CFP: Literature and Psychoanalysis (1/18/06; 3/27/06-3/28/06)

full name / name of organization: 
Alvin Henry
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Psychoanalysis & Literature
A conference at the University of California at Berkeley

Monday-Tuesday, March 27-28, 2006
Hosted by the Departments of English and Social & Cultural Studies
Featuring Keynote Speaker: Maire Jaanus, Barnard College
Endnote Speaker TBA

This conference aims to explore the intersection between literature and
psychoanalysis and is interested in papers that address, but are not
limited to, the following topics:

ß critical race theory, gender studies, and psychoanalysis
ß Latina/o literature and psychoanalysis
ß African-American literature and psychoanalysis
ß Shakespearean studies and psychoanalysis
ß post-colonial studies and psychoanalysis
ß sexual difference and psychoanalysis
ß semiotics, film theory, and psychoanalysis
ß Lacanian interpretations, criticisms, and implications of literature
ß Freudian interpretations, criticisms, and implications of literature

Paper proposals should be no more than 300 words in English (a complete
paper is also welcome) and sent as a MS Word e-mail attachment to
<> with the subject line "conference abstract" by Jan 18,
2006. Please include a current C.V. with the proposal. Limited travel
funds are available.

Alvin Henry
PhD. student/Conference Organizer
Social and Cultural Studies
Tolman Hall #1670
University of California, Berkeley

Sponsored by:

The Department of English
The Doreen B. Townsend Center for the Humanities
The Department of Social and Cultural Studies
The Division of Social Science, College of Arts & Science

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