In his book The Racial Contract (1997), the African American philosopher Charles W. Mills describes how western white supremacy has created a system of unnamed power that carries with it a social and political structure conducive to the full exercise of a racialised State and judicial system, capable of determining, and legislating over, the life and death of the bodies it subjugates. It is in this sense that Whiteness, as an established power system, can determine, in those countri
Proposals are invited for the 2020 Conference of the International Association of Byron Societies, “Byron: Wars and Words, to be held at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki from 29th June to 5th July. The aim of this conference is to look at how war in all its meanings, symbolisms, and manifestations influenced Byron’s words and worlds, and shaped his poetic and political sensibility. Drawing on recent scholarship in Romantic studies, it will also explore Romantic authors&
Recent breakthroughs in science and technology have led to a concomitant growth in exploratory studies into the definitive properties of traditional therapies employed in medicine and pharmacology. Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) involves a diverse range of medicinal and health practices and products that are typically not part of conventional medicine. Presently, there are a multitude of research studies investigating the promise and potential of CAM products in disease therapy.
Authors are cordially invited to submit scholarly articles concerned with peaceful coexistence among Muslims to the Journal of Peaceful Coexistence among Muslims, which will have been officially launched by March 2020. JPCM is a biannual journal of the University of Religions and Denominations. This journal is intended to be covered in Web of Science and Scopus af
In the wake of the New Modernist Studies, and in particular such pioneering works as Maria DiBattista and Lucy MacDiarmid’s High and Low Moderns (1996), there is increasing interest both in interdisciplinary approaches to modernism and the relationship between modernism and popular culture. Although various writers (Christine Brooke-Rose, Fredric Jameson, Fred Pfeil, Phillip Wegner) have speculated upon the affinities between modernism and science fiction, and have even postulated tenta
The Faculty of languages and translation (FdLT) of Saint Joseph University of Beirut (USJ) and its institutions, namely School of Translators and Interpreters of Beirut (ETIB, Center for Modern Languages (CLV) and Center for Arabic Research and Studies (CREA) organize an international conference entitled "Languages ??and Translation: Cognitive Challenges" in Beirut (Lebanon) on 29 and 30 April 2020.
The integration of mobile computing, edge and cloud services enables new applications that provide resources and services on an intelligent basis, process big data collected from mobile sensors, connected vehicles and support Internet of things (IoT) with massive edge and cloud-based backend. 5G technology will be a key enabler of this integration. Such mobile applications will have tremendous impacts on many aspects of our life, including transportation/V2X, e-commerce, healthcare, smart hom
The 4th Industry Revolution has begun. Unlike the steam that power our factories in the first revolution or the mass production model that dominating the second or the emergence of the computer driven system from the third revolution that we are living today, Industry 4.0 is about CONNECTIVITY.
As previous industry revolution was led by innovations in manufacturing processes and systems, the advancement of industry 4.0 will be driven by a smart, interconnected pervasive
Dominant discourses of equity and inclusion in education are often connected to (neo) liberal ideologies of democracy, multiculturalism, and citizenship. Liberalism, however, has been critiqued by many critical scholars for professing to value equity, justice, and sustainability while preventing the radical reform necessary to achieve socially just and sustainable co
Afrofuturisms: Re-Imagining Contemporary Blackness in History, Art, Technology, and Culture
Contributors are invited to submit chapters for a book project on Afrofuturism, an emerging and increasingly relevant area in Africana/Africanist fields. The scholarly essays will analyze, discuss, or examine Afrofuturism. The purpose of the book project is to gather in one volume current research that both outlines the academic field and conceptualizes it as a growing
International Academy of Science, Technology and Engineering Research take great pleasure in inviting you to the International Conference on Advances in Biochemistry, Biotechnology and Biomedicine (ICABBB) scheduled during February 8-9, 2019 at New Delhi, India.
ICABBB 2020 has been planned and initiated by the collaboration, collective vision, and efforts of international advisory panel and editorial board members which includes enthusiastic academicians and scientists from different
According to the United Nations World Tourism Organization, tourist arrivals peaked at 1.4 billion travellers in 2018. The tourism industry is big in Asia and has been growing over the decades. For example, in 2017, the grouping of 10 nations of ASEAN was estimated to have received 125 million visitors. The Pacific Asia Travel Association forecasts about 900 million visitors to the Asia Pacific region by 2023 (Koumelis, 2019). The Asian region’s tourism industry has taken significant me
Strategic communication specialists have traditionally been concerned with the contribution that communication activities can have in helping an organisation achieve its higher-order goals and fully exercise its agency as a political, cultural, and social actor that can influence the world it acts in. Successful strategic communication is focused on proving the authenticity of brand values, that can further make the employees feel that their work is purposeful, and can motivate public adheren
The Comparative Media Arts Journal is pleased to invite individuals to submit to an ongoing call for reviews. Supplementary to CMA’s semi-annual themed issues, the review series is a continuous academic platform that asks scholars, artists, curators, writers, and post-secondary students of all levels to engage in critic
CALL FOR PAPERS African American Literature and Culture Society American Literature Association 31stAnnual Conference May 21-24, 2020 Manchester Grand Hyatt One Market Place San Diego, CA
The African American Literature and Culture Society invites abstracts (of no more than 250 words) for presentations at the annual conference of the American Literature Association (http://americanliteratureassociation.org/). We
American Journal of Qualitative Research (AJQR) is pleased to announce a special issue on “Drugs and Drug Market to be published in Spring 2020. The objective of this issue is to understand the current illegal drug market in various countries as a reference for policy makers and academics given the fact that qualitative research can provide more insight and in
The Jewish Studies Student Association at the University of Warsaw is pleased to invite you to The Jewish Intelligentsia. The 8th International Conference for Jewish Studies Researchers. Professor Jerzy Jedlicki (1930-2018) in Memoriam that will take place on 14-15 November 2019 in the Institute of History at the University of Warsaw.
The aim of the conference is to outline the meaning of the term “Jewish intelligentsia and to define its contexts — historical, socia
March 26-28, 2020 | Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
Hilton Head Marriott Resort and Spa
The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Caribbean Literature for our 51st annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org
We welcome individual and panel presentation proposals that address Caribbean literatures i
I am editing a new book, Technological Influences on Creativity and User Experience, to be published in 2020 by IGI Global.
I am looking for chapters on a variety of topics related to how technology influences how we work, interact, communicate, and consume information, particularly when engaging with creative tasks. If you are interested in writing a chapter on such a topic, I am still soliciting proposals until November 6th, 2019.
disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory, Volume 29: Theories of Populism
Submission Deadline: December 01, 2019.
The editorial collective of the open access journal, disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory, calls for submissions that explore theories of populism for an issue to be published summer 2020. The recent uptick in populism signals political, economic and/or social unrest across the globe, yet, populism remains a phenom
Digital Humanities is an emerging field of study that makes an interface between the application of the digital tools and methods to the study of humanities. It’s an interdisciplinary field which utilizes the computational methods and techniques to make significant interventions in the study and research in humanities and social sciences. In recent years, this interdisciplinary study has
As givers of life, mothers occupy an essential role in ensuring the ongoing survival of the human race. The bond between mother and child is commonly revered in societies as primal and sacred. Perhaps it is because of the importance of child-bearing and child-rearing that so much critical attention has been given to how mothers should and should not behave. Entertainment and news media outlets, parenting manuals and social media are among the main sources of role