Tobin Siebers Prize for Disability Studies in the Humanities 2016

Type: 
Prize
Subject Fields: 
Humanities, Composition & Rhetoric, Cultural History / Studies, Literature, Sexuality Studies
The University of Michigan Press and the University of Michigan Department of English Language and Literature announce the second annual Tobin Siebers Prize for Disability Studies in the Humanities.

CFP: Among Others. Queer Perspectives in Hispanic World // Entre otras/otros. Perspectivas queer en el mundo hispán‏ico

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 15, 2016
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Film and Film History, Literature, Sexuality Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

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Visualities - Sports, Bodies, and Visual Sources

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
June 24, 2016 to June 26, 2016
Location: 
Germany
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Modern European History / Studies, Sport History & Studies, German History / Studies

From June 24th to 26th, we (i.e. Jörn Eiben and Olaf Stieglitz) will host an interdisciplinary conference devoted to the study and analysis of various types of visual sources from the realm of sports. Our overall goal is to bring together scholars from different disciplines and discuss our different approaches to the visualisation of sporting bodies.

Preliminary Program

Videos and Podcast: Religious Materiality and Emotion keynote lectures

Type: 
Lecture
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Early Modern History and Period Studies, Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies, Religious Studies and Theology

The keynote lectures delivered at the recent symposium on Religious Materiality and Emotion in Adelaide are now available as video or podcast from the ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions.

Miri Rubin, 'A History of the Virgin Mary in Matter and Emotion': https://vimeo.com/156512029

Monique Scheer, 'Tears, Shivers and Me, Or - How We Do Inspiration': https://soundcloud.com/emotions_make_history

THE OTTOMAN TURKISH SEPHARDI JEWS: INCLUSION AND PROSPERITY

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
April 10, 2016
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
Jewish History / Studies, World History / Studies, Middle East History / Studies, Religious Studies and Theology, Cultural History / Studies

The Consulate General of Turkey in New York and Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun are honored to present a conference on the subject of:   

"The Ottoman Turkish Sephardi Jews: Inclusion and Prosperity"

 

Sunday, April 10, 2016, starting at 9:45 am

The Conference will take place at Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun, 125 East 85th Street, New York, NY 10028 (between Park & Lexington Avenues). There is no charge to attend the Conference.

Popular Culture at the Turn of the 20th Century

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 30, 2016 to October 1, 2016
Location: 
Latvia
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Literature, Music and Music History, Social History / Studies

The Institute of Literature, Folklore and Art of the University of Latvia invites to participate at the international conference “Popular Culture at the Turn of the 20th Century”.

Area of Whedon Studies - 2016 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 6, 2016 to October 9, 2016
Location: 
Illinois, United States
Subject Fields: 
Communication, Cultural History / Studies, Film and Film History, Literature, Women's & Gender History / Studies
We welcome proposals on any aspect of Whedon’s television and web texts (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Firefly, Dr.

CFP: Robin Williams: Essays on the Man and the Movies (Contracted collection); abstracts 4/17/2016

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 17, 2016
Location: 
Michigan, United States
Subject Fields: 
Childhood and Education, Cultural History / Studies, Film and Film History, Popular Culture Studies, Sexuality Studies

CFP: Robin Williams: Essays on the Man and the Movies (contracted collection) (4/17/2016)

With his untimely passing in 2014, Robin Williams left behind a huge body of film work, from comedies to dramas, to satire, to animation and voice-over work.

Scholarly essays are sought for a collection on the filmic work and artistry of Robin Williams. All films and theoretical approaches welcome.

Possible topics may include but are not limited to (Listed films are merely suggestions):

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