Newberry Seminar on Religion and Culture in the Americas, March 9, 2018

The March seminar will focus on 19th and 20th century Urban Protestantism. Barbara Dobschuetz's paper, Fundamentalism and American Urban Culture; Community and Religious Identity in Paul Rader's Chicago, 1915-1937  examines fundamentalism and use of new technology in preaching the gospel. Andrew MacDonald's presentation, In the Evangelical Sense: The Swing Trial and Late Nineteenth Century Urban Protestantism focuses on the impact of David Swing's 1874 trial.

SUMMER SCHOOLS AT GLOBAL URBAN STUDIES, THE UNIVERSITY OF COPENHAGEN // OPEN TO APPLICATIONS NOW (deadline: 1st of April 2018)

MA-level summer schools on urban studies open to students from all disciplines (application deadline: 1st of April 2018).

New Urban Life Across the Globe: Activism and Change in a World of Cities (7.5 ECTS), 23rd of July to 3rd of August 2018

City, Space, and Spectacle in Nineteenth-Century Performance

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Palazzo Pesaro-Papafava, Venice, University of Warwick, 8 - 10 June 2018

A conference organised in conjunction with Nineteenth Century Theatre and Film and dedicated to the memory of Michael Booth (1931-2017)

Keynote speakers:

Professor Nicholas Daly, University College Dublin

Professor Lynda Nead, Birkbeck, University of London

CFP: What Archaeology Means to Unsustainable Urban Growth, EAA 2018, Barcelona

Dear Colleagues,

We’re inviting paper abstracts for our session “Leaving No Stone Unturned: What Archaeology Means to Unsustainable Urban Growth”, which we convene at the EAA 2018, in Barcelona, 5-8 Sept 2018. While we coin this session from a lens on tropical urbanism, we’re aiming to attract culturally and disciplinarily varied contributions from a range of research, projects, and ideas. Please find an abstract and further details below. This Call for Papers is intended for wide circulation, with apologies for cross-postings.

 

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Recent publications on Lusophone Africa

Here is the first list of recent publications on Lusophone Africa for 2018 - many very interesting articles and books and blogs!
Send me your own publication information, ksheldon@ucla.edu

Jeremy Ball, “Staging of Memory: Monuments, Commemoration, and the Demarcation of Portuguese Space in Colonial Angola,” Journal of Southern African Studies 44, 1 (February 2018) http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/03057070.2018.1403265

CFP What Archaeology Means to Unsustainable Urban Growth, EAA 2018, Barcelona

Dear Colleagues,

We’re inviting paper abstracts for our session “Leaving No Stone Unturned: What Archaeology Means to Unsustainable Urban Growth”, which we convene at the EAA 2018, in Barcelona, 5-8 Sept 2018. While we coin this session from a lens on tropical urbanism, we’re aiming to attract culturally and disciplinarily varied contributions from a range of research, projects, and ideas. Please find an abstract and further details below. This Call for Papers is intended for wide circulation, with apologies for cross-postings.

 

Session title:

CFP for ASA 2018: Emerging Visualities, Seeing Emergencies Differently

Gloria Anzaldua (1987) wrote that "Nothing happens in the real world unless it first happens in the images inside our heads." Other scholars have long probed the political, spatial, and affective meanings of ways of seeing, visual regimes, and visibility/invisibility, but Anzaldua's observation perhaps cuts most directly to the central relationship between visuality and materiality.

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