The Center for the Study of Inequality, Social Justice and Policy 2018 - 2019 Academic Year - Call for Papers: In/Justice in Higher Ed and at Home

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 17, 2018
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Environmental History / Studies, Ethnic History / Studies, Geography, Teaching and Learning

The Center for the Study of Inequality,

Social Justice and Policy

2018 - 2019 Academic Year

Call for Papers: In/Justice in Higher Ed and at Home

Rare Book School Fall and Winter Courses

Type: 
Seminar
Date: 
October 29, 2018 to January 11, 2019
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
Library and Information Science, Literature, Geography, Historic Preservation, Humanities

Rare Book School is Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2018 & Winter 2019 Courses

Applications are now being accepted for six Rare Book School courses offered this fall and winter at the Morgan Library & Museum, the Library of Congress, and the University of Virginia. Visit https://rarebookschool.org/news/fall-winter-2018/ for more details.

In New York City (28 October–2 November):

 - The Book of Hours, 1250–1550; taught by Roger S. Wieck.

In Washington, DC (2–7 December):

CFP | Debt, Freedom, and Development: Insights from Asia

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 10, 2018
Location: 
Singapore
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Sociology, Geography, Asian History / Studies

Debt, Freedom, and Development: Insights from Asia 

Workshop organised by Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore with additional support from Royal Holloway, University of London

Date: 15-16 January 2019

Venue: Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore AS8, #04-04, 10 Kent Ridge Crescent, Singapore 119260

Website: https://ari.nus.edu.sg/Event/Detail/a641d0a4-86a2-4bf7-af6f-cae1e6d7ae81 

Centring Africa: Postcolonial Perspectives on Architecture

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
August 1, 2018 to October 31, 2018
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Architecture and Architectural History, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Geography, World History / Studies

The Canadian Centre for Architecture is launching a collaborative and multidisciplinary research project on architecture’s complex developments in sub-Saharan African countries after independence. This project asks, first, how to understand architecture’s historical role in decolonization, neocolonialism, globalization, and their manifestations across the continent, at local and regional scales; and, second, how this understanding can challenge established methods and disciplinary conventions of architectural and urban studies. 

Call for Chapters: Interrupting Globalisation: Heterotopia in the Twenty-First Century

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 15, 2018
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Urban History / Studies, Geography, Popular Culture Studies, Cultural History / Studies

Confirmed contributors:

Kevin Hetherington (the Open University), author of Badlands of Modernity: Heterotopia and Social Ordering

Lieven De Cauter (Catholic University of Leuven), editor of Heterotopia and the City: Public Space in a Postcivil Society

Christoph Lindner (University of Oregon), author of Imagining New York City: Literature, Urbanism, and the Visual Arts

 

Editors: Simon Ferdinand, Irina Souch and Daan Wesselman (the University of Amsterdam)

 

CFP: Aesthetics of Gentrification: Art, Architecture, and Displacement

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 5, 2019 to April 6, 2019
Location: 
Oregon, United States
Subject Fields: 
Architecture and Architectural History, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Urban History / Studies, Urban Design and Planning, Geography

CFP: Aesthetics of Gentrification: Art, Architecture, and Displacement

International Conference, University of Oregon in Portland, April 5-6, 2019

Organized by Slow Lab at the University of Oregon, this interdisciplinary conference brings togeher scholars from across the humanities, social sciences, and art and design fields to explore the aesthetic dimensions of gentrification in the present era of accelerated urbanism.

International Conference on Ecocriticism and Environmental Studies

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
October 20, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Animal Studies, Anthropology, Environmental History / Studies, Geography, Historic Preservation

Ecocriticism plays a significant role in shaping environmental consciousness. Representations of nature’s agency become central to many studies conducted in literature, culture studies, philosophy, history, sociology or political science. This conference aims to explore the relationship between the physical environment and text in its broader meaning as well as analyse the social concerns raised by environmental crisis.

Conference panels will be related, but not limited, to:

Final Extended Call for Contributions to forthcoming Anthology: Crossing Borders: Delineations of Space in Medieval and Early Modern Literature

Type: 
Call for Publications
Date: 
August 1, 2018 to January 1, 2019
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies, Literature, Geography, British History / Studies

Final Extended Call for Contributions to forthcoming Anthology: Crossing Borders: Delineations of Space in Medieval and Early Modern Literature  

CfP: CITIES AND CHANGE: THREE DECADES OF POST-SOCIALIST TRANSITION (1989-2019), Darmstadt, 17-18. May 2019

Type: 
Call for Papers
Location: 
Germany
Subject Fields: 
Architecture and Architectural History, Geography, Sociology, Urban Design and Planning, Urban History / Studies

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