Now that many reinterpret 19c “families” as fluid and non-normative, we explore the utility of “queerness” as ideology and method. How does 19c literature disrupt kinship/community/intimacy? Abstracts (350 words) due by 20 March 2017 to Shannon Draucker (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Talia Vestri Croan (email@example.com).
The Journal of Festive Studies, a new peer-reviewed journal published on H-Celebration, invites submissions for its first issue, scheduled for March 2018.
The journal’s stated aim is to draw together all academics who share an interest in festivities, including but not limited to holiday celebrations, family rituals, carnivals, religious feasts, processions and parades, and civic commemorations.
“Movement and/in/of the City”
16th June 2017
A postgraduate conference organised by the University of Kent
Keynote speaker: TBC
Deadline to send your abstract: April 1st
Re/presenting the Body: Between Art and Science
Association of Art Historians (AAH) Summer Symposium 2017
Call for Papers (deadline: 16 April 2017)
6-7 July, 2017 – The University of Glasgow
The representation of the human body has been a central concern for artists and scientists across cultures. It has been, and continues to be, a source of interest, inspiration, investigation and experimentation. This Summer Symposium aims to contribute to this fascinating area of academic interest by adding its own art historical exploration to the conversation.