CFP: [Ethnic] âThe Angry and the Aestheticâ (12/1/07; MELUS, 3/27/08 â 3/30/08)
DUE DATE: December 5
We are looking for papers for a PROPOSED PANEL for the MELUS conference at
Ohio State University, March 27-30, 2008. For more information about the
conference, see http://webspace.ship.edu/kmlong/melus/.
This panel will explore issues around anger and emotion as they relate to
â€œminorityâ€ cultural productions and/or representations. We are open to a
variety of methodologies and approaches. Possible topics include but are
not limited to:
- the forms, uses, and abuses of political anger (e.g. feminist anger; May
Day Immigrant protest and the rhetoric surrounding the event; the Chief
- cognition and emotion
- the epistemic value of emotions
- reactionary anger (e.g. Justice Clarence Thomasâ€™ recent autobiography)
- parodic anger, or the relationship between parody and anger (eg.
- explorations of the relationship between the work of emotions and
- the border between â€œangerâ€ and â€œterrorismâ€ â€"what distinguishes an action
or emotion as â€œangryâ€ as opposed to â€œterroristâ€? Who decides on these labels?
Please submit a paper abstract (250 words) and a brief (1-page) cv to Sue
J. Kim (suekim_at_uab.edu) by December 5, 2007.
Sue J. Kim, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Gina Caison, University of California, Davis
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