The Migration and Transnational Politics Symposium, "New Directions in Queer and Feminist Studies," is to take place on December 6th in 35 Nicholson Hall. There will be three speakers: Sarah McKinnon, Karma R. Chavez, and Diyah Larasati.
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There is a call for papers for the 3rd Annual Native American Studies Graduate Student Symposium Dreaming the Roundhouse: A Transnational Indigenous Dialogue. Proposals from all current UC graduate students whose research critically addresses the issues, concerns, and lives of Indigenous peoples worldwide are welcomed. The deadline for submissions is January 31.
There is a call for papers for the Mid-America American Studies Association's annual meeting. The announced theme is All Deliberate Speed: Politics of Equality and Discourses of Difference. Proposals are due on or before December 1, 2013.
There is a call for proposals for an international, interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference entitled "Undergoing Health: States of Body and Mind." It aims to bring together the resonant fields of illness and disability studies, medical humanities, public health, posthumanisms, and biopolitical theory to further an understanding of what we consider "healthy" and "unhealthy." Abstracts of no more than 250 words are due by December 16.
The College of Liberal Arts is hosting the Political Theory Colloquium "Primitivism and Primitive Accumulation" on Wednesday, November 20th from 1:30pm-3:00pm in the Lippincott Room of the Social Sciences Tower 1314. Dr. Ben Etherington will be speaking. The talk will be entitled "Primitivism After its Poststructural Eclipse, or Putting the 'ism' back into Primitivism."
American Comparative Literature Association conference will be held in March in New York City. For their seminar entitled "Urban Mobility/Rethinking the Flâneur," they are looking for scholars working on "flânerie" and models of urban mobility, particularly in the context of the social, political, and cultural reconfigurations characteristic of late capitalism, to write paper proposals. Deadline for proposals is November 15.
The Department of French and Fransophone Studies at Northwestern University has a call for papers for the international graduate student symposium in the literary and visual arts on May 1st and 2nd, 2014. This conference seeks to investigate this transnational moment, providing theoretical elements for different approaches to literature, film, and the visual arts. Papers will be accepted in either English or French. Deadline is December 20.
The Committee on the Ethnic Studies calls for submissions for the 2013 Comparative Ethnic Studies Prize. The winning paper will receive a $500 award at the annual meeting to be held November 21-24, 2013, in Washington, DC. Relevant submissions will contrast or connect the process of race-making or the experiences of ethnic communities with similar processes or experiences inside or outside the United States. Papers should be submitted by October 26.
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Chanpaign's has a call for papers for Fifteenth Annual Women's and Gender History Symposium, entitled "Where is the Love: Uncovering Love, Past and Present" held February 27-March 1 at the Illini Union in Urbana, Illinois. Professor Luise White will give a keynote address. They do not have a specific spatial focus, but encourage focus on Non-Western and Indigenous areas, or on pre-modern periods, along with those that employ inter-disciplinary approaches and tools. 300-500 word abstracts are due by November 15.
Trans-Scripts - the interdisiplinary journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences based at the University of California, Irvine - invites graduate students to submit their work for publication. The theme of their fourth volume will be "Constructing (Dis)Ability." They welcome all submissions that engage topics related to the theme. The deadline for submission is 10 January 2014. The total word count should be between 3,000 and 12,000 words, including footnotes.