News & Opportunities

CFP: 2017 Midwest PCA/ACA Conference

The Television area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association is accepting proposals for its 2017 conference in St. Louis, Missouri. The organizers are looking for papers that examine any aspect of television, from any time period, and using any number of methods. Potential topics for paper or

Call for Papers on Far Right Movements Today

The Journal of Labor and Society cordially invites essays on Far Right Movements in Today’s World. In particular, the editors encourage scholarly contributions on the following themes: The characteristic features of far right discourse and criticism of specific claims made therein (especially as justifying discrimination against less privileged and/or preferential treatment for more

CFP: The International Conference on Humanities, Social Sciences and Sustainability (IXSUS 2017)

The International Conference on Humanities, Social Sciences and Sustainability (IXSUS 2017) will be held Monday and Tuesday, October 30-31, 2017  at the Hawaii Convention Center in Honolulu, Hawaii. With the theme of “Resilience,” the conference will promote a critical understanding of the innovative and organic approaches from the humanities and social

CFP: Journal of Working-Class Studies Special Issue, June 2017: Popular Revolt and the Global Working Class

Epitomized by Brexit, the election of Donald Trump, and Australia’s hard line on asylum seekers, this is a time of global revolt against establishment systems of governance. Working-class, poor, and other disenfranchised people are appearing as both agents and casualties of change. What can help explain this moment? Economic precarity,