PCA ACA Medical Humanities: Health and Disease in Popular Culture

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 1, 2015
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Humanities, Journalism and Media Studies, Popular Culture Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

The "Medical Humanities: Health and Disease in Culture" area for the 2016 Popular and American Culture Association meeting in Seattle invites proposals related to the portrayal of health, illness, and health care in the discourses of popular and American culture.  Proposals representing perspectives in the humanities and the arts (e.g., film, history, literature, visual arts), social sciences (e.g., anthropology, cultural studies, sociology), and mass media (e.g., print or electronic journalism) in historical or contemporary contexts are welcome.

Women's Studies Area of Pop Culture Conference (Seattle, March 2016)

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
October 1, 2015
Location: 
Washington, United States
Subject Fields: 
Popular Culture Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies
The Popular Culture Association and American Culture Association invites submissions for individual papers, and for complete panels, for its Women’s Studies area, for its 2016 annual conference, to be held in Seattle between March 22nd and March 25th, 2016.

Seeking chapter contributions for an edited book collection on Youth and Civil Rights Activism (USA)

Type: 
Call for Publications
Date: 
September 9, 2015 to October 23, 2015
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Social History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

Seeking chapter contributions for an edited book collection on Youth and Civil Rights Activism (USA)

There has been a growth in literature on youth and civil rights in the last few years but much of it is focused on certain organizations or specific regions or cities.  This edited collection seeks to bring together a broad range of essays covering the wide range of research currently available and make it available in one volume and by doing so showing the trends currently in scholarship.

CFP for NeMLA Conference: "Queer Diasporic (Counter) Ecologies: Charting Interplace-Based Webs of Relation

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 30, 2015
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Humanities, Sexuality Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

In Cindi Katz's "On the Grounds of Globalization" she argues for a counter-topographic approach that facilitates a practice of sharpening one’s ability to see interpersonal and interplace-based webs of relation in an era of globalization; i.e. a conceptual framework for mapping the interdependencies and intersections between one’s own subject position and the global processes that forge unlikely connections between seemingly disconnected spaces and people.

Frank Zeidler Academic Awards--Cash Prizes for Research Papers in Wisconsin Labor and Working Class History

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
January 11, 2016
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Labor History / Studies, Social History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

The Wisconsin Labor History Society (WLHS) is pleased to announce the fourteenth annual Frank Zeidler Academic Awards for original research papers about Wisconsin labor and working-class history.  Two awards are available annually--one for work by an undergraduate student and one for work by a graduate student.

The awards honor former Milwaukee mayor Frank Zeidler (in office 1948-1960), for his lifelong efforts toward the advancement of Wisconsin's citizens.

We are looking for the following submissions:

Gender and Class Representation in U.S. Culture, NeMLA, Hartford, 3/17-3/20

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 30, 2015
Location: 
Connecticut, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Film and Film History, Labor History / Studies, Literature, Women's & Gender History / Studies

This panel investigates the contemporary meaning of gender and class in film and literature in the United States. While authors such as Sheryl Sandberg and Hannah Rosin focus on women in the professional ranks to argue for women’s prominence in U.S. culture and stories of professional women dominate the media, few stories of working-class women have emerged to challenge the symbolic dominance of the white male worker and breadwinner. As work, families, and genders have changed, how has this symbolism been reinforced or challenged in literature and film?

[CFP] REMINDER Dressing Global Bodies: Clothing Cultures, Politics, and Economies in Globalizing Eras, c. 1600s-1900s

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 1, 2015
Location: 
Alberta, Canada
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Early Modern History and Period Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

Dressing Global Bodies: Clothing Cultures, Politics and Economies in Globalizing Eras, c. 1600s-1900s

7-9 July 2016, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

Co-Organized with the Pasold Research Fund, UK

dressingglobalbodies.com

CFP: The Power She Wielded: Political Women in Latin America Since the Nineteenth Century

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 15, 2015
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

We are seeking paper presenters and a commentator for a panel at the 63rd Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies (SECOLAS) in Cartagena, Colombia (

Straight Outta Slavery/Freedwomen: Learning to Live in Liberty

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
November 3, 2015
Location: 
Georgia, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Economic History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

This lecture will discuss, in general, former slaves' adaptations to the social, economic, and educational transitions from enslavement to freedom In the American South. Specific attention will focus on freedwomen and the importance of education. While a young slave child in Savannah, Susie King Taylor attended a series of clandestine, or secret, schools risking life and limb if caught by her slave owner.

PCA Romance CFP (Oct. 1 Deadline)

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
October 1, 2015
Location: 
Washington, United States
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Film and Film History, Popular Culture Studies, Sexuality Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

Romance
Conference of the Popular and American Culture Association (PCA/ACA)
March 22-25, 2016 – Seattle, WA

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