CFP: Prefixing: An Interdisciplinary Work-in-Progress Conference (Australia) (5/19/06; 9/24/06-9/26/06)

full name / name of organization: 
Michele Yamada
contact email: 
michelem96@smith.alumnae.net

CFP: "Prefixing" - An Interdisciplinary Work-in-Progress Conference (Australia)
(05/19/06; 09/24/06-09/26/06)

Abstract Deadline: Friday, May 19
Conference Date: Sunday, September 24 - Tuesday, September 26, 2006

Prefixing: An Interdisciplinary Work-in-Progress (WIP) Conference
The University of Queensland
St. Lucia Campus

"Prefixing" is the 10th Annual Work-in-Progress postgraduate
conference organised by the English, Media Studies, and Art History
Postgraduate Society (EMAPS) of the University of Queensland in
Brisbane, Australia.

Ab. Audi. Auto. Chron. Dict. Mis.
Over. Pre. Post. Re. Trans. Un. Under.

Academic work is bound by prefixes.

Pre-modernist.
Postcolonial.
Revisionist.
Autobiographical.
Unconventional.
Abnormal.

The English, Media Studies & Art History Postgraduate Society
(EMAPS) at the University of Queensland, calls for papers
which are a part of the new popular prefixing that represent
part of the current tendency to go beyond traditional classifications.

Participants are invited to address any of the 'prefixed' academic
categories from either a theoretical, critical, and creative perspective
from any of - but not restricted to - the analogous areas to English,
Media and Cultural Studies and Art History.

The conference will provide participating scholars and creative
writers an invaluable opportunity to develop academic and social
networks with other postgraduate students and academics from
across Australia and around the world through two days of intellectual
exchange.

Please send a 200 to 300-word abstract as well as a 50-word bio
to our conference organisers at wipconf_at_uq.edu.au by Friday, May 19.

Located in Brisbane, the University of Queensland is one of
Australia's premier learning and research institutions with
some 37,000 students. The largest and oldest university in
the state of Queensland, it's also a founding member
of the national Group of Eight, an alliance of Australia's most
competitive, research-intensive universities.

To learn more about UQ, visit the homepage at http://www.uq.edu.au,
or the School of English, Media Studies and Art History's website
at http://www.emsah.uq.edu.au.

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cfp categories: 
twentieth_century_and_beyond