The Caribbean basin has long been theorized as a crossroads of multiple political, cultural, environmental, and social influences. Within the specific context of the French Antilles, the 1946 act of departmentalization has served to increase the region’s ambiguous political and cultural status.
Call for Papers:
New Representations of Motherhood in the Literature of the New Millennium
Please consider submitting an abstract for the roundtable on New Representations of Motherhood in the Literature of the New Millennium, NeMLA Convention, Washington, DC, March 21-24, 2019.
The European History Section of the Southern Historical Association invites proposals for individual papers and complete panels for presentation at the annual meeting of the Southern Historical Association in Louisville, Kentucky, November 7-10, 2019. Papers on any aspect and any period of European history or European history in global context are welcome.
International Conference, London, October 2019 (exact date unconfirmed)
Will to Truth: Sarah Kofman and the Relief of Philosophy
Organised by John McKeane and Jacob Bates-Firth
Speakers: Tina Chanter; Cillian O’Farthaigh; Mathieu Fracowiack; Duncan Large; Ginette Michaud; Elizabeth Rottenberg; Charlotte Thevenet, and others.
The workshop aims at gathering young researchers who address in their work the political, social and cultural transformations of the “postwar moment” in Europe. The periodization scheme of the second thirty years’ war imposed 1945 as a clear historiographical divide and watershed after the Holocaust. Consequently, 1945 and the aftermath of the war have long been featured as either prequel for what was to follow or as an extension of the history of World War II.
Call for Panel Papers : NeMLA Conference 2019
NeMLA 2019 Conference Panel
Critical Fashion & Luxury at NeMLA 2019
Jen Sweeney (Bard College), Nigel Lezama (Brock University) & Jess Clark (Brock University) are co-organizing a small series of critical fashion and luxury studies interventions and events at NeMLA in Washington, DC, from March 21 to 24, 2019. We are seeking 200-word proposals from speakers for the following panel and round table:
Power Dressing: Counter-Hegemonic Practices in Fashion And Luxury
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA), Washington, D.C., March 21-24, 2019.
“Americans in Paris from Thomas Jefferson to the 21st Century: A long-lasting fascination ”