Athens, Greece Visual and Performing Arts Conference 2018

9th Annual International Conference on
Visual and Performing Arts
11-14 June 2018, Athens, Greece
sponsored by the Athens Journal of Humanities & Arts

Please note that all our conferences are non-thematic as explained in our policy (click here). However, academic members and friends can take the lead to organize a stream as part of this conference. Please click here to see our members’ and friends’ stream proposals to be organized as part of this conference.

Academic member responsible for the conference:

  • Dr. Stephen Andrew Arbury, Head, Arts & Culture Unit, ATINER & Professor of Art History, Radford University, USA.

Important dates:

  • Deadline to submit abstracts: 12 February 2018 (Decisions are reached in less than 4 weeks after the abstract submission-Please click here for our policy on abstract and paper acceptance).
  • Deadline to register with a paper presentation: Please see your acceptance letter sent to you after submitting the abstract.
  • Deadline to register without a presentation: At least one month before the conference subject to approval.
  • Deadline to submit full papers: 14 May 2018 (Unless otherwise is specified in your acceptance letter). Click here for Paper Guidelines. Please submit the paper only if the abstract submission has been officially accepted. ATINER does not consider papers for publication if they are not presented by the author at one of its conferences. Please submit your paper using the following paper submission form (click here).
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FUSION’s THE SEVEN 13th Annual Short Works Festival 2018

FUSION’s THE SEVEN 13th Annual Short Works Festival announces 2018 theme: “THE REST OF THE STORY” – THE SEVEN is one of the nation’s premiere short works festivals.  It features seven fully produced world premieres, utilizing seven different directors and a professional ensemble cast.  The scripts are reads by a jury of theatre professionals (blindly, without any identification of the playwright) and the seven highest scoring scripts will be produced.  The overall Jury Award-winner will be awarded the Andaluz Prize, and will receive transportation to/from and lodging at the festival.The performance will be held June 7 to June 11, however submission deadlines are as early as April. For important dates and submission information, click here.
THE SEVEN

Heritage Now: Two-Day Festival in Pakistan 2017

Heritage Now

The British Council, Walled City of Lahore Authority, French Embassy in Pakistan, Higher Education Commission of Pakistan, UNESCO and Government of Pakistan National History & Literary Heritage Division present:

Heritage Now
21-22 October, 2017
9:00AM to 10:00PM Daily
Alhamra Arts Council, Lahore

Heritage Now is a two-day festival that celebrates and reflects upon the cultural heritage of Pakistan. The festival will bring together professionals from Pakistan and various other countries to discuss pressing issues facing the museums and heritage sector in Pakistan through conversation, performance and art.

Heritage Now is supported by U.S. Embassy Pakistan, European Union, University of the Punjab, Alhamra Arts Council Lahore, Luxus Grand Hotel, Alliance française Lahore and AFD.

Its curating partners include ASSITEJ Pakistan, Morango, SAMAAJ, Social Innovation Lab and The Little Art.

The Festival is free and open to public. 

The complete programe of Heritage Now is available on this link. 

Info Session: Columbia University School of the Arts Admissions 2017

We are excited to announce the dates of our upcoming Information Sessions for the 2018-2019 academic year. These sessions are a great way to learn more about our Programs and to meet faculty, staff and current students.

Film MFA
Date: Friday, October 20, 2017
Time: 6pm – 8pm
RSVP here

Theatre MFA
Date: Saturday, October 21, 2017
Time: 11:30am – 1:30pm
(MFA Acting production will follow at 2pm)
RSVP here

Writing MFA
Date: Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm
(A student reading in the LeRoy Neiman Gallery will follow at 8:30pm)
RSVP here

Visual Arts MFA
Date: Sunday, November 12, 2017
Time: 11am – 1pm
(Tours and Open Studios will follow the information session)
RSVP here

Our Fall 2018 applications will be available online on Monday, October 2, 2017 at https://apply.arts.columbia.edu/apply.

If you have any questions, please visit our website or email the Admissions Office at admissions-arts@columbia.edu.

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Call for Papers: The Mario K. “Doc” Smith Symposium on Science Fiction and Fantasy 2017

Call for Papers
Life, the Universe, & Everything 46: The Mario K. “Doc” Smith Symposium on Science Fiction and Fantasy is looking for 40-minute papers for the 2018 conference.

We are especially interested in papers in the following areas:
• Literary criticism/ analysis of works by our guest of honor, Todd McCaffrey, or of the Pern series in general.
• Science and technology ( especially new or unusual)
• Serious analysis of sf&f in cinema, television, radio, and other media
• Analysis of sf &f relating to poetry or theatre
• Critical analysis of the narrative, aesthetic, and thematic elements of sf&f video games
• Mormon culture, literature, and society in relation to sf&f

Submit full papers for consideration to LTUE-Academics, c/o Marny Parkin, 1063 JFSB, Provo, UT 84602 or email electronic submissions as RTF files to marny_parkin@byu.edu. Include name, phone number, street address, and email address on cover sheet. Papers submitted without contact information will not be considered. Student papers welcome. Please see ltue.net for more information.

Papers must be submitted no later than October 1, 2017.

Accepted papers may be published in the Proceedings volume at a later date.

CfP: 10th Global Studies Conference, National University of Singapore, Singapore 8-9 June 2017

Call for Papers

We are pleased to announce the Call for Papers for the Tenth Global Studies Conference, held 8–9 June 2017 at the National University of Singapore in Singapore.

Founded in 2008, the conference is held annually in different locations around the world, each selected for its particular place in the dynamics of globalization. Intellectually, the conference takes three steps: the first is a “this-worldly” step, mapping the details and extrapolating to big picture analyses in order to interpret what is at times challenging, dangerous, and excitingly positive about the “New Globalization.” The second step is to set this New Globalization in the context of earlier globalizations—what are the continuities, and what is genuinely new? The third step is to re-examine and redefine the very concept of globalization—in theoretical, anthropological, and philosophical terms. The conference works between the most fastidiously empirical and profoundly generalizing modes of engagement with one of the central phenomena of our contemporary existence.

We invite proposals for paper presentations, workshops/interactive sessions, posters/exhibits, colloquia, virtual posters, or virtual lightning talks. The conference features research addressing the annual themes and the 2017 Special Focus: “Global Mobilities.”

For more information regarding the conference, use the links below to explore our conference website.

Call for Papers Themes
Plenary Speakers  Presentation Types
Conference Hotel Scope & Concerns
Submit a Proposal

 

Submit your proposal by 8 November 2016.

We welcome the submission of proposals to the conference at any time of the year before the final submission deadline. All proposals will be reviewed within two to four weeks of submission.

If you are unable to attend the conference in person, you may present in a Virtual Poster session or a Virtual Lightning Talk. Virtual Sessions enable participants to present work to a body of peers and to engage with colleagues from afar.

As virtual participants, presenters are scheduled in the formal program, have access to select conference content, can submit an article for peer review and possible publication, may upload an online presentation, and can enjoy Annual Membership to the community and subscriber access to The Global Studies Journal.

2016 Hong Kong International Conference on Education, Psychology and Society

2016 Hong Kong International Conference on Education, Psychology and Society- Call for Papers

Conference Date : December 14-16, 2016
Location : Hong Kong
Email: HKICEPS@HKICEPS.ORG
Website: www.HKICEPS.org
Organizer: Higher Education Forum (www.prohef.org)

Topic
Related but not limited to:

Education

Adult and Continuing Education/ Civic Education and Leadership/ Educational Psychology and Counseling/Health Promotion and Health Education /Human Development and Family Studies /Information and Computer Education /Special Education/Library and Information Studies/Educational Policy and Administration /Rehabilitation Counseling Environmental Education /Science Education /E-learning /Higher Education /Teaching and Learning Educational Management /Graduate School of curriculum and Instruction /Early Childhood and family Education /Psychology and Counseling /Social and Regional Development /Language and Creative Writing /Arts and Design /Music /Culture and Education Law /Educational Communications and Technology

Psychology

General Psychology/Fundamentals of Mathematics/Statistics for Psychology and Education/Physiological Psychology/Laboratory in Methods of Psychological Experiment/Methods of Psychological Experiment/Psychological Testing/Laboratory of Human Physiology/Developmental Psychology/Personality Psychology/Human Physiology/Social Psychology/Human Learning and Cognition/Psychology of Perception/Experimental Design/Theories of Personality/Advanced Industrial and Commercial Psychology/Advanced Cognitive Psychology/Advanced Social Psychology/Construction In Affective Sciences/Clinical Child Psychology/Organizational Psychology/Seminar on Human Thinking/Mathematical Methods in Psychology/Applied Linear Regression/Epistemology and Methodology/Language Development/Social Motional Development/Psychology of Habit and its Application Introduction to Electroencephalogram and Event-Related Potential

Society

Sociology of Religion/Social Complexity/Social Computing/Social Network Analysis/Social Work/Social Systems Dynamics/Labor Market/Sociology/Sustainable Human and Social Development/Technology, Society, Environmental Studies/Research Methods in Sociology/General Sociology/Global Society/Cultural Sociology/Ethnic Relations/Economic Sociology/Sociology of Consumption/Civil Society/Comparative Sociology/Classical Sociological Theory/Political Sociology/Cultural Theory and Policy/Sociology of Emotions/Religion and Globalization/Science, Technology and Society/Sociology of Everyday Life/Social Stratification and Social Mobility/Sociology of Spirituality/Applied Social Psychology/Contemporary Sociological Theory/Quantitative Research Methods/Sociology of Art/Feminism/Social Anthropology/Collective Behavior and Social Movements/Community Renaissance/Sociology of Knowledge/Sociology of Finance/Sociology of Education/Sociology of Development/Social and Organizational Networks/Social-Psychological, Social, Organizational, and Technological Systems

Important Dates

Submission Deadline—————————–September 1st, 2016

Notification of Acceptance———————-September 20th, 2016

Registration & Final Full Paper Deadline—–October 10th, 2016

Conference Date———————————–December 14-16, 2016

Click HERE to see Submission Format

Click HERE to see Journal Publication

Click HERE to Submit

Developmental Networks – Call for Proposals 2016

Conference speakers are not compensated. If accepted, presenters will get a $100 discount on their registration fees for the conference. Registration provides participants with access to more than 300 presentations from more than 250 institutions of higher education and to all the papers included in the conference proceedings.

Mentoring Institute Conference 2014
2016 MENTORING CONFERENCE: CALL FOR PROPOSALS

IT’S THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN!

We invite faculty, staff and students of higher education, researchers, K-12 educators, community leaders, administrators, non-profit partners, government agencies, and other professionals to participate in the 2016 Mentoring Conference. Together, we will develop dynamic conversations and networking opportunities through hands-on workshops and the engagement of scholars and professionals in the fields of mentoring, coaching, and leadership.

CONFERENCE DATES: Monday – Friday, October 24-28 in Albuquerque, NM.

2016 KEYNOTE SPEAKER

The 2016 keynote speaker is Wendy Murphy, Associate Professor of Management at Babson College. She will present her keynote session titled: Developmental Networks: Learning from Mentors, Coaches, and Peers.  Read More…

CONFERENCE THEME

This year’s conference theme is Developmental Networks: The Power of Mentoring and Coaching. We seek to facilitate discourse on the effectiveness of developmental networks, and the impact of mentoring and coaching relationships in educational and workplace settings.

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

We are particularly keen to receive proposals that are informative and relevant to the field of developmental relationships, supported by theory and research. The term developmental relationship includes, but is not limited to mentoring, coaching, networking, and sponsorship relationships.

We are interested in presentations based in the following topics:  Mentoring, Coaching, and Leadership, within the following strands: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics), Arts, Humanities, Business, Health Sciences, Education, and others. We seek proposals that accomplish any of the following:

  • Builds on the knowledge-base of existing literature pertaining to developmental relationships.
  • Demonstrates the effectiveness of existing mentoring programs.
  • Proposes a methodology or evaluation model for mentoring relationships.
  • Suggests new ideas and best practices for successful developmental relationships.
  • Proposals that include participants of different nationalities, different levels of experience, and from different institutional and organization types.

Call for Reviewers

The Mentoring Institute is seeking reviewers to assist at the 2016 Mentoring Conference. If you are apast presenter or your abstract is accepted to this year’s conference, you may serve as a peer-reviewer. This is a great opportunity to read and critically analyze scholarly work in the field of mentoring, coaching, and leadership. The annual conference brings in scholars from all over the nation as well as international researchers.

Reviewers’ commitment includes:

1. Review 5 – 10 papers during the review cycle from July 1-30, 2016
2. Complete a thorough review within allotted time, following review guidelines
3. Provide constructive feedback to enhance the work to be published in the conference proceedings

If you are interested in becoming a peer-reviewer, please check this option in your abstract submission form or send an email to The Mentoring Institute regarding your interest in volunteering as a reviewer.

We greatly appreciate your assistance and encourage you to take advantage of this valuable opportunity!

Call for Moderators

The Mentoring Institute is also seeking volunteers to assist as room moderators. This is a great opportunity for networking, professional development, and serve at a great community of practice.

Moderators’ commitment includes:

1. Work at least 3 hours as session moderator.
2. Introduce the presenter(s) of the session
3. Facilitate presentation setup
4. Start/end sessions on time
5. Handout and collect session’s evaluations

If you are interested in serving as a volunteer, please check this option in your abstract submission formand send an email to The Mentoring Institute regarding your interest in volunteering as a session moderator and  times you will be able to help out!

We greatly appreciate your assistance and encourage you to take advantage of this valuable opportunity!

Call for Papers: Humanities Conference, 8-11 June 2016, Chicago, USA

The Humanities community is pleased to announce the Call for Papers for the Fourteenth International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities. The Humanities Conference will be held 8-11 June 2016 at the University of Illinois at Chicago, Student Center East. We welcome submissions from a variety of disciplines and perspectives and encourage faculty and students to jointly submit proposals, discussing the humanities through one of the following themes:

Conference Themes:
• Critical Cultural Studies
• Communication and Linguistic Studies
• Literary HumanitiesCivic, Political, and Community Studies
• Humanities Education
“Nature at the Crossroads: New Directions for the Humanities in the Age of the Anthropocene”

2016 Special Focus: ‘Nature at the Crossroads: New Directions for the Humanities in the Age of the Anthropocene’

The purpose of the various fields of the humanities is to reflect on the human condition. One of the fundamental questions of our times, and one that is increasingly central to the question of our human condition, is the condition of nature. In this regard, there is a growing concern that our very species’ existence is now under threat as a consequence of human activity. The age of ‘the Anthropocene’ is characterized by the blowback of a ‘great acceleration’ in human impacts upon nature: modern industry, population growth, and increasing per capita consumption. These have resulted in human-induced changes to global temperatures, sea levels, CO2 in the atmosphere, to name just a few consequential eco-systemic changes.

The special focus for the Fourteenth International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities – Nature at the Crossroads: New Directions for the Humanities in the Age of the Anthropocene – is to explore the conceptual and historical framing of the Anthropocene. How does this reconceptualization of natural history demand new approaches to the work of the humanities? How in this frame of reference is self positioned in relation to community and nature? What is the ontological basis of knowledge, autonomy, and freedom as interpretative perspectives on human action in the natural world? How do we read the symbolic and its distinction from or imbrication with, the material? What is the unique character of human history and its contra-distinction with natural history, of geological time compared to human time? How should the humanities and the natural sciences relate to each other as we address the challenges of the Anthropocene?


Proposal Submissions and Deadlines

The current review period closing date for the latest round of submissions to the Call for Papers (a title and short abstract) is 7 May 2015*. Please visit our website for more information on submitting your proposal, future deadlines, and registering for the conference.

If you are unable to attend the conference, you may still join the community and submit your article for peer review and possible publication, upload an online presentation, and enjoy subscriber access to The Humanities Collection.