CFP: [International] "Senses": ManuScript Postgrad. Conference (01/11/2007-07/12/2007)

full name / name of organization: 
Burcu Alkan

ManuScript invites papers from postgraduates in all branches and periods of
literary and cultural studies for a 1-day conference on the broad theme of
"Senses". The conference will take place on 7th December 2007; abstracts of
no more than 250 words should be emailed to by
1st November 2007.

Papers are welcomed from a diversity of fields and trans-disciplinary
viewpoints. Approaches might include, though are absolutely not limited to:
- sensory immanence/sense construction
- hierarchies of the senses
- (stuff and) nonsense
- gendered senses
- translations and adaptations (between senses)
- hermeneutics (making senses)
- synaesthesia/coenaesthesia
- sensory deprivation
- anaesthetic
- hidden senses or the extra-sensory

ManuScript is the peer-reviewed postgraduate journal in English and
American Studies from the University of Manchester. An online edition
following from and responding to the conference proceedings will be
published in the new year.

ManuScript Journal
English and American Studies
School of Arts, Histories and Cultures
University of Manchester
Oxford Road
M13 9PL

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