The centennial of the Treaty of Versailles compels scholars to reflect on the transformative effects of the Great War of 1914-18. Similarly, the culmination of the Seven Years’ War in 1763 represents a watershed moment in the 18th century. The development of tactics and strategy, the effects of military and political actions, and the shift in the balance of powers was felt by all combatants and their subjects.
CCC International Conference and 2018 SFLGC Congress
Maison Internationale de la Recherche, Cergy-Neuville, November 15-17, 2018
– Presentation of the event and scientific objectives:
CFP: "Worlds of Exchange: The Utopia and Dystopia in Francophone Literature," MLA 2019 in Chicago (3-6 January 2019).
We invite papers on the role of spaces of exchange and the use of other worlds in the Francophone traditions of utopia and dystopia. Examinations of idealized and horrific worlds in Francophone science-fiction and graphic novels are especially welcome. Subtopics can include, but are not limited to :
The central aim of this conference is to draw together a dynamic group of international scholars from France, Canada, and the United States whose work stands at the interface of two emerging sub-disciplines: the history of the French Atlantic and the "new legal history" whose central vector insists on shifting the focus of the field beyond legal structures and frameworks, towards an understanding of how law was actively shaped and applied through the lives and experiences of ordinary men and women. By uncovering and identifying the "voices" of slaves, in
The Kristeva Circle is an academic organization dedicated to promoting scholarship on or inspired by Julia Kristeva. Our 2018 meeting will take place at California State University Northridge on October 26 and 27, 2018. Our keynote speakers are Mariana Ortega (Penn State University) and Ann McClintock (Penn State University).
The Kristeva Circle is an academic organization dedicated to promoting scholarship on or inspired by Julia Kristeva. The Circle holds regular gatherings, the purpose of which is to establish and advance Kristeva scholarship nationally and internationally.
Immoral Money and War Profiteurs (1870-1945)
29-30 May 2018
Maison de la Recherche (Paris-Sorbonne University), Paris
NOTE: Please find below the program of our upcoming conference “Borders. Movements, everyday life, illegalities (1939-1945)”. The conference will be held in the March Bloch room of the Paris 1 University on Saturday, February 24, 2018.
Update January 2018: The organisers of ‘War and the University in the Sixteenth Century’ are delighted to announce that they are now able to offer travel bursaries to enable graduate students and early career scholars to attend this conference. In your application to Dr Rester, please mention that you would like to be considered for such a bursary.