Holidays are central components of culture. They can be celebratory or commemorative. They can be festive, merry, and joyous in their celebrations, or (also simultaneously) sombre, solemn, and reflective in their commemorations. They help us mark the calendar, highlight important sociocultural milestones, measure the passage of time, follow the turning of the seasons, and, in so doing, organize life and society.
ethnicity and national identity
Changing Tides and Hemispheric Connections in
Caribbean and Latin American Studies
18th Annual Tri-University CLAS Conference | March 27, 2020
Re-Placing Class: Community, Politics, Work, and Labor in a Changing World. MAY 20-23, 2020 YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY, YOUNGSTOWN OH
MOVEABLE TYPE: THE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON ENGLISH JOURNAL
SUMMER 2020 –– NOSTALGIA
Marcel Proust closes the first volume of À la recherche du temps perdu with the assertion that ‘remembrance of a particular form is but regret for a particular moment; and houses, roads, avenues are as fugitive, alas, as the years.’ To Proust, nostalgia for the past, no matter how powerful, can only ever be a pale imitation of previous lived experience.
We are pleased to invite you to the 4th International Conference on Arts and Humanities, organized by the International Centre for Studies of Arts and Humanities (ICSAH) and the Dante Alighieri Society of Nicosia, in cooperation with Larnaca Municipality and the Pontificia Università Salesiana. After the success of the past events, shaped by a fruitful exchange of ideas, this year our aim is explore the topic of human migration and its consequences in creating cultures and transforming identities. The conference is to be held on 26th-29th May 2020 at the Hall of Arts and Literature in Larnaca, Cyprus.
Call for Papers - Deadline Extended!
Asian Popular Culture / The Asian American Experience
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)
41st Annual Conference, February 19-22, 2020
Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Proposal submission extended deadline: November 20, 2019
CALL FOR PAPERS
22nd Annual Women's History Conference at Sarah Lawrence College
From the Grassroots to the Statehouse: Women’s Activism and Political Power
Friday and Saturday, March 27-28, 2020
December 9, 2019
Free and Open to the Public
“Polarization”: Interdisciplinary Conference in the Humanities
Latina/o Studies Assocation 2020
July 15-18, 2020
Call for Papers
DEADLINE EXTENDED: December 1, 2019 by 5:00 pm EST
Beyond Borders: Latina/o Studies in Times of Crisis
Hosted at the University of Notre Dame
South Bend, IN
Literature in the Gulf Symposium: Cosmopolitanism in an Era of Globalization Qatar University, DohaMarch 31 – April 1, 2020 Our present moment is, as the sociologist Ulrich Beck insisted, inescapably cosmopolitan: “nowadays, there is no point in arguing over whether patriotism, although practical, is too petty, whereas cosmopolitanism, by contrast, is splendid, but cold and unlivable.