CFP: Rewriting the Body (grad) (1/5/07; (dis)junctions, 4/6/07-4/7/07)

full name / name of organization: 
Nowell Marshall

CFP: Rewriting the Body (grad) (1/5/07; disjunctions, 4/6/07-4/7/07)


This call for papers is a proposed panel to be held at (dis)junctions, =

University of California, Riverside's 14th Annual Humanities Conference, =
April 7-8, 2006. In keeping with this year's theme, "Malapropriation =
Nation," this panel attempts to explore how the body as cultural text is =
rewritten through acts of (re)appropriation, misappropriation, passing, =
mimicry, and resignification.


Papers from all periods and areas are welcome. Suggested topics include


Juridical bodies

Virtual bodies

Historical, narrative, and/or developmental bodies

Racialized, gendered, and/or sexed bodies

Monstrous and/or illegible bodies

Confessional bodies

Transgender and/or transsexual bodies

(Non)Canonical bodies

Material bodies

Supernatural, phantasmal, and/or illusory bodies

Pathologized, medicalized, criminalized, and/or abject bodies

'Primitive' and/or postmodern bodies

Uncontrollable and/or excessive bodies

Fetishized and/or idealized bodies

Fragmented bodies and/or bodies without organs

Performative bodies, broadly conceived

Bodies as ontology

Bodies under (de)/(re)construction


Email abstracts of approximately 250 words to =

on or before Jan. 5, 2007. All submissions will be acknowledged upon =

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