Call for Papers: Medical Heritage Library Conference 2020

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 18, 2020
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Teaching and Learning, Digital Humanities, Sexuality Studies, Race Studies

The Medical Heritage Library, Inc. is hosting an online conference to celebrate a decade of digitizing primary resources in the history of medicine on Friday November 13, 2020.

CfP for Verge: Race, Racialization, and Antiracism: Reimagining the Study of Global Asias

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
July 31, 2020
Subject Fields: 
Asian American History / Studies, Asian History / Studies, Area Studies, Race Studies, Race / Ethnic Studies

CfP: Verge 8.1 A&Q – “Race, Racialization, and Antiracism: Reimagining the Study of Global Asias”

Pandemic: Race. Politics. Literature.

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
August 31, 2020
Location: 
Poland
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Literature, Race Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Political History / Studies

In his recent release Pandemic! Covid-19 Shakes the World, Slavoj Zizek speculates that “the lines that separate us from barbarism are drawn more and more clearly. One of the signs of civilization today is the growing perception that continuing the various wars that circle the globe as totally crazy and meaningless.

International Conference on Digital Humanities: “Digital Dialogues”

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
October 24, 2020 to October 25, 2020
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Digital Humanities, Humanities, Research and Methodology, Social Sciences, Race Studies

With the epidemic shaking the world and the research/teaching/learning being moved online, the field of Digital Humanities has received unprecedented attention of scholars and professionals. It has become vital to explore its theories, methods and practices and to clarify its multiple possibilities and challenges.

Evolving Rhetoric of Whiteness

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 30, 2020
Location: 
Pennsylvania, United States
Subject Fields: 
Communication, Composition & Rhetoric, Popular Culture Studies, Race / Ethnic Studies, Race Studies

Whiteness is often described as too hard to see, like a fish noticing it swims in water.  It’s also hard to hear. Scholars have long pointed out how silence has been a strategic rhetoric for white people. Not speaking up about race allows white people to retain the default status as the American norm. In their 1995 article, “Whiteness: A Strategic Rhetoric,” Nakayama and Krizek attempt to reveal whiteness by exposing its performativity in daily life.

Resisting White Supremacy in the African Diaspora: Moving Towards Liberation and Decolonization

Type: 
Call for Papers
New Jersey,
Date: 
January 1, 2021
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Ethnic History / Studies, Race Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

The months of May and June, 2020, saw unprecedented global protests against anti-Black racism and calls for a more equitable and just society that recognizes the humanity and lives of people of African descent.

Slavic Review Forum on Race and Bias: Call for Abstracts

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
August 15, 2020
Subject Fields: 
Race / Ethnic Studies, Race Studies

Seeking to address current social and political upheaval around systemic racism and to engage with questions of race and bias in our profession, our field, and our research, Slavic Review will host a Critical Discussion Forum, to be published approximately in June 2021.

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