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Twelfth International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities

Twelfth International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities
Location: Madrid, Spain
Date: 11-13 June 2014
Conference Focus: The Humanities Conference is held annually in different locations around the world. Over the past nine years, the Humanities Conference has established a reputation as a focal point for new ideas and new practices in humanities research and teaching. The conference will address a range of critically important themes in the various fields that ...

Collaboration: The Jefferson Journal of Science and Culture

The Jefferson Journal of Science and Culture is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed academic journal published by the Jefferson Scholars Foundation of the University of Virginia. We invite submissions for our fourth issue on the theme of ‘Collaboration’. We also accept general submissions on interdisciplinary topics on an ongoing basis.

Please visit our website for submission guidelines (www.jeffersonjournal.org)
Email jeffersonjournaluva@gmail.com with ...

TRACES, 5th Annual GLITS Interdisciplinary Conference

This interdisciplinary research conference seeks to explore the concept of ‘traces’ in literature, creative writing, the visual arts, media, philosophy, sociology, psychology and other fields. A ‘trace’ can be that which has existed, and which is now past; or that which has passed, in the case of a track or a footprint; or that which copied or drawn or outlined, such as a map or a word in the sand. It can be used as a noun or a verb: as an object or concept, or an ...

3rd Global Conference: Exploring Chronicity

3rd Global Conference
Exploring Chronicity

Sunday 22nd September – Tuesday 24th September 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations
The apparent increase in and diversity of chronic conditions calls for better understandings of the spaces between health and illness that chronic patients occupy, often for most of their lives and raises questions not just about those that suffer, but also about those that care ...

Eleventh International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities

CFP: Eleventh International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities

Location: Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary Date: 19-21 June 2013

Conference Focus: The Humanities Conference is held annually in different locations around the world. Over the past ten years, the Humanities Conference has established a reputation as a focal point for new ideas and new practices in humanities research and teaching. The conference will address a range of ...

8th Global Conference: Exploring the Erotic

8th Global Conference
Exploring the Erotic

Tuesday 17th September – Thursday 19th September 2013
Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations
Mapping the field of the erotic is a complex and frustrating endeavour; as something which permeates lived experience, interpersonal relationships, intellectual reflection, aesthetic tastes and sensibilities, the erotic is clearly multi-layered and requires a plethora of approaches, insights and ...

1st Global Conference: Revolt and Revolution

1st Global Conference
Revolt and Revolution

Monday 4th November 2013 – Wednesday 6th November 2013
Athens, Greece

 

Call for Presentations
While contemporary nations pride themselves of their political stability, the reality is that our world is continuously experience revolt and revolution. From the events of the Arab Spring, to the anti-austerity street marches in Europe, the reactionary TEA Party in the United States and ...

2nd Global Conference: Time, Space and the Body (September 2013: Oxford, United Kingdom)

2nd Global Conference: Time, Space and the Body

Sunday 1st September – Tuesday 3rd September 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Presentations

While the categories of space and time have been ways of understanding and analysing humanity, the body has often been an ‘absent presence’ (Shilling, 2003). Moreover, in shaping a ‘natural’ attitude about our existence we have been preoccupied with the role of the ...

Re-Imagining Italian Studies (ACIS 7th Biennial Conference)

2nd CFP: RE-IMAGINING ITALIAN STUDIES - ACIS 7th BIENNIAL CONFERENCE - ADELAIDE 4-6 DECEMBER 2013

Over the past decades in Australia and internationally we have witnessed major cultural, political and economic changes which have impacted on the nature and delivery of Italian Studies: the aging of first and second generation post-war Italian migrants, the retreat from more advanced multicultural policy positions, the refocussing of Australian international relations towards Asia; the ...

Princeton Comparative Poetics Colloquium: When "I" Means "We"--Poetry and Social Life

When “I” Means “We”: Poetry and Social Life

Eighth Annual Graduate Student Comparative Poetry & Poetics Colloquium

Department of Comparative Literature, Princeton University

Saturday, May 4, 2013

The role of poetry in social life is fraught: to question it is to open the door to paradox and polemic. Today, with the humanities increasingly forced to prove their “usefulness,” poetry comes under particular scrutiny. Does ...

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