Workshops that consider action and agency in relationship to the following topics are welcome:


Resistance and revolt; conflict within and across communities and cultures; contesting categorization; opposing authority; clashes within and across disciplines; crises and resolutions


Cultural, intellectual, and religious spaces; familial and economic networks; labor organization; building consensus; objects in circulation; collaboration and alliances; expressing identities; border-crossing express


Creativity and imagination; constraint; autonomy and agency beyond the human realm; articulating sexuality; consumer practices and material culture


Engaged scholarship in public spaces and the classroom; defending the premodern and the humanities; choosing technologies; learners as agents

The due date for proposals will be November 15.

See the page Call for Proposals for instructions about how to submit a proposal.

If you have an idea for a workshop session or questions about the conference, please contact Merry Wiesner-Hanks, ATW-2018 Organizing Committee Chair, at