CFP: Interdisciplinarity: Questioning the Boundaries in & around the Humanities (grad) (12/16/05; 3/17/06-3/18/06)

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca DaPra
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daprareb@yahoo.com

4th Interdisciplinary

Graduate Conference

Interdisciplinarity:

Questioning the Boundaries in & around the Humanities

University of Utah, Salt Lake City ~ March 17-18, 2006

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:

Rosemary Hennessy

Department of English

The University at Albany, SUNY

 

Attention Graduate Students!

 

The Humanities Graduate Conference Committee invites you to share your work at a conference organized by graduate students for graduate students. This year’s theme presents a question to further expand the interdisciplinary conversation: What are the facts, manners, and means of negotiating borders and identities in the humanities?

 

Call for Abstracts

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION GUIDELINES:

 

Graduate students please submit an electronic abstract (250 words or less) of your paper, presentation, collaborative work, or performance. Please include the abstract in the body of your email message (attachments will not be read), and send it to:

 

hgc_at_mail.hum.utah.edu

 

Submissions should contain presentation title, author’s name, institutional and departmental affiliation, mailing address, e-mail address, and phone number. We must receive your abstract by December 15, 2005. Works in progress, panel presentations, and creative works are welcome.

 

POSSIBLE PANEL TOPICS:

 

 Aesthetics and/or Art History

Challenges of Interdisciplinarity

(Inter/Cross/Trans) Disciplinary Identity

The Place of the Private

Truth, Meaning, Knowledge

Educational Reform

Creation, Performance, Text

Pedagogy

Issues in Race, Class, Gender, Sexuality

Culture, Language, Composition

(Inter-)Disciplinary Knowledge

Ethics and Activism

History’s Interdisciplinary Future

Science, Mind, and Nature

Literature and “-isms”

Rethinking Theory and Method

Social Criticism and Culture Studies

Philosophical Movements

Public Memory and Social Space

Additional Topics Welcome

 

For more information, please contact:

 

Rebecca DaPra: r.dapra_at_utah.edu

Kathleen Bingham: Kathleen.Bingham_at_utah.edu

Dr. Mark Bergstrom, faculty advisor: Mark.Bergstrom_at_hum.utah.edu

 

Visit out web site at: www.hum.utah.edu/hgc/

 
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