“Virtues and Vices, Desires, Devices,” January 29-February 1, 2015, Athens, Georgia

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

Southern Humanities Council Conference

January 29-February 1, 2015
The Foundry Inn
Athens, Georgia

“Virtues and Vices, Desires, Devices”

The 2015 Southern Humanities Council Conference invites proposals for papers on the theme “Virtues and Vices; Desires, Devices.” 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, 2014. Visit our website at www.southernhumanities.org 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 Virtues and Vices; Desires, Devices from particular perspectives OR a paper may address the integration of two or more dimensions of the theme.

Possible Topics: Any aspect/combination of Virtues and Vices; Desires, Devices and, or, of

Literature
Art
Art History
Psychology
Poetry
Metaphor
Sociology
Childhood
Performance
Disability
Prosthetics
Love
Pleasure/Desire
Sense of Self
Gender
Race/Ethnicity
Sex/Sexuality
Social Class
Religion/Spirituality
Truth/Truths
Animal/Animals
Music/Music History
Cinema
Culture
Education/Educative
Geography/ies
Philosophy
Morality
Character
Friendship
Community
Travel
Adventure
History of . . .
Folk History
Past/Future
Imagination
Human/Animal/Machine
The Symbolic
New Media
Hospitality
Athletics
Cultural differences

cfp categories: 
african-american
american
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
humanities_computing_and_the_internet
interdisciplinary
international_conferences
medieval
modernist studies
poetry
popular_culture
postcolonial
religion
renaissance
rhetoric_and_composition
romantic
science_and_culture
theatre
theory
travel_writing
twentieth_century_and_beyond
victorian