- The Humanities Education and Research Association - is devoted to
promoting the worldwide study, teaching and understanding of the humanities
across a range of disciplines through regular conferences, scholarship,
and its journal Interdisciplinary Humanities.
mission of HERA is to:
Promote the worldwide study, teaching and understanding of the humanities
across a range of disciplines, including, but not limited to:
Ancient and modern languages and literatures, written or oral
- Philosophy and religion
- The visual arts and architecture
- The performing arts, including
theater, dance, and music
- Performing media, including
film, television, and the Internet
- Related fields such as
archeology, anthropology, ethnic studies, women's studies, and history
of science and engineering
- Those aspects of social
sciences which have humanistic content and employ humanistic methods.
Support the application of the humanities to the human environment
with particular attention to reflecting our diverse heritage, traditions,
and history and to the relevance of the humanities to the current
conditions of national life.
Support the interchange of research and the scholarships of
knowledge, teaching and service in the humanities through conferences,
publications, and related activities in a worldwide context.
Provide additional forums for the exchange of ideas regarding humanities
education in schools, colleges and universities, libraries and museums,
and other contexts.
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New Orleans, Louisiana
Nature of Our Humanity
Deadline extended until FULL!
an effort to accommodate our members nationwide, who have written
to us at HERA asking whether they could submit abstracts after the
deadline because they have been affected by the major snowstorm
that hit the East Coast recently, and a variety of nationwide bouts
of unexpected weather events, the 150-200 word submission proposal
portal for the 2016 HERA conference will remain open until full.
HERA will aim to publish the program online around Feb. 21.
The groundhog predicts an early Spring, and we want to accommodate
all qualified applicants to the 2016 New Orleans HERA conference!
Deadline extended indefinitely
The humanities have always grappled with life's most important
questions and challenges: not only those posed by death, destruction,
and loss, but also with the hope and regeneration found in human
resiliency and recovery
. . .
conference! A huge thanks to everyone who organized it! Also a huge
thanks to everyone who put in such hard work to produce great presentations.
I cherish this opportunity to meet old
and new colleagues, share our work, continue discourses and initiate
HERA seriously rocks!
April 8-11, 2015
San Francisco, California
Binary oppositions have dominated the theoretical landscape for
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and expression . . .
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Foundations is an international peer-reviewed journal committed
to publishing interdisciplinary legal scholarship of the highest
quality at the interface between law and justice.
encourage contributions from all areas of law and beyond, with the
aim of bridging the gap once opened between law and other social
and human activities and experiences. On the assumption that law
is a socially embedded phenomenon that cannot be fully understood
as an autonomous discipline, we aim to connect law both with its
real effects on the lives of individuals and societies, and with
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Humane, Inhumane, Human
A Series of Beneficial Shocks
Re-Imagining, Re-Remembering and Cultural
Recycling: Adaptation Across the Humanities
Spring 2016 - Out of the Past and
Into the Night: The Noir Vision in American Culture
Guest Editor: Doré Ripley, California State University, East
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extended: Jan. 30, 2016
Summer 2016 - 2015 Conference Issue: Beyond the Binary
May 1, 2016
Fall 2016: Expanding the Scope of Horror
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Nov. 15, 2016
Spring 2017: Humanities and Religion
Guest Editor: Ann Horak
Jan. 15, 2017
2017: 2016 Conference Issue: The Nature of Our Hamanity
May 1, 2017
Fall 2017: Pedagogy in Humanities
Guest Editor: Shawn Tucker, Elon University
Nov. 15, 2017
Spring 2018: Organic Machines/Engineered Humans: (Re)Defining Humanity
Guest Editor: Doré Ripley, California State University,
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