30/04/2010 Sexuality Across the Disciplines

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature, State University of New York at Binghamton

The Comparative Literature Department of SUNY Binghamton
welcomes abstracts for its interdisciplinary graduate
conference, Sexuality Across the Disciplines, to be held on
Friday, April 30, 2010 at SUNY Binghamton. This conference
seeks to consider the intersections between literature and
other humanities and social sciences fields, including
anthropology, sociology, philosophy, art history, history, and
how these fields interpret, understand, and/or engage issues
of sexuality.

The keynote speaker will be Professor Greg Thomas, Associate
Professor of Global Black Studies in the English Department at
Syracuse University. For more information on Professor Thomas
please see: http://english.syr.edu/Faculty/2009/Thomas.htm

Possible topics may include but are not limited to

Sexuality in pop culture
Anthropological studies of sexuality
Translating Sexuality
Sexuality in the arts and cinema
Sexuality in the media
Historical constructs of sexuality
Post-Colonial sexuality
Psychoanalysis and sexuality

Please submit a 250 word abstract to
sexualityacrossthedisciplines@gmail.com by Friday, March,
26th. Please include your working title, abstract, name,
academic department, as well as email address.