CFP: The Journal of Festive Studies (deadline Nov 1)

The Journal of Festive Studies, a new peer-reviewed journal published on H-Celebration, invites submissions for its first issue, scheduled for March 2018.

The journal’s stated aim is to draw together all academics who share an interest in festivities, including but not limited to holiday celebrations, family rituals, carnivals, religious feasts, processions and parades, and civic commemorations.

CONF: Material and Ceremonial Church Practices (Tallinn, 14-16 Sep 2017)

Indifferent Things? Material and Ceremonial Church Practices in the 16th and 17th Centuries in the Baltic Sea Region
A conference in the series of the Homburger Gespräche (Böckler-Mare-Balticum-Stiftung) and the fifth conference in honour of Prof. Sten Karling (1906–1987)

Dates: 14–16 September 2017
Venue: Niguliste Museum, Art Museum of Estonia (St Nicholas’ Church, Niguliste St. 3, Tallinn, Estonia)

Award-Winning Film about Quilombos now screening everywhere

“Quilombo Country” now on Amazon

– Individual viewing debut

– Screening in NYC*


Eye Productions announces the individual-streaming debut of “Quilombo Country,” the award-winning film about modern-day rural Afrobrazilian communities, on “Quilombo Country,” narrated by hip hop legend Chuck D of the iconic band Public Enemy and previously only available to institutional buyers, can now be watched online by anyone in the US, UK, Germany and Japan.


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