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International Conference – A Hairy Affair: The Material Poetics of Hair

updated: 
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 12:46pm
Graduate School Language & Literature, LMU Munich
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 29, 2020

Rapunzel lowers her plaited hair 20 cubits deep, so that her prince can climb into her hermetically sealed tower. Donald Trump’s signature quiff – a piece of interwoven fabric with no evident beginning and end – is treated as a metaphor for his relationship to truth and politics. Samson defeats the Philistines oppressing the Israelites in the Old Testament with his superhuman strength: the origin of his invincibility lies in the vigour of his hair as long as it is not cut.

8th Mediterranean Interdisciplinary Forum on Social Sciences and Humanities

updated: 
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 12:40pm
European Scientific Institute (ESI)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Supporting the concept of interdisciplinarity we welcome submissions in different academic disciplines, especially in:

Management, Economics, Business, Marketing, Health Care, Climate Change, Peace Studies, Environment, Law, Social Work, Sociology, Psychology, History, Geography, Geology, Education, Politics, Engineering, Linguistics, Religion, History and Gender Studies.

•  Name and email of at least 1 suggested reviewer (required). The suggested reviewer must not have conflict of interest.

• All papers should be sent via conference emails:  contact@mforumbarcelona.net and  mforumbarcelona@yahoo.com

“Blood on the Leaves / And Blood at the Roots”: Reconsidering Forms of Enslavement and Subjection across Disciplines

updated: 
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 12:42pm
University of Warwick
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 20, 2020

“Blood on the Leaves / And Blood at the Roots”:

Reconsidering Forms of Enslavement and Subjection across Disciplines

 

18th June 2020:

Pre-conference panel on getting published & networking event for postgraduate students and early career researchers and practitioners

Supported bythe Institute for Advanced Studies (IAS)

 

19th-20th June 2020

Conference at the University of Warwick, Coventry, UK

Losing One's Bearings / Perdre le nord: Territories, Tensions, and Technologies

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 10:39am
L'Université de Sherbrooke
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 30, 2020

Losing One's Bearings / Perdre le nord: Territories, Tensions, and Technologies

                                                    18th Graduate Conference in Comparative Canadian Literature (Université de Sherbrooke, March 27, 2020)

“The Humanities: Why They Matter, Why We Should Care”

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 12:20pm
Humanities Education and Research Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 31, 2020

“The Humanities: Why They Matter, Why We Should Care”  

 DEADLINE EXTENDED: January 31, 2020

 

The Humanities encompasses a vast story comprised of many stories. From the classics through the present day, from ancient times to the contemporary, the humanities as a discipline speaks through time, as a voice for many cultures, addressing many peoples. HERA invites research, papers, panels, and presentations embracing inclusivity in all aspects of the human conditions––including, but not limited to, race, class, gender, sexuality, age, veteran status, ability, power, ecology, sustainability.

 

Beyond Tragedies of War: Voices and Bodies of Women from The Global South

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 10:51am
Lava Asaad (Auburn University) and Fayeza Hasanat (University of Central Florida)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 1, 2020

The Nobel Peace Prize winner, Nadia Murad, a former captive of ISIS is an essential reminder of the sacrifices women make during a war which often go unnoticed or unacknowledged as heroic. In countless areas of the Global South, the female body has endured physical and psychological violation. Rape is an effective strategy of war and ethnic cleansing, and the violated community finds it difficult to speak about their fate during the time of war and of peace as well. In most cases, the raped body goes silent, feeling ashamed and fearing retributions from all spheres of life.

Human Matters: Engaging Publics in the Humanities

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 10:34am
Public Humanities Hub - Okanagan
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Human Matters: Engaging Publics in the Humanities

July 8-11, 2020

University of British Columbia Okanagan, Kelowna, Canada

 

Call for Papers

Deadline for paper and session proposals: February 5, 2020

 

CFP: Oceanic Popular Culture Association Conference May 22-23, 2020

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 10:32am
Oceanic Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 31, 2020

Oceanic Popular Culture Association Conference

Honolulu, HI

May 22-23, 2020

Chaminade University of Honolulu

 

 

We are pleased to invite panel and/or individual paper proposals for the Tenth Oceanic Popular Culture Association Conference. All topics and proposals are welcome, particularly those treating cultural productions within and/or about the Oceanic region.

 

Call for Submissions to Maritime Journal: Deadline Extended

updated: 
Friday, January 17, 2020 - 12:51pm
Kathryn Mudgett/The Nautilus: A Maritime Journal of Literature, History, and Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 8, 2020

Deadline Extended to February 8, 2020. The Nautilus: A Maritime Journal of Literature, History, and Culture, a peer-reviewed scholarly publication, seeks submissions for its eleventh annual issue, to be published in spring 2020. Contributors are encouraged to submit manuscripts on any aspect of maritime literature, history, or culture, following MLA style, using endnotes and the works cited format. Manuscripts are usually in the range of 20-25 pages; however, shorter and longer works are sometimes accepted for publication.

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