Assembling Identities Postgraduate Conference

Poetry, and in fact all art, entails at the outset a willed loss of identity, a giving up of fixed structure so as to be able to go beyond the inherited possibilities which even when masquerading as possibilities are mostly straight-jackets.

Pierre Joris, 2011

Insofar as “identity” thinking – whether of the gene or the dyad or the race – denies relatedness to other units, it prevents us from understanding how things work ...

Sponsoring Organization(s) : 
University of Glasgow
Event type: 
Event
Event date: 
Thursday, May 23, 2013 to Friday, May 24, 2013
Event Location: 
Glasgow, UK
Abstract due date: 
Friday, March 1, 2013
Categories: 
American
1865-1914
20th & 21st Century
African-American
Colonial
Revolution & Early National
Transcendentalists
British
20th & 21st Century
Early Modern & Renaissance
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