Latino fatherhood and paternal figures are ever present in literature, film, and television, yet there is a lack of scholarly attention on their representation. Research has largely focused on Latina/Chicana motherhood and maternal figures. The purpose of this edited collection, titled "Latino Fatherhood: Papá in Popular Narrative," is to address this major gap in Latinx cultural studies by investigating how Latino fatherhood is defined, represented, and challenged in literature, film, and television.
The Mining History Association's Research Grants Program is open to all who are currently engaged in or who plan to conduct mining history research. Research may focus on technology, business, social and cultural life, the environment, or any other aspect of mining, its associated industries, and its communities. It may concentrate on any era or geographical location. Anyone may apply, including graduate students, academic scholars, public sector professionals, independent scholars, writers, and educators.
$1,500 PRIZE FOR JEWISH GENEALOGY RESEARCH - Submission date extended
A $1,500 Prize in the name of Chava Agmon ל''ז will be offered for completed but unpublished research in the field of Jewish Genealogy .
Applications for the prize should be submitted by 30 April 2018.
The 4th Biennial Show & Prove Hip Hop Studies Conference 2018 is now accepting proposals for papers, panels, performances, workshops, films, and roundtables to be included in this year's conference. The keywords are hustling and response/ability.
Race and Ethnicity in America, a four-volume encyclopedia to be published by ABC Clio, is looking for contributors of essays ranging from 1000 to 2000 words on a variety of topics in the history of American race and ethnicity. The editors invite inquiries from interested scholars. A headword list with all available entries will be emailed to those seeking more information. The essays will need to be completed during the coming summer. A modest honorarium is offered for completed, published entries.
Special Issue of Studies in American Jewish Literature
Guest editors: Jonathan Freedman and Laurence Roth
To celebrate the establishment of the Jewish Kentucky Oral History Project, we are hosting a the Kentucky Jewish History Symposium at the University of Kentucky April 12-13, 2018. Thanks to a unique partnership between University of Kentucky’s Interdisciplinary Program in Jewish Studies, the Jewish Heritage Fund for Excellence (JHFE), and the Louie B.
Corporeal Restrictions, Embodied Freedoms: Italian Interventions on the Body