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EVENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM H-NET This index comprises all verified entries from H-Net's events database on the indicated dates. It has been sorted by type of event, not by content field. Users may print, post, or forward all or part of the index, or click on individual items to view and use the entire entry from the events site. H-Net assumes no liability for the accuracy of subsequent repostings of this material, so please check them carefully. To receive the digest by email, send the following command as the plain text of an email message addressed to email@example.com: subscribe h-announce yourname example: subscribe h-announce James Smith Please do not send events announcements to this list; instead, visit: http://www.h-net.org/announce/ The following types of events are contained in this listing: Call for Papers Publication To skip down to the section listing calls for papers, for example, use the find feature of your mailer to look for: "Category: Call for Papers". The following 42 announcements were posted to the H-Net web site between 2011-08-11 and 2011-08-12. ###################################################################### # Category: Call for Papers ###################################################################### Title: CFP: Crime and its Fictions in Africa Location: Connecticut Description: Crime and its fictions in Africa: a conversation across disciplines The story of Africa in the world is in some ways a history of crime: from the Atlantic slave trade to the Nigerian 419 email scam, violence and illegality have often been the means by which the continent is inscribed in the Western ... Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Announcement ID: 187147 http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=187147 Title: American Civil War in Illinois Location: Illinois Description: The Illinois Civil War Sesquicentennial website (www.illinoiscivilwar150.org) is the official website commemorating the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War in Illinois. The website seeks to provide an overview of Illinois role in the Civil War via a timeline, feature articles, a bibliography ... Contact: email@example.com URL: www.illinoiscivilwar150.org Announcement ID: 187154 http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=187154 Title: Panel: Alternative Europes - Towards a European Society Date: 2011-08-22 Description: I am putting together a panel which examines historical efforts at conceiving (or enacting) a European society for the Towards a European Society conference at the Centre for European and International Studies Research at the University of Portsmouth from June 28-30, 2012. My research focuses on the ... Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org URL: www.port.ac.uk/research/ceisr/europeanstudiesconference/callforpapers/ Announcement ID: 187162 http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=187162 Title: Proposals to be included in panel submission for Western Association of Women Historians conference Location: California Date: 2011-09-01 Description: We are looking for 1-2 additional panelists and a commentator/chair for a panel titled "Capturing Lives: Digital Technology and the Practice of History". The panel proposal will be submitted to the Western Association of Women Historians conference (3-5 May 2012, Berkeley, California). We are lookin ... Contact: email@example.com URL: wawh.org/conferences/2012/index.html Announcement ID: 187100 http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=187100 Title: Honour Killing Across Culture and Time - EXTENDED Call for Papers (1 September deadline) Date: 2011-09-01 Description: Honour Killing Across Culture and Time - EXTENDED Call for Papers (1 September deadline) Australian National University
7-9 December 2011 Honour-motivated violence is a trans-historical and cross-cultural phenomenon, yet it has recently become a metonym for Islamic ... Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org URL: history.cass.anu.edu.au/honourkillingconf Announcement ID: 187103 http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=187103 Title: Call For Papers Deadline Approaching Popular news discourse: Anglo-American newspapers, 1833-1988 Date: 2011-09-01 Description: AHRC RESEARCH NETWORK Exploring the language of the popular in Anglo-American Newspapers 1833-1988 University of Zurich 18 January 2012 As part of the series of research seminars which will contribute to the Research Network we are inviting interested scholars to submit proposals of 300 words for a ... Contact: Clare.email@example.com URL: www.shef.ac.uk/journalismhistory Announcement ID: 187130 http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=187130 Title: L'emigrazione politica ed antifascista tra le due guerre mondiali - Anti-fascist and political emigration between two world wars - La emigracin poltica y anti-fascista entre las dos guerras mundiales. Date: 2011-09-15 Description: RIVISTA AMMENTU Bollettino Storico, Archivistico e Consolare del Mediterraneo Tema di ricerca: emigrazione politica ed antifascista tra le due guerre mondiali. Scadenza per invio proposte: 15 settembre 2011 Lingue: italiano, inglese, francese, spagnolo, catalano, portoghese. "Ammentu" la rivista del ... Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org URL: www.centrostudisea.it Announcement ID: 187131 http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=187131 Title: Reminder: CFP Directions West, Third Biennial Western Canadian Studies Conference, University of Calgary June 21-23 2012 Location: Alberta Date: 2011-09-15 Description: The Directions West Conference invites submissions of papers, panels, and roundtables that address the many directions people have traveled--geographically, imaginatively, socially, creatively, intellectually, historically--to create the West. We invite submissions that interrogate those journeys. H ... Contact: dnswest.ucalgary.ca URL: dnswest.ca Announcement ID: 187146 http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=187146 Title: Colonial Girlhood/Colonial Girls (June 13-15, 2012, University of Melbourne) Date: 2011-09-15 Description: Settler colonies and colonies of occupation, such as Canada, Australia, New Zealand, India, Ireland, South Africa, and the Caribbean, held out the possibility for girls to experience freedom from, and the potential to reconfigure, British norms of femininity. Colonial Girlhood/Colonial Girls seeks t ... Contact: email@example.com Announcement ID: 187149 http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=187149 Title: HSS Roundtable Workshop on Gender and STEM Disciplines Location: Ohio Date: 2011-09-15 Description: Call for Papers -- HSS Roundtable Workshop on Gender and Science, Technology, Medicine, & the Environment The Womens Caucus of the History of Science Society is sponsoring a roundtable workshop and planning meeting from 1-5pm, Thursday, November 3, 2011, at the Annual History of Science Society Meet ... Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Announcement ID: 187164 http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=187164 Title: Call for papers: Sketched by themselves.Society tested by panoramic literature Date: 2011-09-20 Description: Special issue of the open acces journal Interfrences littraires - Literaire interferenties edited by Nathalie Preiss (Universit de Reims) & Valrie Stinon (F.N.R.S - Universit de Lige ) In the first half of the 19th century, numerous books were published throughout Eu-rope that combined the satirical ... Contact: email@example.com; V.Stienon@ulg.ac.be; firstname.lastname@example.org URL: www.interferenceslitteraires.be/en/node/126 Announcement ID: 187151 http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=187151 Title: Call for Papers - International ConferenceTextile Trades and Consumption in the Indian Ocean World, from Early Times to the Present Indian Ocean World Centre (IOWC)McGill University, Montreal, Canada Location: Quebec Date: 2011-09-30 Description: International Conference Textile Trades and Consumption in the Indian Ocean World, from Early Times to the Present Indian Ocean World Centre (IOWC) McGill University, Montreal, Canada 2-4 November 2012 Co-Organisers: Gwyn Campbell (IOWC, McGill University), Sarah Fee (Royal Ontario Museum), and Pedr ... Contact: email@example.com URL: indianoceanworldcentre.com/ Announcement ID: 187086 http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=187086 Title: Translation of Resistance Literature Location: New York Date: 2011-09-30 Description: This panel will address the translation of resistance literature. Since this literature is usually intended for a local audience and is written in the local language of the resistance,should it be translated into other languages? Does translation benefit the resistance or does it come as a detriment ... Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Announcement ID: 187089 http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=187089 Title: CFP - Women's and Gender Studies Area - 2012 NeMLA Location: New York Date: 2011-09-30 Description: Call for Papers Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) March 15-18, 2012 Rochester, New York Host Institution: St. John Fisher College Area: Womens and Gender Studies International Eating: Womens Global Food Stories Of late, many women food writers are recording their global food stories, whe ... Contact: email@example.com Announcement ID: 187092 http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=187092 Title: Perception, Reception: The history of the media in society Date: 2011-09-30 Description: Call for Papers for a conference to be held between 4th and 6th July 2012 at Aberystwyth University, Wales, UK. The 4th Media History conference will focus on the ways in which people have understood the social, cultural and political roles of the media from the 15th to the 20th century. The concep ... Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Announcement ID: 187114 http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=187114 Title: Call for Papers: 8th International Congress on English Grammar Date: 2011-09-30 Description: First Call for Papers 8th International Congress on English Grammar 12-14 January 2012, Hong Kong Organised by: Department of English The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (In collaboration with Shenzhen University and Sun Yat-sen University) We are very pleased to be holding the 8th International Co ... Contact: email@example.com Announcement ID: 187132 http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=187132 Title: CFP: Popular culture and performance in Africa Date: 2011-09-30 Description: In spotlighting the contributions of Sola Olorunyomi author of the seminal Afrobeat!: Fela and the Imagined Continent and other influential texts to literary and cultural studies, this colloquium intends to incite a debate around the ferment that Olorunyomi has generated as an idea, a scholar, a tea ... Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Announcement ID: 187137 http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=187137 Title: Gender and Sexuality in Asian American Fiction Location: New York Date: 2011-09-30 Description: This panel seeks papers that explore gender and sexuality in contemporary Asian American Fiction. How do gender and sexuality affect experiences of racialization and national belonging? Topics may include (but are not limited to): femininity, masculinity, transnational negotiations of gender, queer ... Contact: Naomi.Edwards@stonybrook.edu Announcement ID: 187140 http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=187140 Title: Imperiale Biographien: Elitekarrieren im Habsburger, Russischen und Osmanischen Vielvlkerreich (1850-1918) Date: 2011-10-01 Description: Imperiale Biographien: Elitekarrieren im Habsburger, Russischen und Osmanischen Vielvlkerreich (1850-1918) Internationale Konferenz der Leibniz Universitt Hannover und der Technischen Universitt Berlin Berlin (vorauss.) 4.-5. Mai 2012 Deadline fr Papers: 1. Oktober 2011 Die Vielvlkerreiche der Roman ... Contact: email@example.com Announcement ID: 187113 http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=187113 Title: Textile Society of America 13th Biennial Symposium: Washington, DC. Location: District of Columbia Date: 2011-10-01 Description: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 2, 2011 THE TEXTILE SOCIETY OF AMERICA ANNOUNCES: CALL FOR PAPERS Textiles and Politics Textile Society of America 13th Biennial Symposium Abstracts Due: October 1, 2011 The Textile Society of America invites paper proposals for its upcoming symposium, Textiles & Politic ... Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org URL: www.textilesociety.org/symposia_2012.htm. Announcement ID: 187150 http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=187150 Title: CfP: Borders in Jewish Thought Conference Location: Illinois Date: 2011-10-09 Description: The Chicago Center for Jewish Studies invites paper proposals for a conference entitled Borders in Jewish Thought, to take place February 13, 2012 at the University of Chicago. Keynote addresses will be given by Professor Israel Yuval (Hebrew University of Jerusalem) and Professor Rachel Havrelock ( ... Contact: email@example.com Announcement ID: 187128 http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=187128 Title: British Scholar Conference Edinburgh 2012 Date: 2011-10-10 Description: Call for Papers: 2012 British Scholar Conference (Britain and the World) This serves as a call for papers for the fifth annual British Scholar Conference. The conference will be held in Edinburgh, Scotland from Thursday, 21 June through Saturday, 23 June, 2012. This marks the first time that the con ... Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org URL: britishscholar.org, Announcement ID: 187105 http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=187105 Title: Travel Writing And South East Asia Date: 2011-10-31 Description: Once looked down as a sub-literary genre, travel writing has emerged in recent times as a focus for intensive research across a whole range of disciplines. Much interest has been generated in its history, formal characteristics, and problems of representation, and for what it can be made to say abou ... Contact: email@example.com Announcement ID: 187136 http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=187136 Title: CFP - HSS Roundtable Workshop on Gender and STEM Disciplines Location: Ohio Date: 2011-11-03 Description: Call for Papers HSS Roundtable Workshop on Gender and Science, Technology, Medicine, & the Environment The Womens Caucus of the History of Science Society is sponsoring a roundtable workshop and planning meeting from 1-5pm, Thursday, November 3, 2011, at the Annual History of Science Society Meeting ... Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Announcement ID: 187165 http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=187165 Title: Call for papers: International Perspectives on Froebelian Theory and Practice Date: 2011-11-04 Description: International Froebel Society Conference Froebel College of Education, Dublin Thursday April 12 Saturday April 14 2012 International Perspectives on Froebelian Theory and PracticeThe goal is to bring together educators, carers, academics, researchers and others interested in the education and welfar ... Contact: email@example.com URL: www.froebel.ie/ Announcement ID: 187163 http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=187163 Title: Strange Enlightenments: Flann OBrien and Modernism Date: 2011-11-11 Description: Strange Enlightenments: Flann O Brien and Modernism Conference 11 November 2011 ...The University of New South Wales Sydney, Australia Flann OBriens work resists easy categorisation. He has often been held as a post-modern novelist, whose ludic and parodic fictions played creative havoc with traditi ... Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org URL: empa.arts.unsw.edu.au/news-and-events/strange-enlightenments-flann-o-brien-and-modernism-conference-1118.html Announcement ID: 187110 http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=187110 Title: Call for Contributions to Publication titled: The El Dorado in Imperialism: The Irrationality of Empire Date: 2011-11-14 Description: Abstract: Throughout the centuries imperial powers often established and expanded their empires because of perceived and exaggerated expectations of value, rather than scientifically proven advantages. It was the irrational rather than the rational that all too often determined the choice of imperia ... Contact: email@example.com Announcement ID: 187107 http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=187107 Title: Meeting Youth Needs in the 21st Century CANADA and INDIA: Youth work, Young people and Youth policy. Date: 2011-11-28 Description: This multi-disciplinary seminar seeks to explore the notion of the youth from a comparative perspective between two multi-lingual, multicultural democracies of the globe, India & Canada to delve into the larger context of major world transformations; develop a knowledge base and strategic analytical ... Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org URL: www.caluniv.ac.in. (available after 16th August) Announcement ID: 187141 http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=187141 Title: Call for papers: Linguistics Area Location: New Mexico Date: 2011-12-01 Description: Call for Papers: Linguistics Area 2012 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture AssociationDeadline Dec. 1, 2011 The 33rd Annual Meeting of the SW/TX PCA/ACAFebruary 8-11, 2012Hyatt Regency Hotel and Conference CenterAlbuquerque, New Mexico Details regarding the conference (listing of all ar ... Contact: email@example.com URL: swtxpca.org Announcement ID: 187096 http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=187096 Title: Native/Indigenous Studies Area: 2012 SW/TX PCA/ACA February 8-11, 2012 Location: New Mexico Date: 2011-12-01 Description: 2012 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture AssociationFebruary 8-11, 2012 Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association's33rd Annual Conference in Albuquerque, NM at Hyatt RegencyEMAIL 250-word abstract to: firstname.lastname@example.orgCome present your paper with us! Proposals for ... Contact: email@example.com URL: swtxpca.org/documents/pages.html Announcement ID: 187091 http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=187091 Title: Conference on the Restructuring of the Global Economy (ROGE) Date: 2011-12-10 Description: Call for Papers ROGE 2012 Pune, India Conference on the Restructuring of the Global Economy (ROGE)v1st - 2nd February 2012 www.abrmr.com Overview of the Conference The dynamics of international trade have taken on an added significance in the light of the challenges created by the recent global fina ... Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org URL: www.abrmr.com/News-Article/Events_/ROGE-Pune-2012.html Announcement ID: 187119 http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=187119 Title: Porter Fortune Symposium - University of Mississippi Location: Mississippi Date: 2011-12-16 Description: Science, Medicine, and the Making of Race The 2012 Porter Fortune Symposium at the University of Mississippi sponsored by the Department of History explores the intersection of scientific ideas about race and gender with medical practice and experimentation, from the 18th to the 20th century. As rac ... Contact: email@example.com Announcement ID: 187115 http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=187115 Title: Conference on "The Christian Moses" at Catholic University, Washington, DC, May 31-June 3, 2012 Location: District of Columbia Date: 2011-12-31 Description: The Center for the Study of Early Christianity at CUA will host a conference on "The Christian Moses" from May 31-June 3, 2012. Speakers will investigate how Christians (to 7th c.) used traditions associated with Moses, along with significant Jewish traditions and early Islamic references to Moses. ... Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org URL: earlychristianity.cua.edu Announcement ID: 187087 http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=187087 Title: CFP 'What Happens Now: 21st Century Writing in English' 2nd International Conference, 16-18 July 2012, University of Lincoln UK Date: 2012-01-09 Description: CALL FOR PAPERS 'What Happens Now: 21st Century Writing in English' 2nd International Conference 16-18 July 2012, University of Lincoln, UK Following the success of the 2010 conference 'What Happens Now: 21st Century Writing in English the first decade' there will be a theme for the second conferenc ... Contact: email@example.com URL: www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/conferences/what_happens_now2012/index.htm Announcement ID: 187084 http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=187084 Title: Call for Papers: Special Issue of _Pennsylvania History_: After 1763: The Consequences of the Seven Years War Location: California Date: 2012-06-30 Description: The year 1763 marked a major turning point in the history of North America. Diplomats in Paris signed a treaty that ended the Seven Years War and remade the map of the continent with the scratch of a pen, to quote Francis Parkman. In the aftermath of the treaty, British officials in London worked to ... Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Announcement ID: 187098 http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=187098 Title: Call For Papers: The End of War? The Korean Armistice after Sixty Years Date: 2012-07-31 Description: The Journal of Korean Studies Call for Papers on The End of War? The Korean Armistice after Sixty Years Thematic issue of The Journal of Korean Studies, Volume 18 No. 2 (Fall 2013) Due July 31, 2012 The 2013 thematic issue of The Journal of Korean Studies (JKS), under the direction of guest editor C ... Contact: email@example.com URL: jsis.washington.edu/korea/jks/ Announcement ID: 187166 http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=187166 Title: Southern Studies: AUM Liberal Arts Conference at Auburn University Montgomery, 10-11 February 2012 Location: Alabama Date: 2012-11-01 Description: Now in its fourth year, AUMLAC invites panel and paper proposals on any aspect of Southern history from Civil War to Civil Rights, from dueling to NASCAR, from King Cotton to corn whiskey. This two-day conference includes a plenary presentation by Dr. Micki McElya (University of Connecticut)who will ... Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org URL: www.aum.edu//aumlac Announcement ID: 187152 http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=187152 ###################################################################### # Category: Publication ###################################################################### Title: Call for Encyclopedia Chapter Writers on Contemporary Immigration in U.S. States Description: Looking for writers/scholars with expertise on state and local immigration in the contemporary American context--each author will be responsible for writing a chapter on one state and the entry will have the following: a) chronology500 words, will cover entire history of state b) historical overview ... Contact: KARNOL14@depaul.edu Announcement ID: 187108 http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=187108 Title: Before Obama: A Reappraisal of Black Reconstruction Era PoliticiansCall for Chapter Proposals Description: Praeger will be publishing a two-volume series entitled, Before Obama: A Reappraisal of Black Reconstruction Era Politicians. This is the 2nd call for proposals and were looking for 5-7 additional contributors for this two-volume set. For consideration, submit a 150-200 word proposal by September 10 ... Contact: email@example.com Announcement ID: 187129 http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=187129 Title: Continuing Education Date: 2011-09-30 Description: Continuing Education for Librarians: Workshops, Conferences, College, and Other Ways Book Publisher: McFarland & Company, Inc. Chapters sought for an anthology by U.S. practicing academic, public, school, special librarians, LIS faculty, sharing practical how-to chapters on ways to continue educatio ... Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Announcement ID: 187148 http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=187148 Title: CFP- Special issue of "parallax" on stupidity. Date: 2012-04-01 Description: Stupidity This issue of parallax seeks to consider stupidity both as an object of political investigation as well as a rhetorical strategy and problem. Stupidity troubles the boundaries of understanding and is traditionally perceived as a pejorative judgment; however, we wish to ask what dissonances ... Contact: email@example.com Announcement ID: 187153 http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=187153 Title: Journal CFP: Espionage Fiction Date: 2012-06-01 Description: ESPIONAGE FICTION. Previously unpublished essays are solicited for a special issue of Paradoxa: Studies in World Literary Genres devoted to espionage fiction. The collection of original scholarship will concentrate on the genres mainstream appeal and aesthetic sophistication. Given that focus, submi ... Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Announcement ID: 187161 http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=187161 --