CFP: [Theory] Freud After Derrida: An Interdisciplinary Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Cardiff
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Mosaic, a journal for the interdisciplinary study of literature announces

October 6-9, 2010
The University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: David Farrell Krell, Anthony Vidler, Samuel Weber, David
Wills, Sarah Wood

Proposals are invited for presentations that engage Freud’s work as it
continues to inform and provoke research and discussion across the
disciplines (e. g., architecture, film, history, literature, philosophy,
religion, science), and particularly, as it opens through and “after
Derrida.” We welcome consideration of such topics as: temporality, space,
technics, responsibility, animality, embodiment, memory, dream, writing,
the uncanny, life, death, desire, repetition, law, sovereignty, sexuality,
silence, mourning, testimony, the unconscious, repression, identity, family.

Proposals should include the following: a title and an abstract of 450-500
words, author’s name, brief cv, institutional affiliation, complete contact
information, and email address.

Graduate students presenting a paper at the conference may be eligible for
a travel grant. Those intending to apply for a travel grant should enclose
a covering letter with their abstract detailing anticipated travel costs
for the conference.

Deadline for submission of proposals: September 8, 2009.

For information, see the Mosaic website at: A
conference website will be available (and linked to the Mosaic website) by
summer 2009.

Electronic submissions preferred (Rich Text Format). Please direct
enquiries and proposals to: Or, by regular mail,
please send to:

Freud After Derrida Conference
c/o Dr. Dawne McCance, Editor
Mosaic, a journal for the interdisciplinary study of literature
University of Manitoba
208 Tier Building
Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3T 2N2, Canada

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