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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.

Experiments in Relational Pedagogy: Initiating Invention in the Arts and Humanities

updated: 
Monday, April 3, 2017 - 2:07pm
K. A. Wisniewski & David Prescott-Steed
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017

Experiments in Relational Pedagogy: Initiating Invention in the Arts and Humanities

The Arts & Humanities in the academy are in a critical juncture in its history. As we progress further into the digital age, colleges and universities are gradually adopting new policies and new programs and college-wide initiatives to foster research and teaching that addresses both technological and societal changes as well as economic and industry demands. Simultaneously, these departments are facing new or ongoing financial restraints and students, faculty, and practitioners alike confront new, real world obstacles in their respective markets.

Call for Papers: 2017 International Conference on English for Specific Purposes

updated: 
Monday, April 3, 2017 - 2:07pm
School of Foreign Languages and Cultures, Soochow University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 14, 2017

Call for Papers

2017 International Conference on English for Specific Purposes

http://english.scu.edu.tw/esp2017

Conference Theme: Perspectives in ESP: Research & Instruction

 

Organizers: School of Foreign Languages and Cultures, Soochow University

Taiwan ESP Association

 

Co-organizer: Department of English Language and Literature, Soochow University

 

Conference Dates: November 3-4, 2017

 

Call for Chapters

updated: 
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 2:40pm
Prof. Hagai Gringarten & Prof. Raúl Fernández-Calienes
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 1, 2017

Call for Chapters

Ethical Branding: Best Practice Cases and Lessons from the World's Most Ethical and Unethical Companies

 

Overview of the Book

In a contemporary environment of “truthiness” and fake news, it is more important than ever to review core principles of ethics and to reassess how these principles apply to today’s marketing practices. The proposed book will address best practices in ethical branding, corporate culture, and such topics as truth, integrity, value, and differentiation. Collectively, these cases will provide a comprehensive overview of best practice in ethical branding.

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Call for Papers: Special Issue on A Comparative Analysis of Health Care in a Globalizing World: Recent Trends in Developing Nations

updated: 
Monday, March 20, 2017 - 1:28pm
SAGE Publications India Pvt. Ltd
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 30, 2017

Special Issue on A Comparative Analysis of Health Care in a Globalizing World: Recent Trends in Developing Nations
Guest Editor: Prof. Ronn Pineo Chair, History Department, Towson University, Towson, Maryland

The Journal of Developing Societies calls for article manuscript proposals to explore medical and public health care achievement in recent years in developing world nations.

2018 American Name Society Annual Conference

updated: 
Monday, March 13, 2017 - 1:20pm
Dorothy Dodge Robbins / American Name Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 30, 2017

 

First Call for Papers

2018 ANS Annual Conference

Salt Lake City, Utah

4-7 January 2018

 

 

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