CFP: Cultural Studies Association (10/15/05; 4/19/06-4/22/06)

full name / name of organization: 
Leerom Medovoi
contact email: 
medovoi@pdx.edu

THE FOURTH ANNUAL MEETING of the CULTURAL STUDIES ASSOCIATION (U.S.)
Washington. D.C. (George Mason University, Arlington campus) April
19-22,
2006

The Cultural Studies Association (U.S.) invites participation in its
Fourth
Annual Meeting from all areas and on all topics of relevance to Cultural
Studies, including but not limited to literature, history, sociology,
geography, anthropology, communications, popular culture, cultural
theory,
queer studies, critical race studies, feminist studies, postcolonial
studies, media and film studies, material culture studies, performance
and
visual arts studies.

The conference this year will feature plenary sessions on the culture of
science and technology, cultural studies and the social sciences, and
global cities and citizenship.

We welcome proposals in the following categories:

1: INDIVIDUAL PAPERS:

Proposals for individual papers are due by October
15, and should be submitted at
http://www.csaus.pitt.edu/conf/submit.php?cf=3
Successful submission will be acknowledged. If you do not receive an
acknowledgement within 24 hours, please resubmit. The acknowledgement
will
say that your proposal has been "successfully submitted," which does NOT
mean your proposal has been accepted.

All paper proposals require:

a. The name, email address, institutional affiliation of the author,
entered on the website.

b. A 500 word abstract for the 20 minute paper entered on the website.

c. Any needed audio-visual equipment must be noted following the
abstract
in that space on the site.

2. PRECONSTITUTED SESSIONS:

Preconstituted paper sessions, roundtable* sessions, or workshops.*
These should NOT be submitted on this website, but should be sent to
csaus_at_pitt.edu with the words "Session Proposal" in the subject line.
Session proposals are due by October 15th. All proposals will be
acknowledged, but please allow at least two business days before
inquiring.

All session proposals require:

a. The name, email address, phone number, and institutional affiliation
of
the proposer.

b. A 500 word overview of the session, identifying the type of session
proposed. For paper sessions, also include 500 word abstracts of each
of
the papers: maximum, four papers per session; minimum three papers per
session.

c. The names, email addresses, and institutional affiliations of each
participant.

d. A request for any needed audio-visual equipment. All AV equipment
must
be requested with the proposal.

3. SEMINAR PROPOSALS. Due: October 15.

The conference will again feature a series of seminars. Seminars are
small-group (maximum 15 individuals) discussion sessions for which
participants write brief "position papers" that are circulated prior to
the
conference. Those wishing to lead seminars are encouraged to submit a
proposal.

All seminar proposals require:

a. A 500 word overview of the topic designed to attract participants as
well as the following:

b. The name, email address, phone number, mailing address, and
institutional affiliation of the leader proposing the seminar.

c. A brief bio or one page CV of the leader proposing the seminar.

d. A request for any needed audio-visual equipment. All AV equipment
must
be requested with the proposal. Since seminars typically involve
discussion
of previously circulated papers, such requests must be explained.

Seminar proposals should be sent to:

May Joseph, Assoc. Prof. Global Studies
Pratt Institute
may.joseph_at_earthlink.net

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