The latest research indicates that more than 400 million people embark annually on traditional pilgrimages in Saudi Arabia, India, Japan, and elsewhere, with the numbers steadily increasing. Pilgrimage is one of the most ancient practices of humankind and is associated with a great variety of religious and spiritual traditions, beliefs and sacred geographies. As a global phenomenon, pilgrimage facilitates interaction between and among diverse peoples from countless cultures, occupations, and walks of life.
The Projector is developing a special issue on film and media productions created by and for individuals and constituencies interested in something other than standard Hollywood fare.
Unwatchable Scenes, Unhappy Spectators: A New Imperative of Representation
A Special Issue of
Graduate students, faculty and other practitioners in relevant humanities and social science fields are invited to submit entries for the tentatively titled "Encyclopedia of Racial Violence in America." If interested, please contact Douglas Flowe (email@example.com) to inquire about the list of essay topics still available before DECEMBER 1, 2017. We will respond to requests as quickly as possible.
“Individuals typically learn their assigned place in hierarchies of race, gender, ethnicity, sexuality, nation, and social class in their families of origin,” argues Patricia Hill Collins in her study of the intersectionality of “race,” nationhood, and gender in racial/ethnic US American families. Hill Collins’s work shifts the focus from long dominant to less restrictive family models and their representation in literature, film, and other cultural and artistic expressions as well as in legal, economic, and social situations.
The Activist History Review invites proposals for articles that address the theme of “organized labor” to be featured in the November issue.
CFP Issue 5.1 (Open Issue)
We invite research projects among a broad spectrum of topics. Employment of traditional ethnographic and qualitative research projects provides the common thread for conference papers.