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The Tangible: A One-Day Graduate Conference at McGill University

THE TANGIBLE

The graduate students of McGill’s Department of Art History and Communication Studies invite you to consider the implications of the tangible in a one-day interdisciplinary graduate student conference.

As suggested by Maurice Merleau-Ponty, the tangibility of objects is concomitant with their visibility. Both the visual and tangible properties of objects profoundly influence their cultural ...

The Tangible: A One-Day Graduate Conference at McGill Unviersity

THE TANGIBLE

The graduate students of McGill’s Department of Art History and Communication Studies invite you to consider the implications of the tangible in a one-day interdisciplinary graduate student conference.

As suggested by Maurice Merleau-Ponty, the tangibility of objects is concomitant with their visibility. Both the visual and tangible properties of objects profoundly influence their cultural ...

The Arts of Attention 2013

Attention is increasingly regarded by cognitive scientists and evolutionary anthropologists as a faculty whose development in human animals is constitutive of what it means to be human. This conference invites papers on (1) the ways in which literary texts encode this faculty (tropologically, discoursively, narratologically, ideologically), and/or (2) the ways in which theories of reading have recognized or underestimated the arts and techniques of attention. We particularly invite ...

Current Research in Speculative Fiction (CRSF 2013)

Current Research in Speculative Fiction 2013

Monday 17th June 2013 - University of Liverpool

Keynote Lectures from:
Pat Cadigan (Double Arthur C. Clarke Award-winning Author)
Dr. Peter Wright (Edge Hill University)

Now in its third year, CRSF is a one day postgraduate conference designed to promote the research of speculative fictions, including SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY and HORROR; showcasing some of the latest developments in these dynamic and evolving ...

3rd Global Conference:Making Sense Of: Chronicity

Call for Presentations
The apparent increase in and diversity of chronic conditions calls for better understandings of the spaces between health and illness that chronic patients occupy, often for most of their lives and raises questions not just about those that suffer, but also about those that care for them, available treatments and care, and social inclusiveness.

Questions:
1) How can we articulate the tension between the biomedical ...

2nd Global Conference: The Graphic Novel

Call for Presentations

“Behind this mask there is more than just flesh. Beneath this mask there is an idea… and ideas are bulletproof.”
(Alan Moore, V for Vendetta)

This inter- and multi-disciplinary conference aims to examine, explore and critically engage with issues in and around the production, creation and reading of all forms of comics and graphic novels. Taken as a form of pictographic narrative it has been with us ...

6th Global Conference: Making Sense Of: Madness

Call for Presentations
This inter-disciplinary research conference seeks to explore issues of madness across historical periods and within cultural, political and social contexts. We are also interested in exploring the place of madness in persons and interpersonal relationships and across a range of critical perspectives. Seeking to encourage innovative inter, multi and post disciplinary dialogues, we warmly welcome papers from all disciplines, professions and ...

8th Global Conference: The Erotic

Call for Presentations
Mapping the field of the erotic is a complex and frustrating endeavour; as something which permeates lived experience, interpersonal relationships, intellectual reflection, aesthetic tastes and sensibilities, the erotic is clearly multi-layered and requires a plethora of approaches, insights and perspectives if we are to better to understand, appreciate and define it.

This inter- and trans- disciplinary project seeks to explore critical ...

Redefining Borders: Bridging the Gap between Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

Third Annual Alabama Modern Language Conference
The University of Alabama
March 1 - 2, 2013

Redefining Borders: Bridging the Gap between Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

Keynote Speakers
Prof. Hafid Gafaiti (Texas Tech University) and Prof. Thomas Deveny (McDaniel College)

In Alabama, the recent passage of strict anti-immigration laws and a growing sentiment against migrants have turned our attention towards the theme of borders and how these ...

3rd Global Conference: Gender & Love

Call for Presentations
The study of gender is an interdisciplinary field intertwined with feminism, queer studies, sexuality studies, postcolonial studies, and cultural studies (to name just some relevant fields).

This project calls for the consideration of gender in relation to various kinds of love (with regard, for example, to self, spirit, religion, family, friendship, ethics, nation, globalisation, environment, and so on). How do the interactions of gender ...

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