El Camino de Santiago: Pilgrimage in Contemporary Culture
World religions have long held pilgrimage as an important journey of the faithful. Today, however, there is an increasing number of non-religious, secular or spiritual pilgrims undertaking these journeys. The nearly 800 km-long Camino de Santiago is a popular destination for secular pilgrims travelling through France and across Northern Spain. Established as one of three
The 2nd Jakarta International Conference on social Science dan Humanities will be held on November 11th 2019. We are inviting lecturers, researcher and fellow students to send your abstract and full paper (see important dates) to our exciting conference. As we review your paper, the output of selected paper will be published exclusively for SINTA and SCOPUS indexed Scientific Journal (see list of journal).
In Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom (1994), bell hooks warns readers about a serious crisis in education marked by the increasing reluctance of students to learn and, ultimately, of teachers to teach. In order to fight apathy in the college classroom and the ‘banking system’ into which higher education is often trapped, hooks urges teachers and students to embrace an engaged pedagogy that allows both to build community, respect difference, and foster cr
Feminist film critics have pioneered work on the intimate relationship between gender and genre, thus problematizing and unsettling long-standing dominant narratives, structures of looking, and spectatorial positions. Indeed, much of the work by feminist filmmakers showcases an innovative use of genre conventions that opens up new narrative avenues and destabilizes audiences’ expectations. Considering its historical dimension, the notion of film genre becomes an invaluable category and
Africa’s prospects for socio-economic development will be largely determined by her response to the twin factors of security and technological advancement. Both factors are global in dimension, dynamic in nature and devastating in consequences.
Security challenges to the nations of Africa range from human and drug trafficking within and outside the continent to irregular migration in search of better opportunities. Others are the growing acts of terrorism, kidnapping, banditry,
Hestia is an international conference for scholars addressing sociopolitical issues from interdisciplinary standpoints. We invite presenters to apply good ideas, whether new or old, to issues facing contemporary society. We are proud to hold our inaugural conference in the historic city of Kyoto. For full details, please visit our website at sociohex.com. Presentations
HESTIA features three types of presentations:
• ANALYTICAL presentations are 20 minutes in length,
Poetics of the Native (Call for Articles) Every individual is a meeting ground for many different allegiances, and sometimes these loyalties conflict with one another and confront the person who harbours them with difficult choices. In some cases the situation is obvious at a glance; others need to be looked at more closely.
- Amin Maalouf1
Natives, Aborigines, Indigenous, First Nations are all appellations that assert the legitimacy of the antecessors despite the
Leslie Fiedler describes American fiction as “bewilderingly and embarrassingly, a gothic fiction… in a land of light and affirmation. This panel pushes past Fiedler’s focus to instead explore the dark and enclosed spaces of the American home. These sites are featured in countless texts, from Edgar Allan Poe&rsqu
Visibility of the Invisible: The Idea, Theory, and Ontology of Trace
This panel invites proposals to examine the notion, theory, idea, and ontology of the trace and the ways in which it can be deployed in literature, image studies, art, film, and other media and disciplines.
From its rudimentary manifestations as smoke and fire and footprint, to theological significations of the image of Jesus on the Shroud of Turin, the trace, as a visible marker of an absent
Presently, I am in the process of editing a forthcoming publication, Emerging Trends, and Impacts of the Internet of Things in Libraries to be published by IGI Global, an international publisher of progressive academic research. I would like to take this opportunity to cordially invite you to submit your work for consideration in this publication.I'm certain that your contribution to this topic and/or other related research
areas would make an excellent addition to this publicati
The goal of this edited collection is to offer insight into new developments within media fandom — insights that will prove both useful to researchers and will add to the existing body of knowledge for popular culture. This book will aim to offer original research reviewing some of most exigent facets of today’s fandom. Chapters will highlight under-studied cultures of fandom as well as emerging intricacies of established fandom. The scholarship presented will run the gamut o
Wellington Pinheiro dos Santos, Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil Washington Wagner Azevedo da Silva, Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil Maira Araujo de Santana, Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil
Call for Chapters
Proposals Submission Deadline: August 18, 2019 Full Chapters Due: October 31, 2019 Submission Date: February 8, 2020
This panel aims to explore the representation of literary spaces in European literature of the fantastic. With portraits of imaginary cities and landscapes, across centuries and national traditions, the fantastic has offered escapism and entertainment, but it has also profoundly shaped the imagination of readers in the perception of their own realities. The goal of this panel is to understand and articulate the extent to which literature of the fantasti
"Deflating the Dictators: Satire, Humor, and 21st Century Tyranny"
For a special issue of Humanities (ISSN 2076-0787).
After the opening of the Berlin Wall and the Iron Curtain, hopes were high that other dictatorships around the world might fall as well. The new millennium ushered in a further domino effect after the attacks on the World Trade Center and the wars that led to the elimination of Saddam Hussein and the dispersal of the Taliban.
We are pleased to announce the acceptance of the book proposal “Humanizing Cities Through Car-Free City Development and Transformation, to be published by IGI Global, an international publisher of progressive academic research.
Thus, we invite interested researchers to participate in contributing to this book by their book chapters that cope with the recommended topics and would make a valued addition to
In his famous study on “Jokes and their Relation to the Unconscious," Freud argues that jokes, and the laughter they elicit, allow a kind of access to the unconscious. They permit, among other things, the fulfillment of repressed desires, the channeling of aggression into an acceptable social form, and polysemic satisfaction. As the structure of a joke operates similarly to the structure of a dream (by condensation and displacement, metaphor and metonymy), it also enables the revelation
The Society for Utopian Studies invites you to submit papers and proposals on the theme, “Subaltern, Suburban, and Subterranean.
Michigan is a borderland surrounded by the Great Lakes. Shaped by Detroit and influenced by Chicago and Canada, the state’s subaltern, suburban, and subterranean landscapes are permeated by bountiful wetlands throughout. The history and location of Michigan and its cities Detroi
We are seeking papers for a panel or series of panels at the annual conference of the Society for Utopian Studies October 17-19, 2019 in East Lansing, MI.
“The Bauhaus is more than a school, it is an idea, stated its last director Mies von der Rohe. The Bauhaus envisioned design as having the power to transform society; its leaders sought to create a strong sense of community and shared purpose. A driving agenda for the Bauhaus was that experimental design education
Universitas Studiorum Publishing House is proud to open to Researchers and Scholars worldwide the following Calls for Papers, for scientific Essays in the field of Humanities to be published in the forthcoming Volumes of “Mantua Humanistic Studies Series.
Call for Papers for Volume VII: open till September the 22nd, 2019
2019. Mantua Humanistic Studies. Volume VII. Mantova: Universitas Studiorum. ISBN 9788833690506, ISSN 2612-0437.
OJH is a peer-reviewed international Scientific Journal, devoted to the field of Humanities, which is distributed online for free with a full Gold Open Access policy.
Open Journal of Humanities (OJH) is a peer-reviewed electronic Scientific Journal, which is devoted to the field of Humanities. The first issue of the Journal, Volume no. 1 (2019), is going to be published at the end of July 2019 as the very first Volume of the series, with its own IS
Seeking papers/presenters for an approved NeMLA session (#17976).
Chronicling a lifetime of relocations and drawing on an international array of forms as well as free verse, Elizabeth Bishop’s work poses titular “Questions of Travel. This panel will explore the ways in which Bishop’s poetic travel guides and geographic primers dislocate as much as place her travelers and blur as much as map the boundaries that demarcate countries, species, cultures, and
The PAMLA 2019 Travel and Literature session welcomes proposals focused on travel, odyssey, and mobility through a literary lens, with a special interest in 20th- 21st century travel writing.
We are particularly interested in papers that take into consideration travel writing by authors better known for other forms of writing (novelists, poets, philosophers, essayists) and for whom travel, and travel writing, serve as a means to veer from their habitual modes of writing and allo