KONF: Narrating and Constructing the Beach, München (14.-16.06.2018)

Die Klasse für Literatur der Graduiertenschule für Sprache und Literatur (LMU München) lädt Sie sehr herzlich zur internationalen und interdisziplinären Konferenz Narrating and Constructing the Beach ein, die vom 14. bis zum 16. Juni 2018 im Amerikahaus München stattfinden wird.

ANN: New Caribbean DH Site Launch: RSSHHGG Lab/Labo RSHHGG

Apologies for cross-posting. Please see the announcement below for the launch of a new Carribean Digital Humanities projet, the RSHHGG Lab:

The RSHHGG Lab is live!

The site is an interactive online index of nearly 100 years of the Revue de la Société Haïtienne d’Histoire, de Géographie et de Géologie, the periodical arm of Haiti’s oldest intellectual society that is still active today.

Internal Migration

I'm starting to put together material for a new article and was hoping that some of you might be able to help. I was thinking back to Eastern Europe in the 1970s, recalling what might be called internal migration. It was the habit of small groups of tightly bonded friends to retreat in their free time into different kinds of fantasy worlds as a way of coping with the stresses of life under communism. In Bulgaria and Czechoslovakia that I was most familiar with it was quite a marked pattern.

In Terms of Exclusion Thinking the Barbarian Then and Today

International Workshop
May 30, 2018 | Room 4.A05
Faculty of Cultural and Social Science, University of Lucerne

There is a grammar in discourse that constitutes categories of evil, establishing the impossibility of recognition and excluding the other from every moral consideration. In this encounter, we will take on the barbarian as a model of this grammar of oppression that articulates our norms of “recognizability”, to ask who is the barbarian today and how can this category help us to understand the way in which the human and the inhuman is produced.

CFP: War, Violence, and “Contested” Bodies: Transnational Representations of Adolescent and Youth Sexuality in the Twentieth Century

CFP: War, Violence, and “Contested” Bodies: Transnational Representations of Adolescent and Youth Sexuality in the Twentieth Century

SHCY 2019 Conference CFP: 26-28 June, Australian Catholic University, Sydney, Australia. Conference Theme: “Encounters and Exchanges” Panel Submission Deadline: Wednesday, 30 May, 2018.

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