Transport and mobility have long been associated with the circulation of people/bodies, goods/matter, elements/microorganisms, and ideas/thoughts within and across territories. As some authors claim, we live in an age of movement, or, what Thomas Nail calls the Kinocene. In recent years, scholars engaging with the mobilities paradigm have analysed how those fluxes are moulded by or create new patterns of power, identities, and everyday micro-geographies.
Deadline for abstracts: 15 April 2021
Full papers due: 1 September 2021
Publication: April 2022
Afrosouthernfuturism and the Black Speculative Arts
In her 2014 text, All Joking Aside, Rebecca Krefting argued that “Jokesters unmask inequality by identifying the legal arrangements and cultural attitudes and beliefs contributing to their subordinated status—joking about it, challenging that which has become normalized and compulsory, and offering new solutions and strategie
This panel will explore the range of established and emerging methodological approaches to the global South. Interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary approaches are especially welcome. Send 250-word abstract and brief bio by March 15, 2021 to email@example.com.
CAPTIVITY AND SOCIAL JUSTICE IN MODERN ITALIAN CULTURE
26-27 FEBRUARY 2021
UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER – YORK UNIVERSITY
Elena Bellina (University of Rochester), Matteo Brera (York University)
The Transatlantic Roundtable on Religion and Race in collaboration with Krik Krak, presents BlakPak Critical Conversations, State of the Race, The African Diaspora Across the Globe. The first of a series of dialogues with intellectuals from across the African Diaspora. Our first conversation features Dr Anthony Reddie, Oxford University, Dr Shelene Gomes, University of the West Indies, Dr Walter E. Fluker Boston University and Dr Nisrin Elamin Bryn Mawr College. The event will be hosted online at 7.30pm UK time (GMT) Saturday 27th February. Register via eventbrite.
The State Historical Society of Iowa announces a grant program for 2021/2022. The State Historical Society of Iowa will award up to fifteen research stipends of $1,000 each to support original research and interpretive writing related to the history of Iowa or Iowa and the Midwest. Preference will be given to applicants proposing to pursue previously neglected topics or new approaches to or interpretations of previously treated topics.