The IH Grad Con Committee welcomes proposals from all students conducting scholarship within the humanities, with special focus on graduate student research. While proposals that respond directly to the conference theme are encouraged, all topics regardless of region, temporality, or discipline will be considered in order to ensure cross-disciplinary dialogue. Abstracts addressing this year’s theme may take the form of individual presentations, research posters, and panel proposals.
Keywords: Television, African Americans, Professionals, Stereotypes, Representation
Editor: LaToya T. Brackett, University of Puget Sound
The Center for the Study of Inequality,
Social Justice and Policy
2018 - 2019 Academic Year
Call for Papers: In/Justice in Higher Ed and at Home
The Phillips Fund of the American Philosophical Society provides grants for research in Native American linguistics, ethnohistory, and the history of studies of Native Americans, in the continental United States and Canada.
The Digital Humanities Caucus of the American Studies Association seeks ASA conference attendees to participate in a session entitled Digital Shorts: States of Emergence and Digital Humanities. The session will consist of “lightning talks” in which participants describe digital projects in 3-5 minute presentations, receive community feedback, and discuss issues raised by the talks.
Workshop on “Democracy, indigenous rights and ethno-racial mobilisation: Latin America in comparative perspective” | 6 October 2018 | Geneva
The Interdisciplinary Workshop
On October 4th, 2018, the working group on Institutional Erasure of Race: Violence across Time and Space will convene at University College London. The workshop is an attempt to study the different modes through which modern institutions have contributed towards structural violence in relation to racial discrimination.
CHAM International conference in Lisbon, 17-20 July 2019
CHAM is proud to announce the organisation of its IV International Conference on Innovation, Invention and Memory in Africa. Following very successful previous editions we are now focusing on Africa, its heritage, challenges and achievements.
The recent rise in problems of immigration and race are of long historical standing. During the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries in Europe, increased colonial expansion, industrialization, economic inequality, and nationalism severely tested the assumptions of a shared social fabric. In this, the visual arts performed a key function by amplifying or mitigating racial and ethnic difference.