Call For Papers: The Politics of Faith, Spirituality, and Religion in Southeast Asian Cinemas. Abstract Deadline Extended to November 7, 2017.
10th Biennial Association for Southeast Asian Cinemas Conference (ASEACC), July 23-26, 2018, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
Possible topics include, but are by no means limited to:
-Representation of religion, religious themes, and spirituality in cinema
-Faiths, identity-based politics, sectarianism
-Cinema as a vehicle for the adaptation and continual development of religious or traditional ideologies and systems of thought
-Cinema as a mediator between religious and political authorities and the public
-Cinematic reference to, or quotation of, traditional systems of belief and forms of expression
-Cinema and Institutional investment in defining and promoting tradition
-Faith/religion and reception, exhibition, distribution (ex. themed festivals)
-Films as interventions into religious politics/cultures and sectarian politics
-Faith/religion/spirituality, film, and consumer culture
-Religion and censorship
-Islamic themed films as a contemporary phenomena in Indonesia and Malaysia (and elsewhere)
Abstract Submission Deadline: October 31, 2017. Please send an abstract (max. 300 words) and short bio (max. 100 words) to: Katinka Van Heeren (firstname.lastname@example.org), Patrick Campos (email@example.com), and Sophia Harvey (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Ecologies in Southeast Asian Literatures: Histories, Myths and Societies, Vietnam National University, Hanoi, Vietnam, January 26-27, 2018 - Abstracts due October 30, 2017
3rd Biennial Richard Robinson Business History Workshop: Risk, Honor & Innovation: Imagining New Markets, Portland State University, May 24-26, 2018 - Proposals due November 15, 2017.
Praxis Conference 2018: Translation Practices: Negotiating Difference, Abstracts due December 1, 2017.
Call for Manuscripts: "Asian Politics"
Education About Asia (EAA) is the peer-reviewed teaching journal of the Association for Asian Studies. Our print and online readers include undergraduate instructors as well as high school and middle school teachers. Our articles are intended to provide educators and academics in the humanities and social sciences who are often not specialists with basic understanding of Asia-related content.
We are developing a special section for spring 2018 titled “Asian Politics.” We hope that this special section will include articles, essays, and reviews applicable to both history and social science courses. The following are suggested manuscript titles that might be appropriate for the issue but we certainly welcome other submission possibilities: "Asian Democracies: An Overview,” "Teaching about the Crisis on the Korean Peninsula,” “Anglo-American Historical Influences and Contemporary Asian Governments,” “The Han Dynasty and the Roman Empire in World History,” “The Rise of Asian Nationalism,” “Indonesia’s Political Prospects,” “Religion, Politics, and Contemporary India,” “The Geopolitical Ramifications of China’s Post-Mao Rise,” “Tokugawa Japan: Myths and Realities,” “Japan and the UK; Contemporary Politics and Government,” “Lee Kuan Yew’s Political Thought and Asia,” and “Civil Society in Contemporary Asia.”
Please consult Submissions to Education About Asia before submitting a manuscript for this special section. Please note our relatively modest feature article and teaching resources manuscript word-count ranges. Prospective authors who are unfamiliar with EAA should also read archived articles and essays available at no charge in the website below my signature.
Since approximately half of EAA readers teach at the undergraduate level and approximately half of readers are secondary school teachers, we seek suitable manuscripts that are useful for instructors and/or students in undergraduate survey and high school courses such as government, world history, economics, human geography, and cultural anthropology as well as introductory Asia-related survey courses. We are not interested in manuscripts that would be intended for upper-level undergraduate courses in Asian studies.
Prospective authors are strongly encouraged to email the Editor, Lucien Ellington, at email@example.com
1-3 paragraph descriptions of possible manuscript ideas and will receive prompt replies to queries.
Manuscripts for this special section should be submitted on or before January 8th , 2018 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cornell Southeast Asia Program’s 20th Annual Graduate Student Conference, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, March 9-11, 2018 - Abstracts due December 13, 2017
Possession and Persuasion conjure a range of images and concepts, from cultural performance, to the control and mobility of objects, bodies, and spaces, to modes of coercion, influence, and authority. The terms also evoke possibilities of resistance and transformation. How are entanglements of subjectivity and materiality at work across Southeast Asia? How have possessions and persuasions, broadly imagined, organized studies of Southeast Asia, and to what futures do they beckon?
Cornell Southeast Asia Program’s 20th Annual Southeast Asian Studies Graduate Student Conference invites submissions that engage these questions. The conference will be held March 9-11, 2018 at the Kahin Center for Advanced Research on Southeast Asia at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. Professor Chiara Formichi from the Department of Asian Studies at Cornell will deliver the keynote address.
We welcome submissions of abstracts by December 13, 2017 from graduate students who have completed original research related to Southeast Asia. There is no specific theme for this conference, as we hope to attract a wide range of submissions. Our intention is to reflect the dynamic research currently undertaken by graduate students. The Cornell Southeast Asia Program’s Graduate Committee will review submissions, select presenters, and organize panels by theme. Selected contributors will present their work as part of a panel, and paper abstracts will be included in the conference program. Each panel will have a faculty member serve as a discussant.
Please submit abstracts to email@example.com
All abstracts should be limited to 250 words and sent in MS Word format. Do not send a PDF file. Please name your abstract using your first and last name together (for example, janedoe.doc for Jane Doe's abstract). The subject of the message should specify “Abstract” and the body should include the following information:
• Author name(s), institutional affiliation(s), and a primary email address
• Title of paper
• Keywords to aid thematic organization
• The abstract
Abstract Submission Deadline: December 13, 2017
Notification of Acceptance: January 24, 2018
Deadline to Confirm Attendance: February 2, 2018
Full Papers Due: February 16, 2018
UC Berkeley-UCLA Southeast Asian Studies Conference: Migrations and New Mobilities in Southeast Asia, UC Berkeley, April 27-28, 2018 - Abstracts due January 19, 2018.
Migrations have characterized Southeast Asian lives and livelihoods in different ways in different eras; they have affected work, settlement patterns, resource use, small and large investments, religion, and culture. Contributors to this conference will discuss continuities and changes in migration practices, patterns, and personnel, addressing a wide range of historical periods, disciplines, and themes. For this conference, we solicit papers on such topics as:
-labor migration and remittances;
-resource extractions, claims, and trade;
-shifting policies governing international movements of people, resources and capital; human rights issues raised by transnational migration;
-transformations in urban and rural spaces brought by domestic and transnational migrants;
-cultural changes and cultural productions associated with migrant, resource, and capital flows;
-the ways that mobilities have changed or are changing gender, generational, racial, and cultural relations in families, communities, and across nations.
We invite submissions for presentations from scholars and graduate students conducting original research in the social sciences and humanities that address the primary theme of the conference. Abstracts (up to 500 words) should be sent to CSEAS at UC Berkeley by Friday, January 19, 2018. Abstracts should include your name, affiliation and discipline and contact information (including e-mail address).
Contact: CSEAS, 1995 University Ave., 520H MC 2318, Berkeley CA 94704, Tel: (510) 642-3609; Fax: (510) 643-7062; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Call for Publications: Verge 5.2 (Forgetting Wars), Deadline June 1, 2018.