CFP: [Graduate] Alienation and Resistance: Representation in Text and Image

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Gordon Spark
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g.a.spark@dundee.ac.uk

Alienation and Resistance: Representation in Text and Image

Wednesday 4th June 2008
6th Annual Postgraduate Conference
School of Humanities: English
University of Dundee

Plenary Speaker: Marcus Wood, (Professor of English, University of Sussex)

The Sixth Annual English Postgraduate Conference will be held this year
at the University of Dundee on Wednesday June 4th. This interdisciplinary
postgraduate conference invites proposals for papers under the
heading ‘Alienation and Resistance: Representation in Text and Image’.
What are the roles, forms and conditions of alienation and resistance in
our culture and its diverse media? Suggested topics include (but are not
limited to): Subalternity and Diaspora; Competitive Histories/Historical
Imposition; Postmodern Idiosyncrasy; Agency and Identity; Urban
Spaces/Rural Wastelands; (De)Constructing Gender; the Sublime;
Enlightenment Rationalisation; Victorian Scepticism; Romantic Angst;
Genre, Form and Technique; In/humanity; Selves and Others; Mutation and
Monstrosity; Positive Alienations; Satire and Humour; Resisting
Alienation; Globalisation and Locality; Neo/imperialism and Terror.

Proposals (250-350 words) for papers of 20 minutes in length should be
sent to:
Gordon Spark
Postgraduate Representative
School of Humanities: English
University of Dundee
Dundee, DD4 1HN

Or E-mail: g.a.spark_at_dundee.ac.uk

Deadline for proposals: 28th April 2008
Confirmation of acceptance by 12th May 2008

http://www.dundee.ac.uk/english/news/2008/alienationcfp.htm

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