2019 J.I. Staley Prize Nominations Sought

Type: 
Prize
Date: 
October 1, 2018
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Archaeology, Linguistics, Social Sciences, Women's & Gender History / Studies

The School for Advanced Research is currently taking nominations for the 2019 J.I. Staley Prize for a book that exemplifies outstanding scholarship and writing in anthropology.

The award recognizes innovative works that go beyond traditional frontiers and dominant schools of thought in anthropology and add new dimensions to our understanding of the human species. It honors books that cross subdisciplinary boundaries within anthropology and reach out in new and expanded interdisciplinary directions.

Call for contributors Queens in Waiting: Potential and Prospective Queens, Ambitions and Expectations

Type: 
Call for Publications
Date: 
November 15, 2018
Subject Fields: 
Women's & Gender History / Studies, Childhood and Education, European History / Studies, Political History / Studies, British History / Studies

Queens in Waiting: Potential and Prospective Queens, Ambitions and Expectations

We are seeking proposals for essays to be included in a proposed volume on ‘Queens in Waiting’ to be submitted to the Queenship and Power series. The collection seeks to explore the processes of becoming or attempting (successfully or not) to become queen through a collection of case studies of individual women or comparative groupings of women. Potential topics could include but are not limited to:

CFP: Memory Studies Association, Memory and Gender Working Group

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 7, 2018
Subject Fields: 
Women's & Gender History / Studies

The co-chairs of the Memory and Gender Working Group within the Memory Studies Association, are eager to assemble one or two panels for the next annual conference of the MSA in Madrid (June 25-28, 2019).  

WITCHCRAFT HYSTERIA. Performing witchcraft in contemporary art and pop culture.

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 1, 2018
Location: 
California, United States
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Popular Culture Studies, Theatre & Performance History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

 

 

WITCHCRAFT HYSTERIA. Performing witchcraft in contemporary art and pop culture.

 

NOW OPEN: Registration for 'Intersections: Between Music and Theatre in Seicento Italy' (20-21 September 2018), Cambridge

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
September 19, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Early Modern History and Period Studies, Literature, Music and Music History, Women's & Gender History / Studies, Theatre & Performance History / Studies

Conference registration for 'Intersections: Between Music and Theatre in Seicento Italy' is now open. This two-day conference, exploring the connections between theatre and music in seventeenth-century Italy, will be held on Thursday 20th September and Friday 21st September 2018 at the University of Cambridge.

 

We are excited to welcome Prof. Richard Andrews (University of Leeds), Prof. Antonio Rostagno (Università degli Studi di Roma ‘La Sapienza’), and Dr Lisa Sampson (University College London) as our keynote speakers.

New humanities institute: The Paris Institute for Critical Thinking (PICT)

Type: 
Seminar
Location: 
France
Subject Fields: 
Humanities, Philosophy, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Film and Film History, Women's & Gender History / Studies

The Paris Institute for Critical Thinking (PICT) is a non-profit educational organization located in Paris, France. Founded in early 2018 by a group of international scholars, artists, and professionals, PICT offers university-quality humanities courses in the English language to audiences beyond the university.

PICT aims to address 3 basic challenges:

NeMLA 2019: Round Table on New Representations of Motherhood in the Literature of the New Millennium

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 21, 2019 to March 24, 2019
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
French History / Studies, German History / Studies, Italian History / Studies, Literature, Women's & Gender History / Studies

Call for Papers:

Round Table

New Representations of Motherhood in the Literature of the New Millennium

 

Please consider submitting an abstract for the roundtable on New Representations of Motherhood in the Literature of the New Millennium, NeMLA Convention, Washington, DC, March 21-24, 2019.

 

Adolescence in Film and Television (April 17-20, 2019; Proposals due October 1, 2018)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 1, 2018
Location: 
District Of Columbia, United States
Subject Fields: 
Film and Film History, Popular Culture Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies, Sexuality Studies, Journalism and Media Studies

The Adolescence in Film and Television Area invites paper proposals for presentation at the annual Popular Culture Association Conference, to be held April 17-20, 2019 in Washington, D.C. The official deadline for online submission of presentation abstracts (see below for additional information) is October 1, 2018.

 

NeMLA 2019 Panel: The Use of Audacity and Candor in Women's Literature

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 21, 2019 to March 24, 2019
Location: 
District Of Columbia, United States
Subject Fields: 
Literature, Women's & Gender History / Studies

“Audacity” is having a moment in the women’s movement. Festivals, conferences and training sessions have used the term as shorthand for women speaking their truth and owning the power to direct the outcomes of their lives. (The Audacious Women Festival in Scotland and the Audacious Women’s Network in South Africa are two examples.)

Making History in Our Time: Gender and Contingency in the Professional Work Force (Panel)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 21, 2019 to March 24, 2019
Location: 
District Of Columbia, United States
Subject Fields: 
Labor History / Studies, Public Policy, Social History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies, American History / Studies

Contingency in the work force is aligned with gender, even in occupations requiring extensive education and credentials. Women predominate or are disproportionately represented among adjunct faculty and non-tenure-track faculty in universities, and among the underpaid freelancers and contract workers in the digital economy.

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