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CFP Travel Grant and Additional Support for 2017-2018 Undergraduate Course on Cities/Urban Life at a Bay Area Site

CFP Travel Grant for Spring 2018 Graduate Courses on Cities and Urban Life


CFP Course Enhancement Grant Fellowships for faculty teaching graduate or undergraduate courses on cities and urban life

Spring 2017



GROUND UP is the ASLA award-winning annual publication of the Department of Landscape Architecture + Environmental Planning at the University of California, Berkeley. For our sixth issue, we seek contributors to explore PROCESS in all of its manifestations. As we investigate this theme, so embedded in our discipline, we invite others to expand its potential. PROCESS is a narrative of construction, the path from parti to product. With its successions, erasures, modifications and shifting edges, the term speaks to a present in flux. PROCESS describes modes of formation deciphered through sedimentary strata. It is a text, a feast. It is time travel, geomorphic weathering, a Matryoshka doll -- opening inward and outward to new and hidden possibilities. GROUND UP seeks printable media up to 2,500 words long with accompanying graphics. Shorter entries of 500-1,000 words are highly encouraged, as are design proposals, speculative or built. We welcome interdisciplinary research and analysis, novel forms of written and artistic expression, and student work of all kinds, as well as video and audio submissions for the journal’s online component. Submissions are open until January 4th, 2017. To contribute, email us at groundupjournal@gmail.com and include "Issue 06 Call for Submissions" in the subject line.



CFP - Other Globes: Past and Peripheral Imaginations of the Global

This two-day international conference, sponsored by the Amsterdam Centre of Globalisation Studies (ACGS) and the Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis (ASCA) invites papers that explore cultural practices that - in an era of intensive globalisation – imagine the global otherwise. In addressing questions pertaining to “Other Globes”, contributors are invited to broach narratives, images and practices from any era and cultural context, and in any genre and medium.Please submit abstracts (max. 300 words, for 20 min. presentations) together with a short academic CV (max. 200 words) to otherglobes@gmail.com.

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California Map Society / Rumsey Map Center Paper Award

The California Map Society (CMS) is a founding friend of the David Rumsey Map Center. As partners, the Society will underwrite and facilitate the jurying and awarding of a Student Paper Award of $1000, plus travel for speaker events and a one year membership to the California Map Society. Papers are to be submitted on any topic, but must include maps not simply as locational guides, but as an integral part of the research. The researcher must include a map or maps from the David Rumsey Map Center and/or Stanford University Libraries.




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