Polish Journal for American Studies (PJAS) Special Issue: “Other Souths on page and screen.”
War and migration in eastern Africa often produce remarkable narratives from both adults and children alike. This panel will focus on the ways in which war and migration have impacted storytelling, in the form of folktales, novels, memoirs, and nonfiction, in eastern Africa. It will seek to understand what kinds of narratives are produced by both children and adults who are affected by conflict and displacement. What kinds of theoretical approaches can be used to analyze such texts? What impact do such texts have on the global community?
CFP: World History Connected Forum on “Film and World History: New Approaches and Sources”
Motivating Monuments: Defining Collective Identities in Public Spaces is a symposium hosted by the graduate students of the History of Art and Architecture Department at the University of Pittsburgh held November 2-3, 2018. Dr. Jacqueline Jung will serve as the symposium's keynote speaker.
51 years after Star Trek: The Original Series first aired on U.S. American TV, Star Trek: Discovery is updating the franchise for the 21st century. Like TOS was in the 60s, Discovery is firmly rooted in the zeitgeist and current political climate—a fact that has led to surprising amount of backlash from some corners of the fandom.
A provisional schedule for the upcoming conference, Money on the Left: Word, Image, Praxis, is now available through the Modern Money Network Humanities Division's expanding website: http://modern-money-humanities.webflow.io/schedule.
The research program MEDIA (TransCrit, EA 1569) is organizing a one-day workshop on brand placement in film and TV series. The workshop will be held at the University of Paris 8 on Friday 15 June 2018.
Call for Applications
Application deadline: March 1, 2018
NEH Summer Institute
For College and University Teachers
Culture in the Cold War: East German Art, Music, and Film
June 17-July 14, 2018