Conferences / Lectures / Publications / Scholarships/Awards

Farewell to Visual Studies

The Stone Summer Theory Institute 2011 Theme: Farewell to Visual Studies July 17-23, 2011 Application deadline: Apr 15, 2011 School of the Art Institute of Chicago The Stone Summer Theory Institute – Fellowship opportunities James Elkins (School of the Art Institute of Chicago); Sunil Manghani (York St. John’s University); Gustav Frank (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet, Munich) Chicago The … Continue reading

Scholarships/Awards

Winterthur Research Fellowship Program Application

Winterthur Research Fellowship Program Application Due Date January 15, 2011 Winterthur, a public museum, library, and garden supporting the advanced study of American art, culture, and history, announces its Research Fellowship Program for 2011-12. Winterthur offers an extensive program of short- and long-term fellowships open to academic, independent, and museum scholars, including advanced graduate students, … Continue reading

Calls for Papers / Conferences

CFP: Third Conference of the Society for Irish Latin American Studies SILAS 2011

Third Conference of the Society for Irish Latin American Studies SILAS 2011 – Dublin City University Friday, March 11th ; Saturday, 12th March 2011 Location: Ireland Call for Papers Date: 2010-10-29 Secrets and Lies clandestine…hidden…concealed…covert… …private…confidential… …secretive… …occult… obscure… mysterious… All these concepts can be present and instrumental in the interactions between people, societies, cultures, … Continue reading

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CFP: The Encyclopedia of Women and American Popular Culture

Facts On File, a New York-based academic and reference publisher, is seeking contributing scholars for a print and online reference work on the history of women in America popular culture from colonial times to the present. The project is aimed at the academic high school and undergraduate levels. The encyclopedia will include articles on individuals, … Continue reading

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CFP: Fashioning the Neo-Victorian. Iterations of the Nineteenth Century in Contemporary Literature and Culture

International Conference, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany, 8-10 April 2010 keynote speakers: Prof Cora Kaplan (Queen Mary University of London), Dr Marie-Luise Kohlke (Swansea University), Prof Sally Shuttleworth (University of Oxford) The notion of the Neo-Victorian has become an increasingly common denominator for cultural products re-iterating Victorian culture. Sometimes a critical engagement but equally often a … Continue reading

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CFP: Symposium: Uniform – State – Power. Uniforms as signs of change in state power?

Uniformity as an expression of material culture is a phenomenon which pervades many areas of our life. It appears, for instance, in corporate workwear, sportswear or the common style among certain youth subcultures. In the academic discourse on uniforms as a means of social communication, those civil forms have recently gained much attention. State uniforms, … Continue reading

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CFP: Strange Worlds – Paths and Spaces of the Fantastic in the 21st Century

Call for Papers – UPDATE!!! 1st annual and founding conference of the Gesellschaft für Fantastikforschung (GFF) (Association for Research in the Fantastic) Fremde Welten Wege und Räume der Fantastik im 21. Jahrhundert (Strange Worlds – Paths and Spaces of the Fantastic in the 21st Century) University of Hamburg 30. September – 03. October 2010 GUEST … Continue reading