic History / Studies, Literature, Urban History / Studies

Proposals are invited for a session on gentrification narratives at the 2016 American Studies Association annual meeting (Denver, Nov 17-20).  The premise is that narratives are the way we make sense of the transformation of our cities.  We argue, to be sure, and we marshal data, but we rely on storytelling.  Like all narratives, those about gentrification involve plots, characters, themes, structures, tropes, and conventions.  They evoke established genres, including jeremiads, sentimental melodramas, and satires.  They come in many forms, from tweets to novels, from films to yelp reviews

Call for submissions for Computer History Museum Book Prize

Type: 
Prize
Date: 
February 8, 2016
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Communication, Digital Humanities, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Business History / Studies

The Computer History Museum Prize is awarded to the author of an outstanding book in the history of computing broadly conceived, published during the prior three years. The prize of $1,000 is awarded by SIGCIS, the Special Interest Group for Computers, Information and Society. SIGCIS is part of the Society for the History of Technology. 

CFP: Circling the Elements Conference: The State(s) of Hip Hop & Rap

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
January 20, 2016
Location: 
Georgia, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Black History / Studies, Communication, Linguistics
Circling The Elements Conference: The State(s) of Hip Hop & Rap
April 7-10, 2016
 Since its lean beginning in the concrete jungles, Hip Hop has grown into a n

Special Collection: Rhetorics of 1989

Type: 
Online Digital Resources
Date: 
January 10, 2016 to January 31, 2016
Location: 
Florida, United States
Subject Fields: 
Communication, Eastern Europe History / Studies, Nationalism History / Studies, Political Science, Russian or Soviet History / Studies

SPECIAL ISSUE

Rhetorics of “1989” and After: Rhetorical Archaeologies of Political Transition
Volume 18, Supplement 1, 2015
Guest Editors:  Cezar M. Ornatowski, San Diego State University and Noemi Marin, Florida Atlantic University

http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/uahr20/18/sup1

(FREE DOWNLOAD TILL JAN. 31, 2016)

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