UPDATE "Bodies of Knowledge, Knowledge of Bodies" February 2-5, 2012 Louisville, Kentucky, Proposal deadline, January 1, 2012

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The Southern Humanities Council
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Southern Humanities Council Conference
The Seelbach Hotel, Louisville, Kentucky‚Ä®, February 2-5, 2012

Call for Papers:

The 2010 Southern Humanities Council Conference invites proposals for papers on the theme "Bodies of Knowledge, Knowledge of Bodies." The play on the term "body" is intentional and reflects not only body as collection, gathering, canon, community in terms of both animate and inanimate reference but also the physical body in terms of gender, race, ethnicity, sexuality, challenged etc. . . . The topic is interdisciplinary and invites proposals from all disciplines and areas of study. Send proposals, 300-500 words to Mark Ledbetter at shcouncil@gmail.com by January 1, 2012, or if sending by U.S. Postal Service, to Mark Ledbetter, Executive Director, SHC, P.O. Box 2546, The College of St. Rose, 432 Western Avenue, Albany, NY 12203. If possible, send all proposals by email. Topics are not limited to but may address any of the following areas:

Language and Body
Literature and Body
Bodies of Literature
Body Art
Poetry and Body
Poetry of Body
Body and Art
Emotion and Body
Mind and Body
What Bodies Know
Bodies and Borders
Known Bodies
Body and Discipline(s)
Body and Virtue
Body and Race
Body and Gender
Body and Sex
Body and Sexuality
The Challenged Body
The Whole Body
Transgendered Body
Geographical Body
Body as Metaphor
Body and/of Knowledge
The Psychology of Body
The Education of Body
Transitional Bodies
Linguistic Bodies
The Socialization of Body
Body Image/Type
Heavenly Bodies
The Athletic Body
Body History
The History of Body
Body and Violence
Sociology and Body