Graphic Encounters PhD Scholarship – History Program, La Trobe University
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: Verge 8.1 A&Q – “Race, Racialization, and Antiracism: Reimagining the Study of Global Asias”
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.
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
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.
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.
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.
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.