Limina Conference 2011 15/July/2011

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The 6th Annual Limina Conference will be held on Friday 15th July 2011 at the University of Western Australia, Perth, to celebrate the launch of volume 17 of
Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies


The Limina Collective is calling for conference submissions from postgraduates and early-career researchers that explore resistance to traditional discipline boundaries while applying a rigorous approach to issues of research, context, and theoretical debates. The conference aims to foster a lively scholarly environment in which these diverse issues can be discussed.

To submit your proposal, please forward a 200-word abstract and brief biographical note as an attachment to the submissions editor at:

If accepted, papers must be 20 minutes in length.

Please Note: $100 travel bursaries will be made available to successful international and interstate applicants at the discretion of the Limina collective.

Possible areas of discussion may include:

• Liminality
• Regions and regionalism
• Ethnicity
• The mainstream and the alternative
• The centre and the periphery
• The included and the excluded
• Displacement
• Silencing
• Geographical, social, or political borders
• Marginalia
• Contested histories
• Resistance
• Representation
• Unofficial and official versions
• Alternative knowledge
• Alternative methodologies

Deadline for submissions
Friday 15th of April 2011