NINTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON NEW DIRECTIONS IN THE HUMANITIES

Date: June 8 – 11, 2011
Venue: Universidad de Granada, Granada, SpainWe are pleased to be holding the 2011 conference in Granada, Spain at the Universidad de Granada. Known throughout Spain and Europe for its scholarship over many centuries, the Universidad de Granada also brings great diversity to the city and contributes to Granada’s thriving student population, today totaling over 80,000 students. The University was founded during the rule Sultan Yusuf I, and is also contemporaneous with the 14th Century Alhambra which overlooks the city and the university.

The Humanities Conference and its companion journal provide spaces for dialogue and for the generation of new knowledge about the nature of the humanities, building strongly on the past traditions of the humanities whilst setting a renewed agenda for their future.

In addition to an impressive line-up of international plenary speakers, the conference will also include numerous paper, workshop and colloquium presentations by practitioners, teachers and researchers. We would particularly like to invite you to respond to the conference Call-for-Papers. Presenters may choose to submit written papers for publication in the fully refereed International Journal of the Humanities. If you are unable to attend the conference in person, virtual registrations are also available which allow you to submit a paper for refereeing and possible publication in this fully refereed academic journal.

Whether you are a virtual or in-person presenter at this conference, we also encourage you to present on the Humanities Conference YouTube Channel. Please select the Online Sessions link on the conference website for further details. Additionally, please join our online conversation by subscribing to our monthly email newsletter and subscribing to our Facebook, RSS, or Twitter feeds at http://thehumanities.com .

The deadline for the next round in the call for papers (a title and short abstract) is 9 September 2010. Future deadlines will be announced on the conference website after this date. Proposals are reviewed within two weeks of submission. Full details of the conference, including an online proposal submission form, may be found on the conference website.