A call for submissions
As Sarah Lawall stated in her essay, the world-literature perspective is not one, but multiple. By looking at literature comparatively, we can enrich our understanding of the historical and cultural context of the literary works, to look over the horizon of our own tradition and to see how cultures interact.
The conference will consider the theory and the practice of comparative literature and will discuss the transformations and travels of literary genres and texts across time and space.
Various pandemic measures have been taken all over the world to stop the spread of COVID-19; these measures have transformed many aspects of everyday life, including familiar practices, as well as the concepts of private and public. The distinction between private/public is one of the basic social distinctions that underlies many others. The changes in this dichotomy reflect upon the very foundations of contemporary societies, and the COVID-19 pandemic is challenging the established ways of drawing this distinction.
For centuries, scientists and society cast moral judgments on anyone deemed mentally ill, confining many to asylums. In Nobody’s Normal, anthropologist Roy Richard Grinker chronicles the progress and setbacks in the struggle against mental-illness stigma—from the eighteenth century, through America’s major wars, and into today’s high-tech economy.
The call for papers for the 2021 Association for the Study of Ethnicity and Nationalism Conference on Nationalism and Crisis has been extended to 1st February 2021. Submit your abstract of up to 250 words at asen.ac.uk/conference/abstract. The conference is being held online from 6th to 8th April 2021, and is scheduled for the afternoon in Europe and the morning in the US.
CALL FOR SHORT CONTRIBUTIONS ON SOUTHEAST ASIA
CoronAsur: Asian Religions in the Covidian Age
During the long, hot summers of the late 1960s and 1970s, one man began a campaign to open some of America's most exclusive beaches to minorities and the urban poor. That man was anti-poverty activist and one‑time presidential candidate Ned Coll of Connecticut, a state that permitted public access to a mere seven miles of its 253‑mile shoreline. Nearly all of the state's coast was held privately, for the most part by white, wealthy residents.
International Affairs: tenure-track search
Jan 11, Spring 2021
The Intercultural University of the State of Puebla (UIEP), the IUAES Commission on the Anthropology of Food and Nutrition (ICAF) and the IUAES Commission "Anthropology and Environment" (CAE) propose consideration of the theme “Small-Scale Food Producers: Legacies and Future Challenges” within the framework of an international virt