CFP: Walter Benjamin Conference (Australia) (4/30/06; 8/17/06-8/19/06)

full name / name of organization: 
Tara Forrest
contact email: 

Centre for Social Theory and Design,
University of Technology, Sydney


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 of 300 words, which will be subject to a refereeing process,=20=

should be sent to by April 30 2006. We also=20
invite proposals for panels of three papers organized around a=20
particular theme. Papers delivered at the conference should be 20=20
minutes in length.

Confirmed Key Note Speakers:
Carol Jacobs (Yale University)
Gyorgy Markus (University of Sydney)
Winfried Menninghaus (Freie Universit=E4t)
Henry Sussman (University of Buffalo, State University of New York)

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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