Knowledge and Governance in the Early Modern Spanish Empire

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
November 29, 2018 to November 30, 2018
Location: 
Germany
Subject Fields: 
Atlantic History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Early Modern History and Period Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Spanish and Portuguese History / Studies

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.

Latin America and the Aesthetics of Violence

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 21, 2019 to March 24, 2019
Location: 
District Of Columbia, United States
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Humanities, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Spanish and Portuguese History / Studies

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.

Beyond the Contact Zone: Redefining Discourses of Culture and Identity for the 21st Century (NeMLA 2019)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 30, 2018
Location: 
District Of Columbia, United States
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, French History / Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Literature, South Asian History / Studies

Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA), Washington, D.C., March 21-24, 2019.

Fourth Annual African American Intellectual History Society Conference

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 22, 2019 to March 23, 2019
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, African History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Race Studies

Call for Proposals: Special Issue of Fascism. Journal of Comparative Fascist Studies, "Global Cultures of Antifascism, 1920–2016"

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 30, 2018
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Asian History / Studies, European History / Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, World History / Studies

"Global Cultures of Antifascism, 1920–2016," a special issue of Fascism.

Textile Ecologies: Environmental Aesthetics and Transmaterial Dynamics of Cloth (CAA New York 2019)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 13, 2019 to February 16, 2019
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Anthropology, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Environmental History / Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies

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).

RHINO Poetry

Type: 
Journal
Date: 
July 15, 2018
Location: 
Illinois, United States
Subject Fields: 
Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Humanities, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Literature, Women's & Gender History / Studies

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. 

International Gullah Geechee and African Diaspora Conference

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
July 13, 2018 to September 7, 2018
Location: 
South Carolina, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, African History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Slavery

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.

CFP: Current and Future Ecocriticisms of the Americas, Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment, Davis CA June 26-29, 2019

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
August 20, 2018
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
Chicana/o History / Studies, Environmental History / Studies, Indigenous Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Literature

What is the current state of hemispheric American ecocritical studies?  Where is the discipline headed?

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