ReFocus: The Films of Xavier Dolan

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
May 30, 2017
Location: 
Quebec, Canada
Subject Fields: 
Film and Film History, French History / Studies, Popular Culture Studies, Canadian History / Studies

Ever since his first feature film J’ai tué ma mère premiered at Cannes in 2009, where it received an eight-minute standing ovation and three awards, every film from the prolific and precocious 28 year-old Québécois director Xavier Dolan has generated significant buzz. A recipient of numerous international awards, Dolan has recently taken his career into genre filmmaking (with Tom à la ferme, which premiered at Venice and garnered the prestigious FRIPESCI prize) and to an international level, with his first English-language feature The Death and Life of John F.

Governance and Rights. Law, Religion, and Sexuality in Caribbean Literature and Culture

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 30, 2017
Location: 
Austria
Subject Fields: 
Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Chicana/o History / Studies, Spanish and Portuguese History / Studies, French History / Studies, Law and Legal History

Call for Papers/Abstracts

 

Governance and Rights

Law, Religion, and Sexuality in Caribbean Literature and Culture

 

Junior Research Conference: Society of Caribbean Research (Socare)

Venue: University of Salzburg

Organizers: Christopher F. Laferl, Ralph Poole, Philipp Seidel

Date: 23 – 25 November 2017

 

Non-hegemonic masculinities: ambiguous and plural configurations

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
May 15, 2017 to May 16, 2017
Location: 
Belgium
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Psychology, Sociology, Women's & Gender History / Studies, French History / Studies

The Conference will be held in French, but it will be possible to address questions in English.

CFP: Essays on Voltaire’s "Candide"

Type: 
Call for Publications
Date: 
June 18, 2017
Location: 
Florida, United States
Subject Fields: 
European History / Studies, French History / Studies, Humanities, Literature, Modern European History / Studies

Sibilant Press is looking for essays on Voltaire’s Candide, to be published alongside the novel. Essays should be written for a general audience. Potential topics include (but are not limited to):

 

CFP: Relations between Britain and France in World War Two

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 3, 2017
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Diplomacy and International Relations, British History / Studies, French History / Studies, Modern European History / Studies, Military History

Call for Papers: Relations between Britain and France in World War Two

Institut Français d’Ecosse, Edinburgh, 3 May 2017

Roundtable speakers: Professor Peter Jackson (Glasgow) and Dr Emile Chabal (Edinburgh).

 

CFP Deadline Reminder: The Art of Revolutions, October 26-28, 2017

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 1, 2017
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, European History / Studies, French History / Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies

The tumult and transformations resulting from the Age of Revolutions (1770s-1840s) created a trans-Atlantic body of art and material culture that reflected and inspired new ideas and actions.  Inspired by Curious Revolutionaries: The Peales of Philadelphia, the American Philosophical Society’s 2017 exhibition on the legacy of the patriot portraitist Charles Willson Peale and his artistic family from the eighteenth century until the middle of the nineteenth, the Philadelphia Museum of Art (PMA)’s forthcoming publication of The Art of the Peales: Adaptations and Innovations,

Une autre histoire des modernisations agricoles au XXe siècle / Environmental history of 20th century agricultural modernizations

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 15, 2017 to September 16, 2017
Location: 
France
Subject Fields: 
Environmental History / Studies, French History / Studies

"Une autre histoire des modernisations agricoles au XXe siècle" is a Conference convened in Sept 115-16, 2017, by the RUCHE (Réseau Universitaire de Chercheurs en Histoire de l’Environnement), the AHPNE (Association pour l’Histoire de la Protection de la Nature et de l’Environnement) and the Centre Alexandre Koyré (CNRS-EHESS-MNHN).

 

Call for proposals

CfP: Australian Society for French Studies annual conference: Truth and representation / Vérité et représentation (December 13-15, 2017)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
July 3, 2017
Location: 
Australia
Subject Fields: 
French History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Languages, Literature

Truth and Representation
The Australian National University, 13-15 December

Confirmed keynote speakers:
Professor Nicki Hitchcott, University of St Andrews
Dr Chris Watkin, Monash University

Public Lecture “Re-examining French Success in the First Italian Campaign, 1796-97.”

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
March 30, 2017
Location: 
Florida, United States
Subject Fields: 
European History / Studies, French History / Studies, Military History, World History / Studies, Italian History / Studies

Public Lecture “Re-examining French Success in the First Italian Campaign, 1796-97.”

A Call for Papers: Roundtable on Vladimir Jankélévitch in the twenty-first century

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 1, 2017
Location: 
Australia
Subject Fields: 
French History / Studies, Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, Humanities, Philosophy, Religious Studies and Theology

A roundtable to be held at the Institute for Social Justice, Australian Catholic University, Sydney, 18-19th February 2018.

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