CFP: [Graduate] Crossing the Boundaries XVI: Trading Spaces

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Laine Little
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Sponsored by: Art History Graduate Student Union at Binghamton University,
Binghamton, NY
Conference Dates: March 14-15, 2008
Just as we assign meaning to spaces - sacred, pedagogical, domestic,
industrial - the spaces we inhabit shape our individual and cultural
This interdisciplinary conference, featuring keynote speakers Professor
Douglas Crimp (University of Rochester) and Professor Aruna D’Souza
(Binghamton University), seeks to explore transgressions and
transformations of space though appropriations, reclamations, and other
interventionist activities.
We invite papers from all areas of study engaging topics that include but
are not limited to:
• Exchange (cultural, social, economic, gender)
• Recycled, re-appropriated sites
• Conventional, alternative spaces
• Marginalia, liminal spaces
• Public, private spaces
• Material, virtual, discursive spaces
• Exile, migration
• Heterotopias
For detailed proposal guidelines and conference information, please visit
Please address questions and abstracts to by
December 5, 2007.

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