CFP: Critical Thinking/Complacent Writing (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 papers
for our 2006 conference to be held February 17 and 18, 2006. We are
interested in papers/presentations for the following suggested panel:
 
 
Critical Thinking/Complacent Writing
Some writers, activists, and literary critics feel that after or apropos
Derrida and the philosophy of deconstruction, effective political action is
impossible. Is there really an impasse? How might a deconstructive theoretical
approach obstruct effective action in praxis? How might a deconstructive
theoretical approach occlude or bring to light overlooked/new voices and
experiences embedded within cultural, gender, national, regional, or ethnic groups?
 
We are accepting completed paper submissions only, no abstracts, please.
Creative writing/productions/performance contributions are encouraged to
function as commentaries on or expressions of any and all topics listed, or, they
may be submitted individually for special panel consideration. Submissions that
will not be presented in written form (performances, art, etc.) must include
a brief (1-2) page explanation of the submission's relevance to the
topic/theme, materials used, and concepts explored. All presentations, whether
written, performed, or shown, may not exceed 20 minutes.
 
Submission Deadline: December 17, 2005
 
Conference Date: February 17-18, 2006

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theory