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full name / name of organization: 
Southern Humanities Council Conference
contact email: 
shcouncil@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Southern Humanities Council Conference

January 30-February 2, 2014

Crowne Plaza Richmond Downtown
Richmond, Virginia

“Memories, Histories, Fantasies”

The 2014 Southern Humanities Council Conference invites proposals for papers on the theme “Memories, Histories, Fantasies.” The topic is interdisciplinary and invites proposals from all disciplines and areas of study, as well as creative pieces including but not limited to performance, music, art, and literature. (Please note that the name of our organization simply reflects its having been founded in the U.S. south; no presenter is expected to present anything “southern,” though southern topics are also welcomed. Conference attendees come from all over the United States and Canada.)

Send proposals of 300-500 words to Mark Ledbetter at shcouncil@gmail.com or if sending by U.S. Postal Service, Mark Ledbetter, Executive Director, SHC, P.O. Box 2546, The
College of St. Rose, 432 Western Avenue, Albany, NY 12203. If possible, send all proposals by email. Proposals are due by December 15, 2013.Topics are not limited to but may address any of the following areas, and may integrate the theme in trans-disciplinary or interdisciplinary ways, that is, the paper may address memories or histories or fantasies from particular perspectives OR a paper may address the integration of two or more dimensions of the theme.

Possible Topics: Memories, Histories, Fantasies and/or

Literature
Art
Art History
Psychology
Poetry
Sociology
Childhood
Performance
Disability
Love
Senses and Memory
History/Historical Memory
Pleasure/Desire
Sense of Self
Gender
Race/Ethnicity
Sex/Sexuality
Social Class
Religion/Spirituality
Truth/Truths
Virtues/Vices
Culture/Memory in Culture
Animal/Animals
Music/Music History
Cinema
Culture
Education/Educative
Geography/ies
Philosophy
History of Ideas/The Idea of History
Folk History
Past/Future
Imagination
Human/Animal/Machine
The Symbolic
New Media

cfp categories: 
african-american
american
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
ecocriticism_and_environmental_studies
ethnicity_and_national_identity
film_and_television
gender_studies_and_sexuality
general_announcements
interdisciplinary
modernist studies
poetry
popular_culture
postcolonial
religion
rhetoric_and_composition
romantic
science_and_culture
theatre
theory
twentieth_century_and_beyond
victorian