Jan Brouwer Scriptieprijzen 2019

Vanaf heden kunt u nominaties indienen voor de Jan Brouwer Scriptieprijzen 2019.
De prijzen, van elk 2.000 Euro, worden toegekend in verschillende wetenschapsgebieden waaronder Taal- en Literatuurwetenschappenen zijn bedoeld voor (voormalige) studenten van wie de masterscriptie is goedgekeurd in het academisch jaar 2017/2018.
De deadline voor nominaties is 14 december 2018


Deadline 1 december 2018
Het ROSANNA Fonds ondersteunt getalenteerde kansarme vrouwelijke studenten en onderzoekers bij hun carrière aan de Universiteit Utrecht. Het fonds biedt vrouwelijke studenten en onderzoekers financiële steun om hun academische ambities te verwezenlijken. Het ROSANNA Fonds zet zich in om hoger onderwijs toegankelijker te maken voor vrouwen, zodat een getalenteerde wetenschapster niet buiten de boot valt door een tekort aan financiële middelen.

Amsterdam Symposium on the History of Food 2018

University of Amsterdam | 16 November – Saturday 17 November 2018
The act of ingestion ensures our intimate relationship with food. This literal ‘incorporation’ has implications that go far beyond basic physicality: it is precisely in the corporeal sphere that the cultural significance of our food habits is on display. Crucial to the connection between food and body is the concept of control. State institutions, medical professionals, and spiritual teachers have prescribed and proscribed dietary behaviour, exercising what Michel Foucault has termed ‘biopower’, in an attempt to regulate the nourishment of populations. Such nutritional advice has often been a form of moral guidance: to authorities like doctors and religious leaders, public health was a medical and an ethical issue.


Stellenbosch (South Africa) 9-13 September 2019 CALL FOR PANEL PROPOSALS In a multilingual and multicultural world shaped by mediated interactions between people from diverse national, linguistic and cultural backgrounds, translation in all its forms and interfaces is more prevalent than ever. In Africa, as in the rest of the world, translation is intrinsically linked with […]

International conference: Translation and Performative Practices: Itineraries in Translation History

13-15 December 2018 | University of Tartu (Estonia)
The 4th conference of the Itineraries in Translation History series will focus on the elusive translation and interpreting practices related to texts that are in constant change and movement from a historical perspective. Special attention will be paid to translations of theatrical texts and audiovisual translation in film and television, but we also welcome papers dedicated to various problems related to translating other verbal and nonverbal sign systems and to the issues of inter- and intrasemiotic translation.

Workshop: Theorizing Literary Practice: Between the Postcolonial and the Decolonial

14 June 2018 | Utrecht University
The workshop Theorizing Literary Practice: Between the Postcolonial and the Decolonial wants to engage non-western literatures and the arts as a meeting point of decolonial and postcolonial critique. Within western academia, both strands of critical thought have taken interwoven but different theoretical routes as they emerge from different historico-political entanglements.

Summer School: Posthuman Ethics, Pain and Endurance (Utrecht University)

The registrations for Prof. Rosi Braidotti’s 2018 summer school at Utrecht University (the Netherlands) are now open. The 2018 summer school, titled “Posthuman Ethics, Pain and Endurance,” which will take place between the 20th-24th of August 2018 at Utrecht University, in Utrecht, the Netherlands, combines an introduction to the basic tenets of  Braidotti’s brand of […]

Summer School: Beyond Horizons

Transmitting and Writing New Identities of Minorities and Migrants in and beyond Europe 17 – 22 June 2018 University of Groningen This summer school will examine the function and meaning of cultural transfer as an important tool to build up sustainable societies. Special attention will be paid to minorities and migrants. The concepts of cultural […]

Lecture: Prof. Harry Berger Jr. ‘Bad Boys and Hipsters: Shakespeare’s Iago and Rembrandt’s Rembrandt’

ACSGA colloquium: Prof. Harry Berger Jr. ‘Bad Boys and Hipsters: Shakespeare’s Iago and Rembrandt’s Rembrandt’ Date: 8 May 2018 | 15:30 – 17:00 Lecture “I am more sinned against than sinning,” whines King Lear, giving voice to a cultural readymade that Harry Berger calls the victim’s discourse. By contrast, villains have no patience with this […]