Caribbean Arts and Culture Symposium: April 24 - 26, 2013
Caribbean Arts and Culture Symposium
April 24 - 26, 2013
The Political Positioning of Caribbean Arts and Culture
Paine College, School of Arts and Sciences
Contact: Dean Emily Allen Williams firstname.lastname@example.org 706-821-8326
The theme of the Third Caribbean Arts and Culture Symposium is The Political Positioning of Caribbean Arts and Cultures. Organizers of the symposium are interested in receiving proposals from faculty, independent scholars, graduate students, undergraduate students, artists, and designers working in the literary, visual, performing, design, and communication arts as well as cultural, gender, historical, social, and political studies. ALL TOPICS WILL BE CONSIDERED.
POSSIBLE TOPICS MAY INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
Political Leaders and Artistic Influence
Literary Criticism and Popular Culture
Caribbean Design and Political Influence
Technology and Transformation
Rastafarianism: A Global Movement
Caribbean Political Reflections in a Post 9/11 World
Caribbean Performance and Imitation
Tracing Traditions: Art, History, and Politics
Carnival and Junkanoo
Caribbean and African American Connections
Proposals are sought in three categories:
1. Professors, independent scholars, artists, and designers
2. Graduate students
3. Undergraduate students
Please indicate your status in the proposal. Proposals should be no more than one page and provide the title and thesis of the paper, panel, or round table discussion.
For proposed panel sessions, the title of the panel is requested as well as the title and thesis of each presenter's paper.
For proposed round table discussions, provide the title of the discussion group, names of participants, and tentative topics for discussion.
All proposals must include name, institutional or other affiliation, mailing address, email address, and telephone number(s). Papers must have a reading time of no more than twenty (20) minutes. Round table discussions are limited to forty-five (45) minutes.
Please note technology and space requests in the proposal.
All proposals are due no later than November 16, 2012, for full consideration.