HUMANIFESTO: Dissecting the Human Experience

deadline for submissions: 
March 31, 2019
full name / name of organization: 
University of Western Australia
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Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies is pleased to announce the call for papers for the 14th annual Limina conference, which will be held at the University of Western Australia on July 18-19th 2019. The theme of this interdisciplinary conference is 'HUMANIFESTO: Dissecting the Human Experience', and we invite submissions for 20 minute presentations for any topic relating to the intersection of the physical body and the expression of humanity.  Please find attached the call for papers, which we invite you to forward to colleagues or students in your department as appropriate. Topics may include (but are not limited to): - performing bodies / body as spectacle / body art- social / cultural / political expectations- identity: race, religion, gender, age, sexuality- augmented reality / artificial intelligence / genetic manipulation- rights and rituals / funerary practices- dysmorphia / alienation- unembodiment / ghosts / haunting / manifestations- dehumanisation / othering / objectification- medicine / public health- sport / human achievement Please send submissions with the subject line 'Humanifesto 2019' to, including a title, abstract (200 words), and short biography (50 words) in a single document. Deadline for submission is March 31, 2019. For further information please visit Limina website at