CFP: Walter Benjamin and the Architecture of Modernity (Australia) (4/30/06; 8/17/06-8/19/06)

full name / name of organization: 
Tara Forrest
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Centre for Social Theory and Design


Walter Benjamin and the Architecture of Modernity

August 17-19 2006

Call for Papers

Walter Benjamin=92s work remains central to discussions of modernity =20
within the Humanities, Visual Arts, Design and Architecture. This =20
conference will bring together scholars working on all aspects of =20
Benjamin=92s work as well as those who deploy the insights of that work =20=

in developing projects of their own.

Abstracts, which will be subject to a refereeing process, should be =20
sent to by April 30 2006.

Confirmed Key Note Speakers:

Carol Jacobs (Yale University)

Gyorgy Markus (University of Sydney)

Winfried Menninghaus (Freie Universit=E4t)

Henry Sussman (Yale University)

Organizing Committee: Professor Andrew Benjamin, Dr Tara Forrest, Dr =20
Charles Rice (Centre for Social Theory and Design. University of =20
Technology Sydney.)

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