• 29 Nov 2017 • Maria Montt Strabucchi • news

    CFP: XVIII Congreso Internacional de CIAJIHLE (Morocco)

    CFP (in Spanish) Ya está abierto el plazo de envío de propuestas de comunicaciones para el XVIII Congreso Internacional de la Asociación de Jóvenes Investigadores de Historiografía e Historia de la Lengua Española (XVIII CIAJIHLE), que se celebrará los días 4, 5 y 6 de abril de 2018 en la Facultad Pluridisciplinar de Nador (Marruecos). Toda la información se encuentra en la página oficial del congreso:https://ciajihlenador2018.wordpress.com

  • 24 Nov 2017 • Maria Montt Strabucchi • news

    CFP: ‘Reimagining the cooperative: an interdisciplinary conversation’ (University of Cambridge)

    Call for participation: ‘Reimagining the cooperative: an interdisciplinary conversation’ Please consider submitting a paper for the international workshop ‘Reimagining the cooperative: an interdisciplinary conversation’, held at the University of Cambridge on 20-21 June 2018. We invite papers from across the social sciences and humanities (anthropology, history, geography, economics, political sciences, development studies) and from emerging and established scholars, to contribute to an interdisciplinary workshop aimed at re-theorizing contemporary and historic cooperative practice. There has been considerable and sustained interested in cooperatives across the humanities and social sciences. Yet these approaches, which centre upon cooperatives’ status as economic [&hellip

  • 24 Nov 2017 • Maria Montt Strabucchi • blog

    Report on Postgraduate Travel Grants 2017: Leona Blair (Queen’s University, Belfast)

    WISPS POSTGRADUATE TRAVEL GRANTS REPORT BY LEONA BLAIR November 2017   My name is Leona Blair and I am a PhD student in Modern Languages at Queen’s University, Belfast. I am currently in the process of writing up my thesis which analyses the fictional and theoretical writings of Chicana author, Ana Castillo, who is widely celebrated as a leading figure within Chicana literature. Today, Castillo is best known for her novels, with So Far from God (1993) and The Mixquiahuala Letters (1986) being her most popular works in terms of both scholarly and commercial attention. Her main [&hellip

  • 21 Nov 2017 • Maria Montt Strabucchi • news

    New Lectureship in Latin American Studies (UCL)

    New Lectureship in Latin American Studies (UCL) https://www.ucl.ac.uk/americas/ia-news/latam-sts-lecturer-post UCL Institute of the Americas is pleased to announce that we are seeking to appoint an exceptional scholar to take up the position of Lecturer in Latin American Studies from September 2018. UCL-IA is a leading multidisciplinary specialist institution for the study of Latin America, the United States, the Caribbean and Canada. The post is available as a full-time, open-ended contract. The postholder will play an integral role in the administration and teaching of the new BA in History and Politics of the Americas, as well our suite of [&hellip

  • 20 Nov 2017 • Maria Montt Strabucchi • blog

    Report on Postgraduate Travel Grants 2017: Verónica Gómez (Universidad Nacional del Litoral, CONICET)

    WISPS POSTGRADUATE TRAVEL GRANTS REPORT BY VERÓNICA GÓMEZ November 2017 My name is Verónica Gómez and I come from Argentina. I am a PhD student in Humanities at the Universidad Nacional del Litoral (Santa Fe) and fellow researcher at CONICET. I hold a Bachelor of Modern Literature and Linguistics from the Facultad de Filosofía y Letras (Universidad de Buenos Aires) and an MA in Comparative Cultures and Literatures from the Facultad de Lenguas (Universidad Nacional de Córdoba). I am a member of LitELat (Red de Literatura Electrónica Latinoamericana (http://Litelat.net) and part of INTERCO-SSH (International Cooperation in Social [&hellip

  • 17 Nov 2017 • Maria Montt Strabucchi • news

    New Post Professor in Hispanic Studies (Durham University)

    Professor in Hispanic Studies (Grade 10) Durham University Location: Durham Salary: £61,179 Hours: Full Time Contract Type: Permanent Placed on: 15th November 2017 Closes: 14th December 2017 Job Ref: MLAC18-4 The role: Based in one of the UK’s largest and most successful Schools of Modern Languages, you will relish our collaborative, interdisciplinary environment. Hispanic Studies at Durham is consistently ranked in the top five of all major national league tables, and all staff are actively engaged in research and publication. Our investment and established strengths in this field are evident in initiatives such as the Zurbarán Centre [&hellip

  • 15 Nov 2017 • Maria Montt Strabucchi • news

    Building Films: Conversations with Brazilian Filmmaker (Cambridge)

    The Norman MacColl Symposium Michaelmas Term 2017 Building Films: Conversations with Brazilian Filmmaker Kleber Mendonça Filho Saturday 25 November, 2017 (2 -7pm) For the programme and further information on this *free* event, please go to: http://www.latin-american.cam.ac.uk/latest-news-and-events/critically-acclaimed-brazilian-filmmaker-comes-cambridge If you’re interested in attending, please go to the above page and follow the link to register (just for catering purposes) *asap* and by 23 November at 10am, *at the latest*, please. Thanks. The Department of Spanish and Portuguese and the Centre of Latin American Studies (CLAS) University of Cambridge

  • 15 Nov 2017 • Maria Montt Strabucchi • news

    Conference “The City: Images and Imaginaries” (Madrid)

    THE CITY: IMAGES AND IMAGINARIES INTERNATIONAL AND INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE, SCHOOL OF HUMANITIES, COMMUNICATION AND LIBRARY SCIENCE, UNIVERSITY CARLOS III DE MADRID   Dear colleagues,   We are delighted to announce that from March 12th to 15th, 2018, the School of Humanities, Communication and Library Science, University Carlos III de Madrid, will host the International Interdisciplinary Conference: THE CITY: IMAGES AND IMAGINARIES.   This Conference aims to offer a diverse view of representations of cities, including the artistic dimensions, as well as the technical, historical, or urban perspectives. The following central concepts and their corresponding sub-themes, will be addressed:   1.    Urban space [&hellip

  • 15 Nov 2017 • Maria Montt Strabucchi • blog

    Report on Postgraduate Travel Grants 2017: Isabel Seguí (University of St Andrews)

    WISPS POSTGRADUATE TRAVEL GRANTS REPORT BY ISABEL SEGUÍ 14 November 2017 My name is Isabel Seguí. I am a PhD candidate at the Department of Film Studies of the University of St Andrews in Scotland. My participation in the WISPS conference was my first contact with this women’s association, and the experience could not have been better. It started, auspiciously, when the first morning I met Dr Eamon McCarthy on the street. Both of us were lost on Leeds campus. While trying to find the venue of the event, he told me how fantastic this conference always [&hellip

  • 24 Oct 2017 • Maria Montt Strabucchi • news

    WiSPS Annual Conference 2017

    As part of its celebration of ‘100 years of Spanish’, the University of Leeds is delighted to host the XVIII Annual Women in Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies (WISPS) Conference on Friday 10 and Saturday 11 November 2017. WISPS organises annual conferences to act as a focus for all those in Great Britain and Ireland researching into fields such as anthropology, geography, history, linguistics, literature, politics and audio, film, intermedial, theatre and performance studies, among others, within Luso-Hispanic cultures. WISPS also provides a wide network of trans and cis women researchers interested in feminist, gender and [&hellip