International Conference / Landscape, Seascape, and the Spatial Imagination

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Center for the Humanities / National Sun Yat Sen University / Taiwan
contact email: 
chsc705@mail.nsysu.edu.tw

International Conference
Landscape, Seascape, and the Spatial Imagination
Center for the Humanities, National Sun Yat-sen University
2-3 November 2012

In the study of culture and artistic expressions including literature, the other arts, architecture, performance, etc., "landscape" — i.e., space in general and aspects and representations of nature, the rural, the urban, the maritime, etc. — has become of recent a prominent area of inquiry. Sponsored by National Sun Yat-sen University, the University's Center for the Humanities http://humanitiescenter.nsysu.edu.tw/ holds its 6th international conference with the theme Landscape, Seascape, and the Spatial Imagination on 2-3 November 2012. Abstracts in 200 words of papers on landscape, seascape, nature writing, literature and the environment, empire and periphery, city versus countryside, voices of (im)migrants and geographical space, etc. and including a brief curriculum vitae are invited by 5 March 2012 to Professor I-Chun Wang at chsc705@mail.nsysu.edu.tw. Extended, revised, and peer-reviewed versions of the conference papers are planned to be published by National Sun Yat-sen University.

cfp categories: 
classical_studies
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
ecocriticism_and_environmental_studies
eighteenth_century
ethnicity_and_national_identity
film_and_television
gender_studies_and_sexuality
humanities_computing_and_the_internet
interdisciplinary
journals_and_collections_of_essays
medieval
popular_culture