Images of Terror, Narratives of (In)security: Literary, Artistic and Cultural Responses

One of the greatest paradoxes of the 21st century is the fact that, even though western societies have reached an outstanding scientific and technological development, fear and insecurity continue to be very much alive in public discourse as well as in our private life. Concerns about terrorism, urban criminality, global epidemics, computer piracy and organized crime and, more recently, about the outcomes of the financial and economic crises circulate widely in the media and their highly ...

Sponsoring Organization(s) : 
Project CILM - University of Lisbon
Event type: 
Event
Event date: 
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 to Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Event Location: 
University of Lisbon
Abstract due date: 
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Categories: 
Postcolonial
American
Comparative
Interdisciplinary
British
Genre & Form
Popular Culture
Literary Theory
World Literatures
20th & 21st Century
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