CFP special issue on Intermediaries and Migrations, Mediators, Places of Transit for Historia Crítica

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 1, 2020
Subject Fields: 
Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Indigenous Studies, Ethnic History / Studies, Borderlands

This is a call for papers for a special issue of Historia Crítica, published out of the Universidad de los Andes.

Historia Crítica, published by the Faculty of Social Sciences at Universidad de los Andes (Bogotá, Colombia), announces a call for papers for the dossier “Intermediaries and Migrations. Mediators and Places of Transit”, to be received between June 1st and October 1st, 2020.

CFP - Managing the Cosmopolitan City: Inter-Asian Strategies of Ethnic Administration, Past and Present

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 1, 2020
Location: 
Singapore
Subject Fields: 
Area Studies, Ethnic History / Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Social Sciences, Urban History / Studies

CALL FOR PAPERS DEADLINE | 1 SEPTEMBER 2020

Managing the Cosmopolitan City: Inter-Asian Strategies of Ethnic Administration, Past and Present
14 - 15 January 2021
Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore

NeMLA 2021: Identity, Diversity, and Representation in Video Games

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 30, 2020
Location: 
Pennsylvania, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Asian American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Ethnic History / Studies

With more research and analysis of video games as literary and cultural media in the last few years, there are still substantial gaps relating to the role of diversity and non-normative identities in games. This roundtable panel welcomes papers topics related (but not limited to) the role of identity in video games, the expression of non-normative identities through games, inclusion and diversity in the video game industry, and any other topics related to identity and representation in video games.

Paradise Lost? A Political History of British Southern Cameroons from 1916 to 1972

Type: 
Journal
Date: 
September 5, 2020
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Demographic History / Studies, Ethnic History / Studies, Political History / Studies

After Germany lost its control over Cameroon during the First World War when its last stronghold on the territory at Mora fell on 20 February 1916, less than a month after, the two victors finally reached an agreement that formally partitioned Cameroon into two unequal parts, with the French taking almost four-fifths of the

General CFP: Journal of American Studies of Turkey

Type: 
Journal
Date: 
July 14, 2020 to July 14, 2021
Location: 
Turkey
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies, Literature, Ethnic History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies

An international biannual print and on-line publication of the American Studies Association of Turkey, the Journal of American Studies of Turkey operates with a double-blind peer review system and publishes work in English by scholars of any nationality on American literature, history, art, music, film, popular culture, institutions, politics, economics, geography and related subjects. The Editorial Board welcomes articles which cross conventional borders between academic disciplines, as well as comparative studies of America and other cultures.

Conference: Remaking the University in Our Image

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
August 10, 2020
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Humanities, Intellectual History, Cultural History / Studies, Ethnic History / Studies

Academic work has never been more precarious. Between the neoliberal austerity measures that undercut higher education funding over the last decade and the COVID crisis that amplified the inequalities produced by this system, we face the very real prospect of the end of scholarly labor. 

The Diasporic Plate: Food in the Contemporary Diasporic World in Times of Crisis

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
November 27, 2020 to December 11, 2020
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Black History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Ethnic History / Studies, Humanities, Women's & Gender History / Studies

The Diasporic Plate

Open to scholars of food studies, postcolonial and migration studies, history etc., this online conference explores the pivotal role of food discourses in times of crisis, including the current pandemic. In everyday life, history and representation, food occupies a central role. 

We invite 15 minute papers on the following themes:

food and consumption

food and resilience

literary and cultural representations of food

women and global food systems

migration and foodways

taste and the urban environment

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