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Call for Proposals: OURMedia Conference, University of Goroka, Papua New Guinea

We invite presentations, workshops, papers, roundtable discussions and panel proposals relating to concepts of media practice, presenting case studies of media initiatives both from the region and internationally and providing analysis of recent developments, challenges and successes in the areas of communication and social change. We welcome proposals for exhibitions, film screenings or performances.  read more »

Conference: Fashion in Fiction, Style Stories and Transglobal Narratives, 12-14 June, 2014

The study and practice of fashion is located across space and place as a form of creative expression and as a subject for academic analysis. This conference will focus on the material and non-material forms of fashion for a range of professional, commercial, historical, social, cultural and creative purposes.

CFP: GLQ: SPECIAL ISSUE | Area Impossible: The Geopolitics of Queer Studies | Co-editors: Anjali Arondekar and Geeta Patel.

This special issue attempts to stage a much-needed conversation between two seemingly segregated field-formations: area studies and queer studies.

CONFERENCE: OCEANSCAPES cooperation across the Pacific, 22-26 April, 2014, University of Sydney

The Pacific Ocean covers one-third of the earth’s surface and contains thousands of islands. Yet, as Epeli Hau’ofa’s seminal paper about the ‘Sea of Islands’ shows, oceans are not a barrier, but highways to contact. This conference employs the concept of Oceanscapes from The Pacific Oceanscape Vision, introduced by President Anote Tong of Kiribati and endorsed by the Pacific Island Forum. It is a vision for cooperative conservation action and adaption to issues of climate change.  read more »

The Cambridge Journal of Postcolonial Literary Inquiry (PLI) has been launched

The Cambridge Journal of Postcolonial Literary Inquiry is a new peer-review journal that aims to deepen our grasp of postcolonial literary history while enabling us to stay comprehensively informed of all critical developments in the field.

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