Workshop "Mightier than the Sword? The Countercultural Agency of Literary Fiction", June 6-7, 2014, University of Innsbruck

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University of Innsbruck, Research Area Cultural Encounters – Cultural Conflicts
contact email: 
friederike.wolfrum@uibk.ac.at

Call for Papers: Workshop "Mightier than the Sword? The Countercultural Agency of Literary Fiction"

To take place June 6-7, 2014, at the University of Innsbruck

This workshop would like to invite discussion about the following topics:
- What are the countercultural possibilities of language and literature?
- What is the relation between activism and fiction?
- What are (specific) countercultural modes, images, and forms in literature?
- What is the role of literary fiction in countercultural movements?

We invite contributions – papers, participation in round table discussions, or suggestions for different formats – from scholars and postgraduate students in literary studies and all related disciplines, such as linguistics, philosophy, psychology, history, or ethnology.

Please send abstracts (of max. 300 wds.) to friederike.wolfrum@uibk.ac.at
by December 06, 2013.

For more information see: http://www.uibk.ac.at/fsp-kultur/dk-figuration-gegenkultur/ccandliteratu...

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cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
interdisciplinary
international_conferences