Monday, October 24, 2011
International Humanities Conference
Please see the announcement below regarding an interdisciplinary and international conference on "New Directions in the Humanities." The conference will focus on several themes, including "Meaning and Communication," "Frames of Reference," and "Humanities in Practice." Conference organizers are accepting applications from a variety of disciplines. The deadline
Announcing the Tenth International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities, to be held at the Centre Mont-Royal in Montréal, Canada from June 14th to 17th, 2012.
The Conference will address a range of critically important themes in the various fields that make up the humanities today. Plenary speakers will include some of the world’s leading thinkers in the humanities, as well as numerous paper, workshop and colloquium presentations by teachers and researchers.
Participants are invited to submit a presentation proposal for a paper presentation, workshop/interactive session, roundtable discussion, or jointly presented colloquium. Parallel sessions are loosely grouped into streams reflecting different perspectives or disciplines. Each stream also has its own talking circle, a forum for focused discussion of issues.
Presenters may choose to submit written papers to The International Journal of the Humanities, a fully refereed academic Journal.Virtual participation also have the option to submit papers for consideration by the Journal. All registered Conference participants receive a complimentary online subscription to the Journal when registration is finalized. This subscription is valid until one year after the Conference end date.
If you would like to know more about this Conference, visit the website ( http://thehumanities.com/Conference-2012/) or subscribe to the Conference and Journal Newsletter.