Friday, May 20, 2016

CFP: "Indigenous Languages and Cultures: Then and Now" 

Call for Papers

May 28, 2016
United Kingdom

Colonial America, Indigenous Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Native American History / Studies, Pre-Columbian History / Studies

Proposals are welcome for 20-minute papers, or panels of three speakers, exploring indigenous cultures and languages from a range of methodological approaches and geographical contexts. As the name suggests, our conference welcomes submissions across a range of time periods, from historical to contemporary times.
Papers might consider themes including, but not limited to:
  • Revitalisation and preservation
  • Uses of indigenous histories
  • Cultures under threat
  • Oral tradition and education
  • Literature and translation
  • Community and identity
For individual papers, please submit a title, 200-word abstract and short biography.
For panel proposals, please submit a title and 200-word abstract for each paper and a short biography of each speaker.

Proposals should be sent to Harriet Smart at  by Friday 28 May 2016.

Contact Info: 
Harriet Smart
PhD Candidate in History
University of Sheffield
1 Upper Hanover Street
S3 7RA
‘Indigenous Languages and Cultures: Then and Now’ Conference
University of Sheffield, 12 and 13 September
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