This panel session is a part of the 51st Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA), to be held in Boston, MA, on March 5-8, 2020. Abstracts must be submitted through NeMLA's database: https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/18326.
In 2009, Jan Morris’ Trieste and the Meaning of Nowhere illustrated of a certain renouncement to analyze the history of the city in the historical context of its development. ‘An allegory of limbo, in the secular sense of an indefinable hiatus,’ Trieste seems as if it were an object in an offshore history between Central Europe, the Italian Peninsula, and the Balkans, without belonging to any.
Critical Histories of Aging and Later Life
Issue number 139 (January 2021)
Abstract Deadline: Extended to June 21, 2019
Co-Edited by Amanda Ciafone, Devin McGeehan Muchmore, and David Serlin
Taking its impetus from the theme “Sharing Identities: Spaces, Places, Languages, and Cultures” this panel juxtaposes two types of space: the local and the global as they came together in the conception of the world city. The material embodiments of the function of cities as global nodes are the Expositions, Great Exhibitions, and World’s Fairs of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, where a world spectacle could be viewed in imperial capitals (Paris and London) and in international capitals (Chicago, Mexico City, Buenos Aires, to name a few) .
World History (Ancient and Modern) Teacher
Kehillah Jewish High School
Kehillah Jewish High School is seeking a dynamic, thoughtful, and enthusiastic World History (Ancient and Modern) teacher who will actively engage students in the learning process, nurture a life-long love of learning Ancient and Modern World History spectrum, and who has a deep appreciation for educational access and neurodiversity.
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"Translation in/of World Politics: Language, Practices, Power" BISA Interpretivism in International Relations Working Group
Date: January 17-18, 2020
Convenors: Felix Berenskötter (SOAS), Evgeny Roshchin (RANEPA, St Petersburg), Iain Ferguson (HSE, Moscow)
The journal Humanities seeks to publish international analyses of current efforts by satirists and humorists to call attention to the injustice and abuse inflicted by autocrats. Which satirists are engaging in a national or international struggle for justice against repressive leadership and with what means? How are satire and the related mode of humor currently functioning, despite censorship, in oppressive regimes?