Law and Popular Culture Area: American Culture Association/Popular Culture Association 2018 Joint National Conference

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 1, 2018
Location: 
District Of Columbia, United States
Subject Fields: 
Law and Legal History

We invite papers and presentations on all aspects of law and popular culture, including but not limited to: images of law and outlaws in popular music; representations of the Supreme Court, the Constitution, and the judicial process in popular culture; legal and social aspects of the #MeToo movement; pop culture representations of law enforcement in the age of Black Lives Matter; images of law and justice on the small screen (Westworld, The Americans); music copyr

CALL FOR PAPERS – “The Connecticut Constitution of 1818 and its Times: A Conference" (Nov. 3)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 30, 2018
Location: 
Connecticut, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Law and Legal History, Political History / Studies, Slavery, Women's & Gender History / Studies

The Connecticut Constitution of 1818, celebrating its bicentennial this year, marked a turning point in Connecticut history in many ways.

Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation Research Travel Grants

Type: 
Grant
Date: 
September 15, 2018
Location: 
Michigan, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Diplomacy and International Relations, Law and Legal History, Political History / Studies, Political Science

The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation awards grants of up to $2,200 each in support of research in the archival collections of the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, part of the system of Presidential Libraries administered by the National Archives and Records Administration.  The collections are rich on U.S. government domestic policies, diplomacy, and national political affairs in the 1970s.  A grant helps defray the travel and living expenses of a research trip to the Ford Library.

New Podcast on the Aesthetics and Rhetoric of Money: Money on the Left

Type: 
Online Digital Resources
Location: 
Louisiana, United States
Subject Fields: 
Communication, Film and Film History, Law and Legal History, American History / Studies, Economic History / Studies

The Modern Money Network: Humanities Division (MMN HD) is pleased to announce the launch of its official monthly podcast, Money on the Left. Co-hosted by Scott Ferguson (University of South Florida), William O. Saas (Louisiana State University), and Maxximilian Seijo (University of South Florida), Money on the Left explores the political, aesthetic, and rhetorical dimensions of modern money from a neochartalist perspective. Episodes feature interviews with modern money scholars, close readings, and topical policy commentary.

OGEL Call for Papers: Special Issue on “Social Licence to operate (SLO) in the Extractive and Energy Sectors”

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 1, 2018 to March 31, 2019
Subject Fields: 
Economic History / Studies, Environmental History / Studies, Law and Legal History, Political Science, Public Policy

Dr. Jędrzej Górski, Gokce Mete, and Hon.

[Laws] Topical Collection "Disability Human Rights Law"

Type: 
Call for Papers
Location: 
Switzerland
Subject Fields: 
Human Rights, Law and Legal History, Public Policy, Social Sciences

Dear Colleagues,

Disability Human Rights Law is an emerging field that this Special Issue will help to shape. It is an amalgamation of human rights law, disability studies, and disability rights law. It views rights in novel way, opening a new line of scholarly inquiry. It sees rights as they apply to the individual, with regard to the individual’s particular abilities, needs, and circumstances.

Drugs and Capitalism

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
July 4, 2018 to September 1, 2018
Location: 
Colorado, United States
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Economic History / Studies, Humanities, Law and Legal History, Social History / Studies

Drugs and spices have long been at the center of global trade, but the concept of “drug” in its modern, Western sense is particularly derived from interactions with cultural “others.”  Thinkers such as Jacques Derrida have written on the ancient Pharmakon and its relationship to signification and sacrifice.

Conference Call for Papers: Caribbean Energy Policies, Societies, and Law October 4, 2018

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
August 15, 2018
Location: 
Trinidad & Tobago
Subject Fields: 
Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Economic History / Studies, Humanities, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Law and Legal History

The Faculty of Law & Institute of Gender & Development Studies (IGDS) UWI, St. Augustine Campus in collaboration with The University of Houston's Graduate Certificate in Global Energy, Development, and Sustainability (GEDS) & The UH Law Center's Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Center

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