Call for Papers: The Cost of Freedom: Debt and Slavery

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
August 17, 2016 to October 31, 2016
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
Social Sciences, Philosophy, Literature, Humanities, Area Studies

Brooklyn College, funded by the Ethel R. Wolfe Series on Classical Culture and the Contemporary World, will host The Cost of Freedom: Debt and Slavery on May 19-20, 2017. This conference will bring scholars from numerous disciplines into conversation across the historical timeline to examine how debt, value and payment work to create freedom, liberty and slavery. The deadline for abstracts is October 31, 2016. We will award bursaries taking into account access to institutional funding and the distance travelled.

Open Call - Renewable Futures 2017 - Economia

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 30, 2016
Location: 
Netherlands
Subject Fields: 
Economic History / Studies, Humanities, Philosophy, Social Sciences, World History / Studies

Renewable Futures aims to invent new avenues for more sustainable and imaginative future developments. The first conference took place in Riga (LV) exploring the transformative potential of art. The second Renewables Futures conference will take place in Eindhoven, aiming to push the boundaries of our thinking about economy. The conference will be a part of Economia festival organized by Baltan Laboratories in Natlab, former physics lab of Philips. Economia is a three-day festival in which we collectively explore new ideas and thinking about our economy.

Global Responses to 'the War on Terror': European Journal of English Studies, Vol 22

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 30, 2016
Location: 
Germany
Subject Fields: 
Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Fine Arts, Humanities, Literature

European Journal of English Studies
CALL FOR PAPERS FOR VOLUME 22

Global Responses to the ‘War on Terror’
Guest editors: Michael C. Frank (University of Düsseldorf) and Pavan Malreddy (Goethe University Frankfurt)

The Caribbean Sensorium / ACLA Utrecht 2017

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
July 6, 2017 to July 9, 2017
Location: 
Netherlands
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Humanities, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Literature

This ACLA seminar aims to bring together scholars working on different Caribbean intellectual, literary, and artistic fields to analyze the ways in which practices of looking, listening, touching, tasting, and smelling have been integral to both the reproduction of social conditions and the creation of nodes of dissent and resistance.

Reading and Writing in the Twenty-First-Century Literary Studies Classroom: Theory and Practice

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 3, 2017
Location: 
Australia
Subject Fields: 
Literature, Educational Technology, Humanities

 

Reading and Writing in the Twenty-First-Century Literary Studies Classroom: Theory and Practice

The University of Queensland

Brisbane, Australia

6-8 July 2017

 

Deadline for submissions: 3 February 2017

Contact for general queries: Judith Seaboyer j.seaboyer@uq.edu.au

Confirmed speakers:

Dr David Aldridge, Oxford Brookes University

Dr Tully Barnett, Flinders University

Professor Helen Sword, University of Auckland

 

CFP The Originals

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 1, 2016
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
Film and Film History, Humanities, Literature, Popular Culture Studies, Social Sciences

The Vampire area of the Popular Culture Association is soliciting papers, roundtable discussions and panels of four presenters on any and all aspects of the show The Originals for the PCA/ACA National Conferenece in San Diego, April 12 - 15th, 2017. 

The deadline for proposals is October 1, 2016.

Please submit an abstract on the PCA/ACA website at pcaaca.org.

CfP: Six Feet Under: Exploring Death in Popular Culture (ACLA 2017)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
July 6, 2017 to July 9, 2017
Location: 
Netherlands
Subject Fields: 
Popular Culture Studies, Sociology, Journalism and Media Studies, Humanities, Cultural History / Studies

This is a call for presentations for a proposed seminar to be held as part of the American Comparative Literature Association's Annual Meeting that will take place at Utrecht University in Utrecht, the Netherlands July 6-9, 2017.
 
Those interested are encouraged to contact the seminar organizers (adriana.teodorescu@gmail.com, kundudevaleena@gmail.com) before uploading their abstracts to ACLA website.

Call For Papers, Graduate Conference on Cross-Currents: Finding Fluidity in Identity, Discipline, and Media

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
January 15, 2017
Location: 
Pennsylvania, United States
Subject Fields: 
Digital Humanities, Film and Film History, Graduate Studies, Humanities, Women's & Gender History / Studies

Call For Papers

Cross-Currents: Finding Fluidity in Identity, Discipline, and Media

Saturday, April 8, 2017 Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

With Keynote Address by T. Austin Graham (Columbia University)

Voting open to all for Centre for Modern Indian Studies Photo Competition

Type: 
Prize
Date: 
August 10, 2016 to September 19, 2016
Subject Fields: 
Area Studies, Humanities, South Asian History / Studies, Social Sciences, Social History / Studies

We proudly present the shortlist for public voting in the CeMIS International Photo Competition 2016 "Inequality and diversity in contemporary India (and the Indian diaspora)".

Now it is time to have your say: View and vote for your favourite image(s) at
https://www.facebook.com/CeMIS.Goettingen/photos/?tab=album&album_id=113...

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