Conferencias Caribeñas 21 - Dr. Stuart Schwartz - “In the Shadow of Flora and Katrina: Response to Hurricanes Irma and Maria in the Neoliberal Age”

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
February 8, 2018
Location: 
Puerto Rico, United States
Subject Fields: 
Public Policy, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Environmental History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies

The Institute of Caribbean Studies, University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras (UPR-RP), invites the academic community and the general public to the Keynote Lecture: “In the Shadow of Flora and Katrina: Response to Hurricanes Irma and Maria in the Neoliberal Age”, by Dr. Stuart B. Schwartz, George Burton Adams Professor of History; Council  on Latin American & Iberian Studies, Yale University. Dr. Juan A.

Violencia e infancia en el cine latinoamericano: miradas al siglo XX / Violence and Childhood in Latin American Cinema: Perspectives of the 20th Century

Type: 
Call for Publications
Date: 
May 30, 2018
Location: 
Germany
Subject Fields: 
Childhood and Education, Film and Film History, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies

In Latin American historiography there is still much research to be done in order to recuperate the heterogeneous histories of childhood, not only as an area into which adults have projected utopian hopes of a better future, but also as a field in which the worst forms of dominance, exclusion and violence manifest themselves. Throughout Latin American history, children have often been marginalized subjects exposed to multiple forms of violence – from the microcosm of the family to the macrocosm of society.

Extension deadline Call for Papers. LAGLOBAL Symposium. THE GLOBAL PAST AND FUTURE OF LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 19, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Atlantic History / Studies, Colonial America, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies

This one-day international symposium will address the global dimensions of Latin American Studies, past, present and future. Confident that the field cannot be properly understood merely as a product of the Cold War, this symposium will take the long, global view of the field.

Women's Suffrage in the Americas NEH Summer Institute

Type: 
Summer Program
Date: 
March 1, 2018
Location: 
Wisconsin, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Canadian History / Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Political History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

The National Endowment for the Humanities and Carthage College invite you to apply for a professional development opportunity in women’s history this summer.

Come and explore the remarkably understudied stories of how women in the Americas achieved the suffrage. Seventeen specialists from Argentina to Canada will each present a piece of the interconnecting pattern that led to suffrage extensions across the hemisphere. 

National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute 'Suffrage in the Americas'

Type: 
Summer Program
Date: 
March 1, 2018
Location: 
Wisconsin, United States
Subject Fields: 
Political History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Political Science

During this two week NEH summer institute, you are invited to explore the remarkably understudied story of how women in the Americas achieved suffrage. Seventeen specialists from Argentina to Canada will each present a piece of the inter connecting pattern that led to suffrage extensions across the hemisphere. You will receive a stipend to defray the costs of the institute, the opportunity to interact with colleagues from across the Americas and work alongside of some of the leading scholars in the field of women's history. University and community college faculty are invited to apply.

Extended Deadline-Call for Papers: Recreation and Society in Africa, Asia and Latin America

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 28, 2018
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Asian History / Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Race Studies, Sport History & Studies

We invite submissions for Volume 6 of the peer-reviewed academic journal Recreation and Society in Africa, Asia and Latin America (RASAALA). Volume 6 is tentatively titled “Race and Inequality in Recreation”. We are particularly interested in articles that explore the ties between race, inequality, and access to leisure through sociological, historical, psychological, economic, political, legal, medical, literary, philosophical, and/or interdisciplinary lenses.

CFP: Lusophone/Hispanophone Caucus at ALA 2018

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 10, 2018
Location: 
District Of Columbia, United States
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Humanities, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Spanish and Portuguese History / Studies

In line with the theme proposed for the 44th annual meeting of the African Literature Association in 2018, “The Environments of African Literature”, the Lusophone/Hispanophone Caucus (LHCALA) invites submissions for roundtables, paper or poster presentations that engage Lusophone and/or Hispanophone perspectives.

Summer in Cuba With North Carolina State University

Type: 
Summer Program
Location: 
North Carolina, United States
Subject Fields: 
Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Environmental History / Studies, Ethnic History / Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Social History / Studies

North Carolina State University is excited to announce the 2018 Summer in Cuba program, based in Havana with excursions to other regions. The program runs for three weeks, May 19 - June 9, 2018 and is open to students from other universities.

Students may take one or both of the following three credit courses: “Environmental History of Cuba,” (HI 395) and “Cuba Today: Historical and Sociopolitical Perspectives” (HI 295) Both courses are offered in English, and although it is preferred that students have completed two semesters of Spanish, it is not a requirement.

Homeopathy in Latin America and Spain: Local Developments and its International Networks / Homeopatía en Latinoamérica y España: Desarrollos locales y redes internacionales

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 30, 2018
Subject Fields: 
Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Humanities, Public Health, Archival Science

We are pleased to receive manuscripts on homeopathy in Latin America and their transnational networks to be published in the journal História, Ciências, Saúde-Manguinhos (HCSM) (http://www.revistahcsm.coc.fiocruz.br/). The journal is a quarterly publication of the Casa de Oswaldo Cruz (COC/Fiocruz) and publishes original peer-reviewed articles and research notes, documents and images of historical merit, debates, interviews, and reviews of books and online resources, all pertaining to the history of science and health.

Call for submissions: Inaugural Horowitz Book Prize for best book on the decorative arts, design history, or material culture of the Americas

Type: 
Prize
Date: 
March 1, 2018
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Anthropology, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Native American History / Studies

 

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