Global Call for Papers - Identities

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Call For Papers

Deadline for Booking and Abstract Submission: August 1, 2010 (Open to 30 contributors; reserve today to ensure your placement)

Identity can be defined simply as the concept or expression of an individual, but the concepts of "Self" helps us to take a deeper look at those factors that creates our identity. Many theorists have expressed their thoughts throughout history on these concepts and the goal of this discussion is to delve further into these concepts; to explore the factors that create the way we see ourselves as well as our individuality in the view of others.

In this 1st Global Session on Identities, contributors are invited to submit their abstract and subsequent full-length (8-10 pages) length paper on the following topics; however if you have another topic which well suits or compliments these topics, feel free to make your submission on those as well.

1. National Identity
2. Social Identity
3. Self-knowledge
4. Illusions
5. Bundle theory
6. Gender Identity and Transformations
7. Independence of Self
8. Online Identities and Avatars
9. Media's Role in Identities
10. Identity Theft

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Your abstract should be about 300 words in length and give the overall feel for your full-length 8-10 page paper that will be submitted; please see the abstract guidelines using the link to the .pdf file, below. Once your abstract and payment is received, your abstract will be published on this site on the corresponding session page. You will receive confirmation of the receipt of your abstract. Email is checked each hour during business hours. If it has been more than 24 hours without receipt of confirmation, assume that your abstract did not arrive and please forward it again.

Upon the deadline, all abstract posts will close for new entries and the next deadline becomes due. This is for the presentation of your 8-10 page paper based on your abstract. This is the paper that will become a part of the full-length eBook which contains all papers from all participants. The deadline to submit your 8-10 page paper is September 30, 2010. You are also invited to participate in the hard copy version of the presented papers. An extended version of your paper will be required with a suggested length of 16-24 pages.

Download Abstract Guidelines (.pdf)