The Journal of Alternative Perspectives in the Social Sciences, a peer-reviewed academic journal published by the International Academy of Social Sciences is calling for papers for volume 9 issue 1. JAPSS is indexed and catalogued by EBSCO and other prestigious indexes. Our Journal is published both online and in print. Interdiscipliinary papers are encouraged. Please visit our website for more information:
International conference, November 23/24, 2018, University of Vienna
Organisers: Franz X. Eder, Mario Keller, Johann Kirchknopf, Oliver Kühschelm, Karin Moser, Stefan Ossmann
The field of comics studies is relatively young, but is quickly growing. To that end, this panel discusses the translation and adaptation of comics and other graphic narratives with an emphasis on transnational and digital contexts. What is the ultimate goal of bringing a comic into a new cultural context or new medium? What is the value of fidelity in translations and adaptations, and what efforts are undertaken to retain the meaning of the source text?
Possible topics include, but are not limited to...
Since the start of Narendra Modi’s term as India’s prime minister, one witnesses a resurgence of the Hindu far right and Hindutva politics in India, as well as corresponding movements in Hindi cinema and media. From PK (2014) to the much anticipated, and delayed, Padma(a)vat(i) (2018), Bollywood and other forms of contemporary South Asian media have responded to the proliferation of right-wing Hindu ideologies in myriad, oftentimes contentious and frequently innovative ways.
Deadline for abstracts: March 1, 2018
Editors: David Arditi and Jennifer Miller
Photography Off the Scale
FAMU in Prague, 9–10th November 2018
A provisional schedule for the upcoming conference, Money on the Left: Word, Image, Praxis, is now available through the Modern Money Network Humanities Division's expanding website: http://modern-money-humanities.webflow.io/schedule.
Fake News and the Crisis of Europe
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
820 Barrows Hall, UC Berkeley
Martina Topić, Leeds Business School, Leeds Beckett University
Niamh Kirk, Dublin City University, Ireland
Media and Nationalism in the Network Society