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    Call for Papers | Physical Cultures of the Body III, Virtual Conference | January 13, 2023. Call ends November 20, 2022

    The body has been, and will continue to be, an area of intense interest in academia. We are proud to announce our third annual virtual conference focused on historical and other humanities-based approaches to the study of physical culture. We define physical culture as “the various activities people have employed over the centuries to strengthen their bodies, enhance their physiques, increase their endurance, improve their health, fight against aging, and become better athletes.”

    Call for Papers | “Representations of the Body”, International conference in Francophone Studies | University of Louisiana @ Lafayette. Call ends November 24, 2022

    The body occupies a particular position within general symbolism of society. It is not only a natural phenomenon; it is also a cultural construction.T he French and Francophone Studies program at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette announces a call for presentation and panel proposals (in French or in English) for its annual conference returning to in-person format.

    Vacancy | Assistant Professor of sports and body culture studies | Aarhus University. Apply no later than November 11, 2022

    As Assistant Professor of sports and body culture studies your primary tasks will be research and research-based teaching. You will teach and supervise students at Bachelor’s and Master’s level, and you will contribute to the development of the department through research of high international quality. In your daily work, you will work closely with both Danish and international colleagues. The position of Assistant Professor is a career development position in which you will receive supervision and pedagogical upgrading.

    Call for Papers | “Physical Cultures of the Body 2022”, a Free International Virtual Conference, sponsored by the Stark Center at University of Texas, January 14, 2022 | Call...

    We define physical culture as “the various activities people have employed over the centuries to strengthen their bodies, enhance their physiques, increase their endurance, improve their health, fight against aging, and become better athletes.” We therefore welcome papers from both established scholars and graduate students exploring all humanities-based aspects of physical culture. Papers must represent new research and may not have been published or presented elsewhere.

    Call for Participation | “Physical Movement, Body Cultures and Identity in Europe – on and off the Screen” | International hybrid symposium, Mary Immaculate College, Limerick, October 1, 2021

    This symposium will bring together national and international perspectives from different disciplines, including film and television studies, literary and cultural studies, sport science, performing arts and history. Panels will focus on the spheres of sport and dance as codified physical and popular cultural activities that have historically connected individuals and peoples across the continent of Europe.

    Call for Papers | Physical Cultures of The Body | A New Virtual Conference, January 15, 2021. Call ends November 6, 2020

    The H.J. Lutcher Stark Center for Physical Culture and Sports is proud to announce a virtual conference focused on historical and other humanities-based approaches to the study of physical culture. We define physical culture as “the various activities people have employed over the centuries to strengthen their bodies, enhance their physiques, increase their endurance, improve their health, fight against aging, and become better athletes.”

    Call for Papers | The Remains of the Body: Legacy and Cultural Memory of Bodies in World Culture | One-day conference, University of Warwick, May 22, 2020. Call ends...

    This conference intends to tackle the current issue of how bodies are marked, organised and produced as cultural entities that leave traces into the world imagery after their total or partial material dissolution. Particularly, the conference’s goal is to gather an interdisciplinary network of scholars exploring the way in which the body, or parts of it, is preserved and remembered in time in different aspects of cultural representation, in order to evaluate its cultural impact.

    Call for Chapter Proposals | Female Body Image in Contemporary Indian Literature and Popular Culture (Edited collection; publishing interest from Routledge). Call ends August 31, 2020

    Through critically informed narrative analysis of contemporary literature, films, web series, advertisements, newspaper columns, and social media postings, among others, Female Body Image in Contemporary Indian Literature and Popular Culture attempts to bring together essays that highlight how millions of Indian women languish under the everyday experience of beauty labor hoping to appear normatively beautiful.

    Forum for idræt, Årg. 34, 2019

    Tidsskriftet Forum for Idræt er en online publikation, der udgiver forskning, formidling og debat om idræt inden for det samfundsvidenskabelige og humanistiske fagområde. Foreningen bag tidsskriftet, Forum for Idræt, Historie og Samfund (FIHS), har eksisteret siden 1985. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: FODBOLD FITNESS: MERE AF DET SAMME ELLER ET BRUD MED FRITIDSFODBOLDENS STI? by Søren Bennike, Laila Ottesen.

    Forum for idræt, Årg. 33, 2018

    Tidsskriftet Forum for Idræt er en online publikation, der udgiver forskning, formidling og debat om idræt inden for det samfundsvidenskabelige og humanistiske fagområde. Foreningen bag tidsskriftet, Forum for Idræt, Historie og Samfund (FIHS), har eksisteret siden 1985. Indtil en navneændring i 2007 var foreningen kendt under navnet Dansk Idrætshistorisk Forening – Krop og Kultur.
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