full name / name of organization:
POETICS OF SPACE
While its title is borrowed from Gaston Bachelardâ€™s work, this CFP
broadens its focus to include not only theories or politics of domestic
spaces, but asks contributors to also interrogate how larger, more
abstract â€œspacesâ€ are thought of, constructed, arranged, and removed in a
wide array of literature, media, and/or other terrains. Possible topics
Physical, theoretical, and corporeal spaces
City planning or infrastructure
Urban/suburban space in theory or literature
Surplus / excess
Psychological implications of space
Space in rural settings
Non-fictional uses of waste
Space and cultural construction
Abstracts of 250-300 words should be e-mailed to
alan.lovegreen_at_email.ucr.edu by February
27, 2009 (text in the body of the message; please no attachments).
This panel is part of the (dis)junctions 2009 graduate student
conference, Brave New Worlds, at the University of California, Riverside.
(dis)junctions 2009 will take place on April 3 through April 4, 2009.
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