Fragments of Time

full name / name of organization: 
Lancaster University, English Department
contact email: 
fragments.of.time.conference@gmail.com

Fragments of Time
A conference on literature and culture open to all
We are pleased to invite paper and panel proposals for the interdisciplinary conference Fragments of Time', to take place on the 16th of October 2013 at Lancaster University. The call for papers is open to all postgraduates and staff members who might be interested in an interdisciplinary debate around the concept of time. Areas of exploration might include the following:

-Representing and narrating time
-culture and social change (technology, cultural renewal, stagnation, decline)
-the visionary: desires, fantasies and dreams
-rebels and reactionaries; innovation and change
-time and subjectivity
- crisis, eschatology and the messianic
-the modern, the anti-modern, the postmodern
-forgotten histories, alternative histories
-alternative worlds, alternative futures
-cultural appropriation and ‘usable pasts’
-histories of the discipline, disciplining history
-genealogies, traces, hauntings

For more details see the attached Call For Papers. Please send abstracts and/or any questions to fragments.of.time.conference@gmail.com by 31st of July 2013

The Organising Committee.

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african-american
american
bibliography_and_history_of_the_book
childrens_literature
classical_studies
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
ecocriticism_and_environmental_studies
eighteenth_century
ethnicity_and_national_identity
film_and_television
gender_studies_and_sexuality
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graduate_conferences
humanities_computing_and_the_internet
interdisciplinary
international_conferences
medieval
modernist studies
poetry
popular_culture
postcolonial
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renaissance
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romantic
science_and_culture
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travel_writing
twentieth_century_and_beyond
victorian