—a conference organized by Sarah Tindal Kareem, University of California, Los Angeles, and Davide Panagia, University of California, Los Angeles
Firsting is the process through which an act, circumstance or phenomenon generated by man, or accomplishment is represented or acclaimed as having occurred for the first time. Firsting necessarily implies seconding and lasting as concomitant processes that help structure historical exchanges. Firsting involves complex issues that conflict our present, including those of race and ethnicity, gender and sexuality, religion and language, and place of origin.
Sequitur Issue 4:1, Fall 2017
CFP: Open Issue
September 8 EXTENDED September 22
Women have traditionally been associated with domestic spaces. This panel will examine the complexity of these places as a locus of intersection between various economic, religious, and social spaces.
Papers proposals are being sought for a panel, “Mediterranean Geography, Mediterranean Poetics,” to be held at the American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) Annual Meeting, from March 29-April 1, 2018, at the University of California, Los Angeles.
The Columbia Seminar on Early American History and Culture is pleased to announce its schedule for 2017-2018. The seminar will meet at Columbia University’s Faculty House (W. 116th Street and Morningside Drive). Seminar attendees are invited to gather for cocktails before each meeting at 5:00pm. Presentations begin at 5:30pm. Dinners follow at 7pm. If you wish to attend, please contact the seminar rapporteur, Yoav Hamdani, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
BETWEEN MEMORY AND IMAGINATION I:
MEDIEVAL RELIGIOUS ENCOUNTERS FROM THE “SILK ROAD” TO THE INDIAN OCEAN
Sponsor: Arc Humanities Press Organizer: Shannon Cunningham Moderator: Alexandra Cuffel Respondent: Adam Knobler
The Rocky Mountain Medieval and Renaissance Association and the Medieval Association of the Pacific invite paper and panel proposals for its 2018 conference, to take place in Las Vegas, Nevada on April 12-15, 2018. The conference theme is “Memory and Remembrance in the Middle Ages and Renaissance,” in honor of the 50th anniversary of the RMMRA. The program organizers invite proposals that consider the idea of memory and remembrance, broadly conceived, during the Middle Ages and Renaissance.