The relationship between knowledge production and governance has been at the centre of research on the Spanish Empire for some years. Recent works by Arndt Brendecke, Antonio Barrera-Osorio and Daniela Bleichmar, among others, show the productivity of such approaches. One consensus reached by many recent works seems to be that information was produced and collected by various actors and institutions within the empire, but not necessarily put to use by the governing bodies in Spain.
Seeking Panelists for LASA 2019
Since the 1990s, Latin American countries have witnessed—in different ways and for various reasons—high levels of violence. The war on drugs, migratory phenomena, authoritarian regimes, and guerrilla wars are only few of the factors that have fueled violence across Latin America.
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA), Washington, D.C., March 21-24, 2019.
"Global Cultures of Antifascism, 1920–2016," a special issue of Fascism.
Among the artifacts crafted by humankind, textiles have always held a uniquely interdependent relationship with the environment. Textiles derive from vegetal (linen, cotton), animal (wool, silk) and even mineral origins (as in the case of asbestos fibers).
Call for poetry and poetry translations from Caribbean writers.
The editors of RHINO Poetry invite you to submit your previously unpublished poetry and poetry translations. We are especially interested in submissions of poetry from Caribbean-identified writers for the 2019 issue, but will consider any translations into English.
Submissions are accepted from now until July 31st, 2018.
RHINO also awards an annual translation prize.
The Charles W. Joyner Institute for Gullah and African Diaspora Studies at Coastal Carolina University, Conway, South Carolina, invites abstracts and panel proposals for its 1st Annual International Gullah Geechee and African Diaspora (IGGAD) Conference.
What is the current state of hemispheric American ecocritical studies? Where is the discipline headed?