Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Call for Papers: The Santa Barbara Global Studies Conference

via ISA:
The University of California, Santa Barbara is holding an interdisciplinary global studies conference on a wide range of topics for scholars, both established and in the graduate stage, from the West Coast and beyond, under the general theme of "Crisis" as salient feature of current global conditions. Crisis may thus be understood at every level, from the economic and financial to the environmental to problems of legitimacy and human security, etc.  The conference invites papers and panels that engage with crisis from diverse theoretical and methodological perspectives from across the humanities and social sciences. The conference will take place February 24-25, 2012 in Santa Barbara, California and is hosted by the Orfalea Center and the faculty of Global & International Studies at UCSB. Proposals should include a 200-300 word abstract for a 15-20 minute presentation along with a completed registration form by Wednesday, November 30, 2011. Submit registration form by email attachment to: sbgsc@orfaleacenter.ucsb.edu. More information and updates are available at the CONFERENCE WEBSITE.