Archive | February, 2015
New York Cabs

CFP: American Literature and the Transnational Marketplace / Deadline: 1 August, 2015

The last fifteen years have seen substantial changes in the way scholars have engaged with US literature and culture. In particular, the rise of two methodological paradigms, TRANSNATIONALISM and PRINT CULTURE STUDIES, have paved the way for exciting new approaches to key questions that have always been at the heart of the discipline: the relationship […]

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Dickinson College

Dickinson College joins OLH LPS network

We're extremely pleased to announce that Dickinson College has become a member of the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. Chartered in 1783 (the first college chartered in the newly recognized United States), Dickinson is a highly selective, private liberal-arts college. Founded in Carlisle, Pa., by Benjamin Rush and named for John Dickinson, […]

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Baylor University

Baylor University joins OLH library consortium

We're extremely pleased to announce that Baylor University has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. Baylor University, a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, provides a vibrant campus community for more than 16,000 students by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty […]

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Palace

CFP: Multifocal and Collaborative Approaches to South Asian History / Deadline: 31 August, 2015

“Big picture” history is vulnerable to the distortion of the wide-angle lens and the grandiosity of the panorama. Microhistory has become the norm on account of offering fine-grained fidelity to “lived experience,” yet it can suffer from myopia and make a fetish of uniqueness, or overreach in attempts to generalize from parochial particulars. South Asian […]

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Bethel

Bethel University joins OLH library partnership model

We're extremely pleased to announce that Bethel University has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. Bethel University is a top-ranked, evangelical Christian university based in St. Paul, Minnesota. The Open Library of Humanities is a gold open-access publisher, led by academics and initially funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, with […]

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Book spine exhibition

KU Leuven becomes first Belgian institution to sign up to OLH

  We're delighted to be able to announce that the prestigious KU Leuven in Belgium has signed up to financially support the Open Library of Humanities. Visionary director of the Artes Library, Dr. Demmy Verbeke, has been a long-standing supporter of open access publishing and has received the support of his colleagues of the Library […]

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Herakles

CFP: Healing Gods, Heroes and Rituals in the Graeco-Roman World / Deadline: 25 May, 2015

  The connection between belief and healing has featured in almost every human civilization. From its central presence in the narratives of the Abrahamic religions, through to studies of the placebo effect, societies have long been fascinated by the capacity of faith to heal, whether this is treated as a natural phenomenon or a gift […]

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WUSTL

Washington University in St Louis joins OLH library consortium

We're extremely pleased to announce that Washington University in St. Louis has joined the Library Partnership Subsidy system that underwrites the Open Library of Humanities. Founded in 1853, Washington University’s mission is to discover and disseminate knowledge, and protect the freedom of inquiry through research, teaching, and learning. The Open Library of Humanities is a […]

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Athens

CFP: Teaching and Learning in Antiquity / Deadline: May 1st 2015 / OLH

  As the chorus of Aeschylus' Agamemnon reminds us through the maxim pathei mathos (“through suffering comes learning”), ancient notions of teaching and learning extend well beyond the walls of the classroom. Despite Aeschylus' concise formulation, the complex processes underlying learning have eluded scholars across disciplines for millennia. This collection explores texts related to learning, […]

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Corban University

Corban University joins OLH library consortium

  We're extremely pleased to announce that Corban University has joined the Library Partnership Subsidy system that supports the Open Library of Humanities. Corban is located in Salem, Oregon and fuses a strong Christian ethos with academic rigour across all disciplines: from education to business and from counseling to political science. The Open Library of […]

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