CFP: Literacy of the Body (1/1/06; 2/10/06-2/11/06)

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Jeannie Musick
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CALL FOR PAPERS: Literacy of the Body

The Louisiana State University Graduate Theatre Organization in
conjunction with
The Louisiana State University English Graduate Student Association
16th Annual Mardi Gras Conference in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
February 10-11

Text and the Provisionality of Meaning: Theory into Action

Keynote Speaker: Terry Eagleton, Professor of Cultural Theory and the John
Rylands Fellow, The University of Manchester, England.
Selected Publications: Literary Theory: An Introduction (1983/1996), The
Gatekeeper: A Memoir (2001), After Theory (2004)

Theatre Panel: Literacy of the Body

The Graduate Theatre Organization encourages paper submissions by
graduate students that cover any area of theatre and performance
that focuses on the body as the site of literacy and knowledge
through theoretical lenses such as formalism, semiotics,
narratology, psychoanalysis, historicism, postcolonial studies,
etc. Topics may include, but are not limited to, transmission of
culture, nationalism, representation, etc.

Submission deadline: January 1, 2006. Papers should be about 15
minutes duration. Please send an abstract of no more than 200 words
and your CV and include home and office numbers, complete mailing
address, e-mail address, and audio-visual requirements with the

Please direct questions or submissions to Jeannie Musick at

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