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.
world literatures and indigenous studies
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.
“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
18th Graduate Conference in Comparative Canadian Literature (Université de Sherbrooke, March 27, 2020)
AFTERLIVES: Pasts, Presents and Futures of Arts and Cultures
Call for Proposals
University of Glasgow
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: 16TH FEBRUARY 2020
NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE: BY 23RD MARCH 2020
CONFERENCE DATE: 21ST MAY 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.
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
July 8-11, 2020
University of British Columbia Okanagan, Kelowna, Canada
Call for Papers
Deadline for paper and session proposals: February 5, 2020
Oceanic Popular Culture Association Conference
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.
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.