Emmanuel Levinas writes extensively about the temptations of knowledge and the seductions of intelligibility and intentional consciousness as they enable a fascination for ontology, power, and war. For nearly 13 years, the North American Levinas Society has worked to preserve and focus this critique through social apertures that privilege questions of historical violence, transgenerational suffering, memory and repair.
The Maine State Bicentennial Conference Committee at the University of Maine seeks proposals for individual papers, complete panels, as well as alternate formats at a conference that will explore all aspects of the Maine statehood process as well as bicentennial commemoration.
The scholarly conference will be held at the University of Maine in Orono, with a field trip to Augusta, from May 30 to June 1, 2019. Confirmed keynote speakers are Alan Taylor (Univ. of Virginia) and Laurel Thatcher Ulrich (Harvard Univ.). The conferene will be open to the public for a small fee.
Building Transdisciplinary Relationships: Indigenous & German Studies
Special issue of Seminar: A Journal of Germanic Studies
As women of color faculty continue to chart pathways into university administration, they enter a space that can be isolating and, in many instances, without mentorship. This one-day workshop is designed to provide women of color faculty who are either entering or considering higher education administration the opportunity to hear and be in conversation with experienced women of color administrators from a diverse representation of institutions.
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History of Education Society Outstanding Book Award
This award recognizes the most outstanding book on the history of education published during the previous year. This includes work on schooling as well as educational institutions and processes more broadly, concerning the U.S. and/or other locations. Only books copyrighted in 2017 are eligible for consideration for the 2018 prize.
Criteria used to evaluate the books include:
The Indigenous Studies Area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association seeks panel proposals and paper abstracts for the annual Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association conference to be held from Thursday-Sunday, 4-7 October 2018 at the Hyatt Regency Indianapolis, IN.
The Native American Studies Area of the Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association is accepting proposals dealing with any issue peratining to the literuature, representation, or history of Native Americans. Proposals are due by June 30, 2018, and the conference takes place at the Lord Baltimore Hotel in Baltimore, MD from November 8 to 10, 2018. The conference is open to students, academics, and independent scholars.