CFP: [Cultural-Historical] âThe Body Uncovered:Determining the Coreâ

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Laurie Lopez Coleman
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San Antonio College 14th Annual Multicultural Conference April 22-24, 2008
The body is powerful and those interested in power have long used it to
accomplish their ends. The desire to own the body and its
representations drives the fashion industry, entertainment, politicians.
Racists define human value according to the body; the abortion debate is
ultimately about who owns the body, as is the question of decency in the
pornography debate.

For this Multicultural Conference we invite papers and presentations
analyzing the body â€" manipulated, dominated, spun, (un)dressed,
possessed, imaged, represented, censored, honored and defiled. We invite
faculty, administrators, and staff to participate in delivering
presentations or reading creative works within the conference theme.
Those wishing to present should submit via email a paper title and a 100-
150 word abstract outlining the proposed topic and mode of presentation.
Individuals interested in reading creative works should submit samples of
their work. Completed manuscripts should not exceed 10 double-spaced
pages of typescript so that papers can be presented in a twenty-minute
presentation. (Individual submissions only.)
Deadline for Submissions: November 9, 2007

Laurie Lopez Coleman

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