CFP: Utopia and Dystopia Panel (grad) (1/15/07; McGill, 3/10/07-3/11/07)

full name / name of organization: 
Amanda Cockburn

CFP: Imaginary Worlds: Utopias and Dystopias in Literature

McGill University Annual Graduate Conference, March 10-11, 2007.
Montreal, Quebec.

This panel invites papers that focus on the representation of utopias
and dysopias in literature. Papers may address the social, political,
economical, economic, and cultural locations of ideal worlds or
nightmare worlds from a wide variety of periods and places and from all
parts of the world. Possible topics may include, but are not limited

-religious utopianism
-ecotopian fiction
-scientific and technological utopias
-capitalism and the market ideal
-communism and proletarian revolutions
-empire and post-colonial freedoms
-patriarchy and its discontents

Please send a 300-word proposal to by
January 15th, 2007

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