Call For Papers: 2018 American Cultures Workshop, The University of Sydney

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 28, 2018
Location: 
Australia
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Film and Film History, Literature, Cultural History / Studies
 
The American Cultures Workshop at the University of Sydney invites paper proposals for 2018 from scholars across Australia, Asia, New Zealand, the Pacific, Latin America, and the Indian Ocean Basin. 
 
Beginning in March 2018, the American Cultures Workshop will meet on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month from 5:30-7:00pm at the University of Sydney.

REMINDER: Energy humanities: What we know and where we are going (deadline 31/1/2018)

Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
May 10, 2018 to May 11, 2018
Location: 
Slovakia
Subject Fields: 
Environmental History / Studies, Film and Film History, Political History / Studies, Political Science, Social History / Studies

For humankind, energy production and consumption present a double-edged sword. On the one hand, we need energy to survive; on the other hand, the production of energy with current technology poses a threat to our very survival as it is not sustainable from a long-term perspective. The emerging, highly interdisciplinary field of energy humanities (Szeman and Boyer “The Rise of Energy Humanities”, 2014) responds to these concerns by viewing energy as a key factor in contemporary human (social, cultural, political) relations.

Registration open - ‘Apparition: The (Im)materiality of Modern Surface’ (an interdisciplinary symposium)

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
March 9, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Architecture and Architectural History, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Film and Film History, Fine Arts, Humanities

 

‘Apparition: The (Im)materiality of Modern Surface’ 

An Interdisciplinary Symposium
Friday 9 March 2018, Leicester Castle, De Montfort University.

Broadcasting health and disease. Bodies, markets and television, 1950s-1980s. ERC BodyCapital & Wellcome Collection International Conference

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
February 19, 2018 to February 21, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Film and Film History, Health and Health Care, Modern European History / Studies, Public Health, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology

ERC BodyCapital & Wellcome Collection International Conference

 

Broadcasting health and disease. Bodies, markets and television, 1950s-1980s

 

19-21 February 2018

 

PROGRAMME :

https://dhvs.unistra.fr/fileadmin/uploads/websites/dhvs/Manifestations/Broadcasting_Health_and_Disease_PROGRAMME_180118.pdf

 

First Four: The Films of Kasi Lemmons

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 15, 2018
Location: 
California, United States
Subject Fields: 
Film and Film History, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Literature, Popular Culture Studies, African American History / Studies

We are seeking chapter submissions for an edited volume on the films of writer-director Kasi Lemmons. This collection of critical analyses will explore cinematic, narrative, intertextual, and/or thematic elements of the films Eve's Bayou (1997), Caveman's Valentine (2001), Talk to Me (2007), and Black Nativity (2013), as well as their cultural aesthetics and social impact. Abstracts are due March 15, 2018.

International Conference on Psychology and the Arts, Dubrovnik Centre for Advanced Academic Studies,

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
June 27, 2018 to July 1, 2018
Location: 
Croatia
Subject Fields: 
Film and Film History, Humanities, Literature, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Psychology

International Conference on Psychology and the Arts, Dubronik Centre for Advanced Academic Studies, Dubrovnik, Croatia, June 27-July 1, 2018. Sponsored by the PsyArt Foundation and the Dubrovnik Centre. We welcome abstracts on psychology and literature, painting, film, music, or the performing arts.

Abstracts due 01/20/18--CfP: Celebrating 100 years of Women’s Suffrage in Germany and Austria. (GSA; Sept. 27-30; Pittsburgh, PA.

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
January 20, 2018
Location: 
Pennsylvania, United States
Subject Fields: 
European History / Studies, Film and Film History, German History / Studies, Human Rights, Political History / Studies

Call for Papers: Celebrating 100 years of Women’s Suffrage in Germany and Austria. (German Studies Association Conference; Sept. 27-30; Pittsburgh, PA. [National Coalition of Women in German-sponsored panel]). Abstracts due 01/20/18 (Vorträge auf Deutsch oder Englisch willkommen)
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2018 marks 100 years of women's suffrage in Germany and Austria, early European adopters behind only the Scandinavian countries, and 47 years post-suffrage in Switzerland, a late adopter trailed only by Lichtenstein.

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