Call for Papers for UGAT, PSS, and ESEA

The following Philippine academic organizations solicit your abstract submissions:

The conference will be at the Tambunting Hall of the National Museum of the Philippines on October 21-23, 2010. The conference theme is “Kalikhasan in Flux: Indigenous Peoples’ Creativity in a Changing Natural Environment.” In particular, the conference hopes to generate issues and debates on the:

  • effects of environmental crisis on indigenous ecological knowledge systems and practices.
  • role played by indigenous peoples’ (IP) creative practices in understanding environmental crisis and its effects on social life.
  • current programs and projects addressing the impact of environmental crisis on the systems of cultural production of IPs in Asia and the Pacific.

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2010 Conference of the Philippine Sociological Society

The conference will be in Silliman University, Dumaguete City on October 15-16, 2010. The theme for the conference is NATURES in TRANSITION: Sociologizing the Environment. Papers that deal with the following topics are welcome:

  • Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • Sustainable Development
  • Environmental Movements
  • Leisure, Recreation, and Tourism
  • Energy and Fuels
  • Cities and Urbanization
  • Hazards and Risks, including forecasting and disaster management

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15th English in South East Asia Conference

The conference theme of ESEA 2010 is: Our Diverse Communities. Like ESEA conferences in the past, the 2010 conference in Macau will provide a valuable forum for faculty and students engaging in research and teaching in
English language and literature. Recognizing that South East Asia is a large and diverse region, the conference organizers will welcome a variety of proposals related to research and teaching in linguistics, literature, cultural studies, and language pedagogy. General areas of interest include:

  • International and regional trends in research: Important new findings; theoretical approaches; methodologies
  • Professional concerns: Discipline and interdisciplinarity;
  • Publication: careers,venues, evaluation; institutional expectations and fulfillment; service
  • Technology and the profession: Research tools; communications and networks
  • Pedagogy: Programs and curricula; forms of learning; technology and learning
  • Creativity: Creative writing and other industries in English; English in the media

For further information regarding the conference (i.e. registration, accommodation, plenary speakers, Macau links) please visit the ESEA 2010 Conference website:
http://www.umac.mo/fsh/de/esea2010.htm