WIG DISSERTATION PRIZE - DEADLINE MARCH 1, 2016

Type: 
Prize
Date: 
March 1, 2016
Location: 
Tennessee, United States
Subject Fields: 
German History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

WOMEN IN GERMAN DISSERTATION PRIZE

DEADLINE: MARCH 1, 2016

APPLY OR NOMINATE NOW!

The Award:

The Women in German Dissertation Prize of $500 is awarded annually and will be conferred at the WiG conference. The recipient's name will be published in the Women in German Newsletter and on the website.

Who Is Eligible?

[Apply Now! March 1 deadline] NEH Summer Institute, The Visual Culture of the American Civil War and Its Aftermath

Type: 
Summer Program
Date: 
February 17, 2016 to March 1, 2016
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Native American History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

The American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning at the City University of New York Graduate Center will host a two-week NEH Summer Institute for college and university teachers in July 2016 on the Visual Culture of the American Civil War and its Aftermath.  Applications to participate will be accepted via mail, e-mail, and our online application system until March 1, 2016.

Company's Coming!: Artifacts and Rituals of Early New England Parlors

Type: 
Symposium
Date: 
April 2, 2016
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Colonial America, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Social History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

The New England parlor, designed for the reception and entertainment of visitors, communicated the social position and aspirations of the family.  No other space received as much concentrated attention and economic outlay in its decoration, design, and furnishings. The use of parlors gradually evolved over the 18th century. Beginning as multipurpose spaces for sleeping, cooking, working, and eating, by the end of the century only the dining and entertaining functions remained.

Online Certificate Course in Gender-based Violence

Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
March 16, 2016 to April 15, 2016
Subject Fields: 
Women's & Gender History / Studies, Sociology, Sexuality Studies, Human Rights, Humanities
Course Description:

Gender-based violence (GBV) has been recognized as a cross-cutting issue affecting the lives of victims from a diversity of dimensions including culture, education, health, economy, psychology, livelihoods and political participation. In fact, violence against women and girls was chosen as one of the critical areas of action following the Beijing Conference.

NEH Workshop Opportunity Deadline March 1

Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
July 10, 2016 to July 23, 2016
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies, Religious Studies and Theology, Economic History / Studies

The Rochester Reform Trail is an NEH Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshop for K-12 teachers.  The two one-week workshops (July 10-16 and July 17-23) explore the origins and development of the temperance, abolition and women's rights movements in Rochester, NY, by looking at the landmarks associated with Charles Finney, Frederick Douglass, and Susan B.

Kabbo Ka Muwala/The Girl's Basket exhibition

Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
February 4, 2016 to April 4, 2016
Location: 
Zimbabwe
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Fine Arts, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

KABBO KA MUWALA - The Girl’s Basket

Migration and Mobility in Contemporary Art in Southern and Eastern Africa

Collaborative exhibition project at three venues:

National Gallery of Zimbabwe in Harare, Zimbabwe: February 4 – April 4, 2016

Makerere Art Gallery in Kampala, Uganda: April 14 – June 12, 2016

Städtische Galerie Bremen, Germany: September 24 – December 11, 2016

CFP REMINDER: inquis, online graduate journal of literatures in english

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 15, 2016
Subject Fields: 
Literature, Women's & Gender History / Studies, Social Sciences

INQUIS is an online, biannual, blind peer-reviewed journal which offers graduate students in the field of literatures in English a chance to make their research known internationally. Considering that literary studies as a field of scholarly study has undergone tremendous changes and challenges, both the practice and theory of literary studies certainly need a thorough scrutiny under the light of new perspectives, new approaches, new interpretations as well as new insights.

MLA 2017: Feminism and the Emotional Turn in German Studies

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 4, 2016
Location: 
Pennsylvania, United States
Subject Fields: 
European History / Studies, German History / Studies, Humanities, Literature, Women's & Gender History / Studies

 

We invite papers for the Women in German-sponsored session at the 2017 MLA, January 5-8 in Philadelphia, PA on the topic of "Feminism and the Emotional Turn in German Studies."

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