Join the Literary and Cultural Plant Studies Network for scholarly exchange and collaboration about the study of plants in the Humanities and Social Sciences. You can join our listserv and visit our website at http://plants.sites.arizona.edu/. We invite you to add your publications and/or artwork to our bibliography of primary and secondary materials, and you can find or list plant conferences, panels, workshops, organizations, networks, and planned publications (CfPs).
A conference on the problem of animal exploitation will be held at Bucknell University on Saturday, March 3 from 9:30am to 5:00pm. The special focus of this conference is the abolitionist perspective on animal rights. Speakers include Gary L. Francione and Anna Charlton of Rutgers University Law School, Sherry Colb and Michael Dorf of Cornell University Law School, Gary Steiner of Bucknell University, and the renowned visual artist Sue Coe. The conference includes presentations by all the speakers and will conclude with a round-table discussion.
We live in a world increasingly populated and altered by human beings. Along with the physical transformations have come fundamental changes in how we conceptualize our relationship with the world around us. Where once wild places represented darkness, danger, and temptation, they now conjure images of personal challenge (“conquering” the Appalachian trail or Mount Rainier), individual spiritual renewal, or hope against the degradation of rampant co
People, Place, and Voice: Oral History Basics Workshop
Have you wanted to learn the basics of oral history interviewing but didn't know where to start? Join us for a one-day oral history workshop at the upcoming American Society for Environmental History conference in Riverside, CA, on March 14.
Renewable energy is one of the world's strongest growing industries; more than 100 countries have been developing sustainable energy policies. Renewable energy resources are projected to be one of the major engines of economic growth of the coming decades.
Travel and Tourism in Twentieth-Century Europe
The history of tourism, which has overcome the surprising delay in the attention of contemporary historiography towards “vacation” practices, is nowadays a well-established field of research that includes a vast array of methodological approaches.
Initially, methods and concepts from economic and cultural history prevailed in mainstream tourism historiography; in recent years, political, public, and environmental history outlined the most promising research avenues.
Call for Papers
Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies (CMCS) 7th International Conference
Bridging Gaps: Where is Ethical Glamour in Celebrity Culture?
July 1 – 3, 2018
CEU Summer University invites applications from graduate students, junior or post-doctoral researchers, teachers and professionals in the social sciences and humanities from all over the world.
The first application deadline is February 14, 2018 (unless stated otherwise in the announcement of a particular course).
Financial aid is available for most courses.
See the course list below: