Recipients of the 2022 WCGS Diversity and Inclusion Grants

Type: 
Grant
Subject Fields: 
European History / Studies, German History / Studies, Languages, Modern European History / Studies, Teaching and Learning

The Waterloo Centre for German Studies is pleased to announce the recipients of our Diversity and Inclusion Grants. These grants have been created to support scholars and programs in their efforts to diversify German studies in Canada. For 2022 - 2023, we are funding three Graduate Research Grants and four Curriculum and Programming Grants:

CMRC Study day - Identity, Culture and Language in the Pre-Modern World (c. 500-1700): Interactions and Exchanges

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
May 31, 2022
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, British History / Studies, European History / Studies, Languages, Maritime History / Studies

Hosted by the Centre for medieval and Renaissance Studies at the University of Southampton, this study day responds to the emerging interest in global histories and questions of cross-cultural interaction and exchange that has energized the fields of Medieval and Early Modern studies in recent years. The study day brings together work across disciplines that explores the conditions, processes, and effects of cross-cultural and cross-linguistic contacts in the Medieval and Early Modern World.

Book Market in Kyrgyzstan: call for roundtable participants

Type: 
Conference
Massachusetts,
Date: 
October 11, 2022
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Russian or Soviet History / Studies, Area Studies, Languages, Library and Information Science

Academic Studies Press, a multi-lingual US-based publisher, is organizing a roundtable within the framework of the Life in Kyrgyzstan conference, which will take place in Bishkek on October 11-12 this year. We invite academics, publishers and libraries' representatives to discuss the developments of book market and readership in Kyrgyzstan.

Some possible questions for the round table:

*Deadline Extended* -- CFP: Diversity and Social Justice in the Language Classroom (MMLA Panel)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
May 10, 2022
Location: 
Minnesota, United States
Subject Fields: 
Languages, Teaching and Learning

Proposals are invited for a special session at the annual conference of the Midwest Modern Language Association, which will take place 17-20 November 2022 in Minneapolis. This session seeks to generate a discussion of various approaches instructors have adopted to address issues of diversity and social justice in the language classroom.

The State of South Caucasus Language Instruction in the U.S.: A Virtual Workshop

Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
May 3, 2022
Subject Fields: 
Area Studies, History Education, Humanities, Languages

It has become increasingly important and necessary for researchers studying the South Caucasus to know the languages of Armenian, Azerbaijani, and Georgian. Not only can Russian no longer be relied upon as a lingua franca serving as the language of scholarly publication and facilitating communication in-country, but in order to incorporate local perspectives and utilize original source material, students and scholars need to develop a working knowledge of the local languages. Yet learning Armenian, Azerbaijani, and Georgian pose several challenges for U.S.

CfP French and Francophone Literature and Culture Panel at PAMLA 2022 Conference

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
November 11, 2022 to November 13, 2022
Location: 
California, United States
Subject Fields: 
French History / Studies, Humanities, Languages, Teaching and Learning, Political History / Studies

French and Francophone Literature and Culture Panel at PAMLA 2022 Conference in Los Angeles, CA

 

Date: November 11-13, 2022

Keele University's 45th Latin and Palaeography Summer School

Type: 
Summer Program
Date: 
July 30, 2022 to August 4, 2022
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Languages, Local History, Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies, Social History / Studies

Keele University’s Latin and Palaeography Summer School is in its 45th year, and will run from Saturday 30th July to Thursday 4th August. Students can choose in-situ tuition on Keele’s campus or online tuition via the university’s Microsoft Teams platform.

ICERI2022 (15th annual International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation)

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
November 7, 2022 to November 9, 2022
Location: 
Spain
Subject Fields: 
Educational Technology, Languages, Teaching and Learning

You are invited to participate at ICERI2022 (15th annual International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation) that will be held on the 7th, 8th and 9th of November 2022 in Seville (Spain).

 

Lucrezia Zaina Lecture with Dr Simone Brioni: Revitalising History and Memory.

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
April 27, 2022
Subject Fields: 
Italian History / Studies, Languages, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Film and Film History

Dear list members,

I am pleased to announce the 2022 Lucrezia Zaina Bequest Lecture with Dr Simone Brioni at the University of Liverpool (online):

Revitalising History and Memory: Collaborative Experiences. An inclusive re-evaluation of Italian symbols acknowledging multiple perspectives.

Wednesday 27 April 18:30-19:45 CEST - online event.

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