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2015 Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences & Education
2015-01-03 to 2015-01-06
Honolulu, Hawaiian Islands, USA
Hawaii University International Conferences (HUIC) are specifically designed to address the latest developments and advancements in academic studies. The Arts and Humanities conference is dedicated to academicians and individuals from all disciplines to discover, to nurture, to create and to inspire, providing opportunities to discuss and explore recent findings in related fields of studies and research.

http://www.huichawaii.org/arts,-humanities---social-sciences.htmlexternal link

130th MLA Annual Convention
2015-01-08 to 2015-01-11
Vancouver

The 2015 convention will be held in Vancouver from 8 to 11 January. The presidential theme for the 2015 convention is Negotiating Sites of Memory.

All MLA members and others involved in the study or teaching of language and literature must register for the convention to participate in or attend meetings, visit the exhibit hall, take part in job interviews, or reserve hotel rooms at special MLA rates. The convention program will be available in the fall.

https://www.mla.org/conventionexternal link

DrewTCC 2015 : Drew University Transatlantic Connections Conference (Ireland)
2015-01-14 to 2015-01-18
Donegal, Ireland

Papers are invited in the following areas: Please click for further information.

  1. History
  2. Literary Studies
  3. Creative Writing
  4. Surf Culture
  5. Traditional Irish music
  6. Food/Drink Culture
  7. Film Studies
  8. Irish Language: An Ghaeilge
  9. Skateboard Culture
  10. Medical Humanities

http://www.drew.edu/irish/2015-transatlantic-connections-conference-ireland-jan-15-18/call-for-papers/external link

LUCAS International Graduate Conference 2015: “Breaking the Rules! Cultural Reflections on Political Religious and Aesthetic Transgressions”
2015-01-29 to 2015-01-30
Leiden University, The Netherlands
The topic of your proposal may address the concept of rule breaking/transgression from a cultural, historical, classical, artistic, literary, cinematic, political, economic, religious or social viewpoint.

http://www.hum.leiden.edu/lucas/news-events/call-for-papers-breaking-the-rules.htmlexternal link

Association for the Study of Law, Culture, and the Humanities
2015-03-06 to 2015-03-07
Georgetown University Law Centre, Washington, D.C., USA
This year, the Association will not have a specific conference theme in order to encourage the broadest range of participation possible. The Program Committee believes that the diversity of the Association's members is its strength and that the themes that emerge from the conference should arise organically from the various interests of the members, without an overarching subject-matter directive. Accordingly, we encourage proposals of panels or papers around any of the broad themes that engage with law, culture, and the humanities.

http://www.law.syr.edu/academics/centers/lch/conference.htmlexternal link

The Sixty-First Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America
2015-03-26 to 2015-03-28
Berlin, Germany
For more information please see website.

http://www.rsa.org/?page=2015Berlinexternal link

The Sixth Asian Conference on Arts and Humanities 2015
2015-04-02 to 2015-04-05
Rihga Royal Hotel, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture, Japan
This international and interdisciplinary conference will again bring together a range of academics and practitioners to discuss new directions of research and discovery in the arts and humanities.

http://iafor.org/iafor/conferences/acah2015/external link

Upcoming HERA Conference
2015-04-08 to 2015-04-11
San Francisco, CA, USA
Binary oppositions define their counterpart through difference: Good/Bad, Light/Dark, New/Old, Nature/Technology, East/West, Sacred/Profane, etc. In an age when the personal is political, such systems, which function by means of difference and exclusion, contain potentiality for problematic results. Binary oppositions have dominated the theoretical landscape for centuries, structuring our language, thought, actions, research, and expression. Is this an inescapable framework for structuring reality or is an alternative possible?

http://www.h-e-r-a.org/Conferences/conferences.htmexternal link

The Humanities and/in the Public Sphere
2015-04-10 to 2015-04-11
Marymount University, Washington, DC, USA

Possible topics for presentations include, but are not limited to:

http://vahumanitiesconference.org/external link

Cognitive Futures 2015—Forging Futures from the Past: History and Cognition
2015-04-13 to 2015-04-15
Oxford University, UK
Building on the conferences associated with the Cognitive Futures in the Humanities network in Bangor (2013) and Durham (2014), the 2015 conference in Oxford aims once again to bring together a wide array of papers from the cognitive sciences, philosophy, literary studies, linguistics, narratology, cultural studies, critical theory, film, performance studies and beyond.

http://coghumanities.com/durham-2014/external link

The 20th International Humanities Conference
2015-04-29 to 2015-05-03
Hoorn, NH, Netherlands
The ALL & EVERYTHING Conference provides an open, congenial & serious atmosphere for the sharing of researches and investigations of G. I. Gurdjieff’s legacy. The Conference seeks to keep the study of the teachings of Gurdjieff relevant to global scientific, spiritual and sociological developments. The Conference includes the presentation of academic papers, individual view papers, seminars on chapters and themes in All & Everything, and relevant cultural events.

http://aandeconference.org/external link

Digital Humanities and Publishing Humanities Scholarship Today
2015-04-30 to 2015-05-03
Toronto, ON, Canada

Every year, the convention affords NeMLA’s principal opportunity to carry on a tradition of lively research and pedagogical exchange in language and literature. This year’s convention will include roundtable and caucus meetings, workshops, literary readings, film screenings, and guest speakers.

https://nemla.org/index.htmlexternal link

Globalising Sociolinguistics
2015-06-18 to 2015-06-20
Leiden University, The Netherlands
This conferences addresses mismatches between mainstream sociolinguistic models and non-Anglo-Western sociolinguistic settings. Papers are invited on sociolinguistic issues, from various areas in the world, which challenge or expand mainstream theories. Both theoretical and empirical contributions are welcome.

http://www.hum.leiden.edu/lucl/research/conferences/upcoming-conferences/glo-soc-2015.htmlexternal link

DH2015
2015-06-29 to 2015-07-03
University of Western Sydney, Sydney, Australia

This will be the first time that the annual Digital Humanities conference is being held outside of Europe and North America in its 26-year history. The theme of Global Digital Humanities acknowledges the field’s expansion worldwide across disciplines, cultures and languages.

http://dh2015.org/external link

JSAA 2015 Conference
2015-06-30 to 2015-07-03
La Trobe University's Melbourne, Australia

We invite panels and individual papers from all areas of Japanese Studies, from those who teach, research and study Japan, providing an opportunity for scholars to present their own research and to keep abreast of current scholarly discourse in Japanese Studies.

http://www.latrobe.edu.au/humanities/about/conferences/jsaa-2015external link