CFP: Tethering the Imagination (grad) (12/17/05; Acacia, 2/17/06-2/18/06)

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Acacia Group's 2006 Conference: Politicizing texts
The Acacia Group of California State University, Fullerton is seeking paper=
for our 2006 conference to be held February 17 and 18, 2006. We are =20
interested in papers/presentations for the following suggested panel:
Tethering the Imagination=20
How is art/literature =E2=80=9Ccreative=E2=80=9D? When is it imaginative? W=
hen is it=20
realistic? When is it fantasy? How can we know? Must there always be, even=20=
the most=20
fantastic art/literature, a tether to the mundane and understandable? Who i=
supposed to be capable of such =E2=80=9Cunderstanding=E2=80=9D? If so, why=20=
and how is that=20
accomplished? Who may not be =E2=80=9Ccapable=E2=80=9D of such understandin=
g? Why?=20
We are accepting completed paper submissions only, no abstracts, please. =20
Creative writing/productions/performance contributions are encouraged to =20
function as commentaries on or expressions of any and all topics listed, or,=
may be submitted individually for special panel consideration. Submissions =20=
will not be presented in written form (performances, art, etc.) must includ=
a brief (1-2) page explanation of the submission's relevance to the =20
topic/theme, materials used, and concepts explored. All presentations, wheth=
er =20
written, performed, or shown, may not exceed 20 minutes.
Submission Deadline: December 17, 2005
Conference Date: February 17-18, 2006

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