Fulbright Scholar Program: Opportunities in American Studies

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
August 1, 2016
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Social History / Studies, Popular Culture Studies, Political History / Studies

The Fulbright Scholar Program offers teaching, research or combination teaching and research awards in over 125 countries for the 2017-2018 academic year. Opportunities are available for college and university faculty and administrators as well as for professionals, artists, journalists, independent scholars and many others.  

This year, the Fulbright Scholar Program is offering over 70 awards in the field of American Studies and American History. Opportunities include:

Now on-line: New Issue of Entremons. UPF Journal of World History

Type: 
Event
Location: 
Spain
Subject Fields: 
World History / Studies, Social History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Archaeology, Music and Music History

Check out the eighth issue of Entremons: UPF Journal of World History with articles on gender in world history, political repression in Spanish universities during Franco's regime, and colonial aspects in Giuseppe Verdi's opera Aida. Moreover, the new

"Straight Outta English"

Type: 
Call for Publications
Date: 
September 1, 2016
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Composition & Rhetoric, Cultural History / Studies, Digital Humanities, Popular Culture Studies

“…STRAIGHT OUTTA ENGLISH…"

CALL FOR PAPERS FOR

CHANGING ENGLISH: STUDIES IN CULTURE AND EDUCATION

 

CfP: Missing Memorials and Absent Bodies: Negotiating Post-conflict Trauma and Memorialisation

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
August 1, 2016
Location: 
Netherlands
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Cultural History / Studies, Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, Human Rights, Sociology

Proposal submissions are welcomed towards this symposium, which will take place on September 20, 2016 at the NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The event will focus on the impact of absence on mourning work, memorialisation and commemoration, and the implications this bears for effective reconciliation. Drawing on memory, conflict and cultural studies, the area foci will include, but will not be limited to, the Balkans, Central and West Africa, Europe, the Middle East, and South America.

CFP: New Perspectives on Parisian Haute Couture, from 1850 until today

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 10, 2016
Location: 
France
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, French History / Studies, Humanities, Modern European History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies

 

Call for papers

Conference, New Perspectives on Parisian Haute Couture, from 1850 until today (Paris, March 24-25, 2017)

 

Institut National d’Histoire de l’Art, Institut Français de la Mode, Institut d’Histoire du Temps Présent.

With the collaboration of the Fédération de la couture du prêt-à-porter des couturiers et des créateurs de mode.

 

Abstract proposals due on: September 10, 2016

Committee reply: October 15, 2016

 

II INSULA International Colloquium. The Great War and Insular Spaces

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
December 1, 2016 to December 3, 2016
Location: 
Portugal
Subject Fields: 
Atlantic History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Journalism and Media Studies, Psychology, Contemporary History

II INSULA International Colloquium

The Great War and Insular Spaces

1, 2 and 3 December 2016

Funchal | UMa-CIERL

Proposals submission deadline: 30 June, 2016

On December 3, 1916 the city of Funchal was bombed by a German submarine. In a violent manner, Madeira felt the most extreme effects of a global conflict which, since 1914, involved the major powers with interests on a global scale.

CFP: Immigration, Refugees, Diaspora and Difference

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 13, 2016 to September 14, 2016
Location: 
Poland
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Diplomacy and International Relations, Human Rights, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Sociology

A Cultural Difference and Social Solidarity Workshop:

IMMIGRATION, REFUGEES, DIASPORA AND DIFFERENCE: 
POLITICS, POLICIES AND STRATEGIES FOR DIFFERENCE AND SOLIDARITY IN CONTEMPORARY SOCIETIES

13th – 14th September 2016
SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Faculty in Wroclaw, Poland

William Morris and Victorian Radicalism (NeMLA 2017)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 23, 2017 to March 26, 2017
Location: 
Maryland, United States
Subject Fields: 
British History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Literature

William Morris’s long and productive career offers multiple entry points for the study of Victorian radicalism: literature and radical politics; the relations among art, art history, and protest; utopianism; and medievalism as a counter-hegemonic discourse. Papers need not confine themselves to Morris. This panel, sponsored by the William Morris Society of the United States, welcomes papers that address topics associated with Morris, including sexuality, gender, poetry, and publishing, using a variety of theoretical approaches. 

 

ABPP Announces FY16 Planning Grant Awards

Type: 
Grant
Date: 
June 23, 2016
Location: 
District Of Columbia, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Archaeology, Cultural History / Studies, Historic Preservation, Military History

More than $1.19 million in National Park Service grants will be used to help preserve and protect America’s significant battlefield lands. The funding from the National Park Service’s American Battlefield Protection Program (ABPP) will support 20 projects at over 100 battlefields nationwide.

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