2018 Kristeva Circle Call for Papers

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 15, 2018
Location: 
California, United States
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, French History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies, Islamic History / Studies, Race Studies

The Kristeva Circle is an academic organization dedicated to promoting scholarship on or inspired by Julia Kristeva. Our 2018 meeting will take place at California State University Northridge on October 26 and 27, 2018. Our keynote speakers are Mariana Ortega (Penn State University) and Ann McClintock (Penn State University). 

Family, Memory & Identity Symposium

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 15, 2018
Location: 
Denmark
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Demographic History / Studies, Public History, Social History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

The family has long been a central unit of social organisation, understood as key to child development, the production of personal and familial identity, and the transmission of values. It is a unit of political significance, identified as the ‘nursery of the nation’ from at least the medieval period and thus subject to significant analysis and intervention. The family is also implicated in the production of nations, where particular families (not least monarchies) and family stories become national histories – defining the boundaries of who belongs and who does not.

NEH Summer Institute, The Visual Culture of the American Civil War and Its Aftermath

Type: 
Summer Program
Date: 
March 1, 2018
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, African American History / Studies, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Fine Arts, 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 faculty in July 2018 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, 2018.

2018 Kristeva Circle Conference

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
October 26, 2018 to October 27, 2018
Location: 
California, United States
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Composition & Rhetoric, French History / Studies, Philosophy, Women's & Gender History / Studies

The Kristeva Circle is an academic organization dedicated to promoting scholarship on or inspired by Julia Kristeva. The Circle holds regular gatherings, the purpose of which is to establish and advance Kristeva scholarship nationally and internationally.

"Sexuality and Greco-Roman Religions"

Type: 
Call for Publications
Location: 
Australia
Subject Fields: 
Ancient History, Archaeology, Classical Studies, Sexuality Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

The journal Religions (ISSN 2077-1444) is currently running a Special Issue entitled "Sexuality and Greco-Roman Religions". Professor Marguerite Johnson (The University of Newcastle, Australia) is serving as Guest Editor. 

The overarching aim of this volume is to bring scholars from across the globe to engage with this topic from a variety of methodologies and theoretical perspectives. The creation of innovative approaches to the role of sexuality in Greek and Roman religion, cult, worship and belief is the focus. [...]

Corporeal Restrictions, Embodied Freedoms: Italian Interventions on the Body

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
April 27, 2018 to April 28, 2018
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Ethnic History / Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Italian History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

Corporeal Restrictions, Embodied Freedoms: Italian Interventions On The Body

Women's Suffrage in the Americas NEH Summer Institute

Type: 
Summer Program
Date: 
March 1, 2018
Location: 
Wisconsin, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Canadian History / Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Political History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

The National Endowment for the Humanities and Carthage College invite you to apply for a professional development opportunity in women’s history this summer.

Come and explore the remarkably understudied stories of how women in the Americas achieved the suffrage. Seventeen specialists from Argentina to Canada will each present a piece of the interconnecting pattern that led to suffrage extensions across the hemisphere. 

National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute 'Suffrage in the Americas'

Type: 
Summer Program
Date: 
March 1, 2018
Location: 
Wisconsin, United States
Subject Fields: 
Political History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Political Science

During this two week NEH summer institute, you are invited to explore the remarkably understudied story of how women in the Americas achieved suffrage. Seventeen specialists from Argentina to Canada will each present a piece of the inter connecting pattern that led to suffrage extensions across the hemisphere. You will receive a stipend to defray the costs of the institute, the opportunity to interact with colleagues from across the Americas and work alongside of some of the leading scholars in the field of women's history. University and community college faculty are invited to apply.

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