Re: Boy (and Girl) Scouts of America

To augment this, you might explore the history of the Baden-Powell Service Association (BPSA), which has always been coed and inclusive since its founding in 2006 in the US. Currently the organization is wrestling with how to maintain its stance as "traditional" scouting based on Baden-Powell's original writings while also maintaining its mission to be coed at all levels, since of course B-P focused his efforts on boys, as well as taking to task the issues of cultural appropriation in the "Indian lore" etc.

CfP: Seeking Panelist for Panel "Left-Wing Terrorism in the Global Seventies" at German Studies Association Annual Conference

We are looking for a third panelist for a panel on “Left-Wing Political Violence in the Global Seventies” at the 2018 German Studies Association’s Annual Conference in Pittsburgh (September 27-30).

CFP: Zwischenräume – Geschlecht, Diversität und Identität im Comic, Köln (01.04.2018)

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Zwischenräume – Geschlecht, Diversität und Identität im Comic

13. Wissenschaftstagung der Gesellschaft für Comicforschung (ComFor)
17. bis 19. September 2018
Universität zu Köln

Boy (and Girl) Scouts of America

On October 11, 2017, the Boy Scouts of America announced they would begin accepting girls in their ranks.  The landmark decision came on the heels of previous decisions to reverse longstanding policies on barring gay scouts, 2013, and gay scout leaders, 2014.  All together, the BSA promoted these policy shifts as signs that the organization was evolving, becoming more diverse and inclusive, while continuing to adhere to their own clear-eyed mission of developing all American youth into the right kinds of American citizens.  Well, maybe not all—Atheist children, for instance, remain

CFP: Neue Perspektiven einer kulturwissenschaftlich orientierten Literaturdidaktik, Paderborn (01.05.2018)

Neue Perspektiven einer kulturwissenschaftlich orientierten Literaturdidaktik, Paderborn (20.-22.11.2018)

Wissenschaftliche Tagung vom 20. bis 22. November 2018 am Institut für Germanistik und Vergleichende Literaturwissenschaft der Universität Paderborn (Lehrstuhl für Literaturwissenschaft und Literaturdidaktik)

CFP Closing Soon: Enslavement, Conflict and Forced Marriage in Africa: Methods, Ethics, and the Political Economy of Knowledge Production

Call for Papers: Enslavement, Conflict and Forced Marriage in Africa: Methods, Ethics, and the Political Economy of Knowledge Production

CfP Closing Soon: Enslavement, Conflict and Forced Marriage in Africa: Methods, Ethics, and the Political Economy of Knowledge Production

Call for Papers: Enslavement, Conflict and Forced Marriage in Africa: Methods, Ethics, and the Political Economy of Knowledge Production

CFP Closing Soon: Enslavement, Conflict and Forced Marriage in Africa: Methods, Ethics, and the Political Economy of Knowledge Production

Call for Papers: Enslavement, Conflict and Forced Marriage in Africa: Methods, Ethics, and the Political Economy of Knowledge Production

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