UPDATE: [Postcolonial] War & the (Re)Invention of Communications & Communities (11/01/07; 2/29/08-3/1/08) Arizona State
War & the (Re)Invention of Communications & Communities (11/01/07;
2/29/08-3/1/08) Arizona State U.
Paper Submission Deadline Extended to Nov. 1, 2007
How does the (re)invention of communications and communities intersect with
issues of war? How can war, totalitarianism, or torture be reconsidered
regarding transmission, translation, and transgression? Examples could
include transmission of information to communities about war via media and
visual images; translation of trauma to the body into writing or speaking;
how literature, art, creative writing, rhetoric, etc. might translate war;
and transgressions against the nation-state, religion, gender, violence, etc.
Interdisciplinary panel, paper, and creative submissions are invited for
the 14th annual Southwest Graduate English Symposium at Arizona State
University, Tempe, AZ, held Feb. 29-March 1, 2008.
Submissions are encouraged in fields that include literature, rhetoric and
composition, creative writing, theater studies, communication, language
studies, English education, women and gender studies, film, visual and
media studies, history, psychology, philosophy, religion, social sciences,
and popular culture.
Paper abstracts should be no more than 350 words and submitted by November
1, 2007. Please include a phone number, complete mailing address, e-mail
address, professional affiliation, and AV requirements with your submission.
Please submit all proposals and any questions to asu2008symp_at_gmail.com,
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