PhD funding: fully-funded PhD fellowships in Art History at the University of Oregon

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
January 15, 2019 to January 15, 2023
Location: 
Oregon, United States
Subject Fields: 
Architecture and Architectural History, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Fine Arts, Historic Preservation

PhD funding: fully-funded PhD fellowships in Art History. The University of Oregon

The Department of the History of Art and Architecture at the University of Oregon is home to a rich variety of research in the history, theory, and criticism of visual and material culture from antiquity to the present day. We welcome graduate students in all areas of art and architectural history.

Current faculty research clusters include:

Call for papers: Game of Thrones: Views from the Humanities

Type: 
Call for Papers
Location: 
Spain
Subject Fields: 
Contemporary History, Cultural History / Studies, Early Modern History and Period Studies, European History / Studies, Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies

Call for papers: Game of Thrones: Views from the Humanities

The series of novels by G.R.R. Martin, A Song of Ice and Fire, adapted for the screen with the title Game of Thrones, has become a true mass phenomenon worldwide. The books are eagerly awaited by their fans, while the broadcast of the episodes of the series breaks ratings and HBO subscriptions, and any news about it is featured in the first page of newspapers worldwide. The episodes of the last season have become the most downloaded files on the Internet ever.

Technology and the (Post-)Human Condition

Type: 
Symposium
Date: 
December 3, 2018 to December 7, 2018
Location: 
India
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Digital Humanities, Environmental History / Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Philosophy

This workshop takes on the question of what the future of ‘human’ means, and the bridging of the (post-)humanistic condition with technological and economic advancement. While elaborating on technology as an object of politics, democracy and the public face of science, this workshop seeks to understand: what sort of entanglement of materials and histories occur ‘when species meet’? (c.f. Haraway); how does technologic intermediation occur and how does it define us? (c.f. Hayles); and what sort of agency is present in objects or ‘things’ (c.f. Barad)?

Fairies and the Fantastic (Popular Culture and the Deep Past)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 22, 2019 to February 23, 2019
Location: 
Ohio, United States
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Literature, Popular Culture Studies, Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies, Early Modern History and Period Studies

The Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at the Ohio State University invites abstracts and panel proposals for a Popular Culture and the Deep Past event on the topic of Fairies and the Fantastic.  The submission deadline is October 31, 2018.  In the Prologue to Chaucer’s 'Wife of Bath’s Tale', the narrator reminisces about a time when the land was full of fairies and the Elf Queen danced merrily on the green.  In the centuries since Chaucer, fairies, far from disappearing, have lived on in the popular imagination and its creations.

Call For Reviewers- Focus on German Studies, Vol. 25/26

Type: 
Call for Volunteers
Date: 
March 15, 2019
Location: 
Ohio, United States
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, German History / Studies, Humanities, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

Call For Reviewers

Focus on German Studies, Vol. 25/26, Double Issue.

CFP: Study Day "Music and Democracy: beyond Metaphors and Idealization"

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
January 31, 2019
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Dance and History of Dance, Music and Music History, Political History / Studies, Theatre & Performance History / Studies

Music and Democracy: beyond Metaphors and Idealization

The Thrill of the Dark: Heritages of Fear, Fascination and Fantasy

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 31, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Archaeology, Architecture and Architectural History, Contemporary History, Cultural History / Studies

Call for Papers

The Thrill of the Dark: Heritages of Fear, Fascination and Fantasy

Birmingham, 25-27 April 2019

CfP Deadline: 31 October 2018

Call for Applications: Summer Seminars with Étienne Balibar, Nancy Fraser, and Achille Mbembe

Type: 
Summer Program
Date: 
June 9, 2019 to June 15, 2019
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Anthropology, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Geography

Call for Applications: Summer Seminars with Étienne Balibar, Nancy Fraser, and Achille Mbembe

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