Oprop I Oproep I Call: Conference Fryske Akademy – Befrijing yn ’e Fryske Literatuer.

Befrijing yn ’e Fryske literatuer

Yn 2020 wurdt betocht dat it 75 jier ferlyn is dat Fryslân befrijd waard. Sadwaande organisearje Tresoar en de Fryske Akademy in kongres oer it tema Befrijing yn ’e Fryske Literatuer. It kongres wurdt op freed 6 novimber 2020 holden by Tresoar yn Ljouwert, de stêd dy’t sûnt dit jier de titel UNESCO City of Literature hat.
De fiertalen binne Nederlânsk, Frysk, Dútsk en Ingelsk.

Call for papers Tijdschrift voor Genderstudies

The Tijdschrift voor Genderstudies (Journal of Gender Studies) is a forum for the scientific problematization of gender in relation to ethnicity, sexuality, class, and age. The journal is an interdisciplinary medium operating at the intersection of society, culture, health and science. The editorial staff invites articles about gender issues from different disciplines and accepts articles in Dutch and English. As well as publishing articles, the journal includes essays, columns (short topical and polemical articles), interviews, reviews, summaries of dissertations and conference reports. 

ALCS Postgraduate Colloquium ‘City Lights: Urban Space and Civic Identity in the Low Countries and Beyond’

Senate House, University of London | 9-10 July 2020
The Association for Low Countries Studies is delighted to announce its third postgraduate colloquium, “City Lights”. Proposals are invited from PhD candidates and early career researchers in the humanities and social sciences. The colloquium will bring together young scholars from the UK and internationally to explore urban space and civic identity in Benelux from an interdisciplinary perspective.

Doctoral Seminar: ‘Differing Bodyminds: Crip Theory in the Arts and Humanities’

Leuven | 21-23 April 2020
Antwerp University, KU Leuven and Gent University kindly invite you for the first event devoted to crip theory in Flanders. We organize a two-day doctoral seminar focusing on crip theory, both from a theoretical and methodological perspective combined with a one-day symposium to approach the same topic from a practical and artistic point of view.

CfP Special Issue ‘Imagining Communities, Multilingually’

Journal parallax | deadline 1 March 2020
Edited by Jesse van Amelsvoort (University of Groningen/Campus Fryslân, NL) and Nicoletta Pireddu (Georgetown University, USA). All around the world, modernity has been characterised by a drive towards ever more nation-states. The study of this phenomenon has heavily drawn on Benedict Anderson’s (1983) seminal concept of ‘imagined communities’.

“Various Tricks of Type”: The Material Constellations of Paris by Hope Mirrlees (Ruth Clemens, Utrecht University)

Utrecht | 4 February 2020
This year marks a hundred years since the publication by Leonard and Virginia Woolf’s Hogarth Press of Hope Mirrlees’s long poem Paris. With its striking typographical layout and experimental form use of paratexts, the poem presents multiple forms and languages to narrate a walk through the European modernist cityscape. Paris was largely met with derision by critics and the poem – as well as its author – fell into relative obscurity until recently.

Oproep MNL-fellowships

Oproep MNL-fellowships De Maatschappij der Nederlandse Letterkunde, gevestigd te Leiden, werd in 1766 opgericht als een vereniging van letterkundigen, taalkundigen en historici. De Maatschappij heeft als doel de beoefening van de schone letteren en de studie van de Nederlandse taal- en letterkunde, geschied- en oudheidkunde in hun onderlinge samenhang te bevorderen. Vanaf 2019 reikt de […]

CILCC 2020: An Overview of Language Technologies and Digital Humanities

Medellin | 29-31 July 2020
Computational and corpus linguistics (LCC, in Spanish) has been booming and developing in Spanish-speaking countries, particularly in Colombia. Just in the past three years two important congresses were held in Colombia: the first in the city of Bogotá in 2017, by the Caro y Cuervo Institute; and the second, in 2018, by the University of Medellin; these congresses were preceded by the First Colombian Colloquium of Computational and Corpus Linguistics held in 2016, Universidad del Valle.

International Conference ‘Cultural Perceptions of Safety’

Utrecht | 21-22 January 2021
On Thursday 21st and Friday 22nd of January 2021 the Humanities Department of the Open University of the Netherlands organizes the international conference ‘Cultural perceptions of safety’. The conference will be held in Utrecht, at the Academiegebouw, and is supported by the Huizinga Institute (Research Institute and Graduate School of Cultural History).