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Ninth International Conference on Sport & Society

updated: 
Friday, April 21, 2017 - 1:27pm
Common Ground Research Networks
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Sport & Society Research Network: a conference and journal founded in 2010, exploring the cultural, political, and economic relationships of sport to society.

Topics include: sport science, culture, identity, psychology, sociology, human rights, nutrition and dietetics, health, education, management, marketing, politics, globalization, health sciences, sports management

Learn more and register on our website:

http://sportandsociety.com/2018-conference/call-for-papers

Call for Session Proposals: 49th Annual Convention, Pittsburgh, PA

updated: 
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 12:28pm
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 29, 2017

Theme: "Global Spaces, Local Landscapes and Imagined Worlds"

Propose a session at https://www.cfplist.com/nemla

The 49th Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association will meet April 12 to 15, 2018, and will feature approximately 400 sessions, as well as dynamic speakers and cultural events. Every year, this event affords NeMLA’s principal opportunity to carry on a tradition of lively research and pedagogical exchange in language and literature.

Difference and Repetition: Academic Labour after RSI

updated: 
Monday, April 17, 2017 - 9:57am
Birkbeck, University of London
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 25, 2017

Difference and Repetition: Academic Labour after RSI

Thursday 25th May 2017, 6-7:30 PM

Academic labour is often considered to be abstract and disembodied in the popular imagination, and its recent transformation by digital technologies might make this seem even more the case. But the advent of the digital also makes all with digits, physically standardising scholarly activity into the same few motions required to interact with a keyboard, mouse or screen. Academic work has a real, and for some, a lasting, corporeal impact.

PJSA 2017: "Moving... From Civil Rights to Human Rights"

updated: 
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 10:43am
Peace & Justice Studies Association/University of Alabama at Birmingham
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017

The Peace & Justice Studies Association announces its 2017 annual conference… “Moving... From Civil Rights to Human Rights”October 25-29, 2017

 

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)Birmingham, Alabama

 

Early Bird Registration Rates & Proposal Submission Deadline: June 1, 2017.

As peace scholars, educators, and activists, we are challenged with a new reality. We must make a response. We must build a movement embracing the values and principles of justice and peace-building.

Practicing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Twenty-First-Century Honors Education

updated: 
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 10:44am
Bowling Green State University Honors College
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017

Practicing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in 
Twenty-First-Century Honors Education

 

The Honors College at Bowling Green State University invites proposals for individual paper, panel, roundtable, workshop, and poster sessions for a conference on “Practicing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Twenty-First-Century Honors Education,” to be held October 25 - 27, 2017, on the main campus of Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio.

Online Vitriol: Advocacy, Violence, and the Transforming Power of Social Media

updated: 
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 10:29am
Sara Polak / International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 15, 2017

Online Vitriol: Advocacy, Violence, and the Transforming Power of Social Media

Conference at the International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture, Giessen, Germany

Wednesday June 29th – Saturday July 1st, 2017

For whom:

  • Researchers in the fields of (digital) culture and media, and related fields
  • Professionals dealing with online advocacy and social media presence of their organization
  • Journalists and others confronted with online violence
  • PhD and MA students in culture and media studies

 

Conference aim:

The Knowledge Society and the Challenges of Doing Research in Africa: Theoretical Perspectives and Methodological Approaches

updated: 
Monday, April 10, 2017 - 4:52pm
Institute for Advanced Studies, Ile-Ife, Nigeria
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 15, 2017

Institute for Advanced Studies, Ile-Ife, Nigeria

Summer Institute 2017

Call for Applications

The Institute for Advanced Studies plans to host a two-week summer programme on The Knowledge Society and the Challenges of Doing Research in Africa: Theoretical Perspectives and Methodological Approaches. Designed for advanced doctoral students and postdoctoral scholars, the programme will take place between July 24 and August 5, 2017.

Programme of study

UPDATE: Deep Learning & Shifting Paradigms in the Humanities

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 3:57pm
MMLA--Cincinnati
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 15, 2017

Humanities have long since recognized the importance of critical reading and thinking, or the ability for students to engage in higher-order thinking skills to analyze, synthesize, and evaluate texts and ideas.  With the growing decline of interest in the humanities and so many students now enrolling in colleges for more vocational ends, there is an emerging shift away from in‐depth reading/critical dialogue in both college and American culture.  Thus, many students now enter college with fewer critical tools that we once took for granted and that once made humanities engaging.   How do we approach this new cultural/student paradigm?  Are there more avenues of approach than simply resisting or easing up on expectations/requirements/objectives?  P

Forms of Scholarly Activism

updated: 
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 2:06pm
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 15, 2017

The current political climate cultivates a culture hostile to basic freedoms of speech and press, refuses to acknowledge fact-based knowledge, and belittles activists as “paid protesters.” Recently, Inside Higher Ed published, “Time for the Scholar Activist” (Oct. 2016).  Its author, Kerry Ann Rockquemore, suggests, “The main feature of the [Reframe Your Definition of Activism] model is integrating the work you are hired to do as a faculty member with the changes you want to see in the world.

2017 International Conference on Education Stockholm (ICE)

updated: 
Monday, April 3, 2017 - 2:02pm
Clute Institute
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 5, 2017

Join us at our 2017 International Conference on Education Stockholm, at the Scandic Continental – Stockholm! The conference provides a forum for faculty and administrators to share proven and innovative methods in teaching at all levels of education. In addition to the Education Conference, we are also hosting an Academic Conference on Business and the Conference on Technology in Education that will be held on the same days, at the same venue.

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