Now that I’m a graduate student, I’m in the constant search for conferences and calls for papers related to things I’m interested in. I know at least some readers are in the same boat, so I’m going to start linking to relevant info whenever I run across it. If you know of anything related to the broad, broad topics I look at, feel free to send them to me and I’ll post them here. Without further ado, some items of interest:
This spring, The Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference will be centered around the topic of “Failure.” The conference will be on February 15 and 16 in Milwaukee, and the deadline for submissions is Dec. 10.
Politique Africaine‘s October 2013 issue will be centered on the mining boom in Africa. Abstracts are due by December 15. More info at the African Politics Conference Group.
The Center for 21st Century Studies at UW-Milwaukee also has a Call for Papers for its May 2-4 conference, “The Dark Side of the Digital.” The conference is looking for “critical, historical, and theoretical papers and creative presentations that shed light on some of the dangerous but overlooked consequences of the 21st-century transformation from mechanical reproduction to digital remediation. Deadline is Jan. 4.
The third Theorizing the Web conference will be in New York City on March 2nd. It’s a conference looking for “critical and theoretical explorations of digital technologies.” Deadline is January 6.
The Institute for Global Law and Policy at Harvard Law School is hosting a conference on New Directions in Global Thought on June 3 and 4 in Cambridge.
Update: The Department of Religion at Montreal’s Concordia University is hosting its Annual Graduate Interdisciplinary Conference, with a call for paper whose deadline has been extended to Dec. 15. They are accepting calls for the conference’s theme, “Brave New World: Traditions and Transitions” as well as the special section on “Order and Chaos: The More Things Change.”