>From: interface <[log in to unmask]>
>Subject: CFP: Graduate Interdisciplinary
>Cultural Studies Conference (2/3/06; 5/4/06)
>Graduate Student Interdisciplinary Conference
>Interface 2006: ĺ─˙Rupturesĺ─¨
>Institute for Comparative Studies in Literature, Art, and Culture
>Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada
>May 4th, 2006
>Call for Papers
>The Cultural Mediations program at Carleton University announces a call
>for papers for its annual graduate conference to be held on campus in
>Ottawa on May 4th, 2006. Details are available on the conference web
>site at http://www.carleton.ca/interface/.
>The Interface colloquium has been held the last two years as an
>interdisciplinary forum for graduate researchers and scholars. Its
>broadest aim is to explore the ideological, epistemological, ethical,
>and aesthetic consequences of questioning and transgressing traditional
>borders between disciplinary fields. This yearĺ─˘s theme, ĺ─˙Ruptures,ĺ─¨ can
>be approached in light of Michel Foucaultĺ─˘s claim in _The Archaeology
>of Knowledge_ that sites of rupture and discontinuity should not be
>explained away in the interests of progress and objectivity, but
>instead treated as the ĺ─˙conditions of possibilityĺ─¨ that give rise to
>knowledge in the first place. Presentations dealing with any aspect of
>this yearĺ─˘s theme are welcomed in the streams of Literary Studies,
>Visual Culture, Musical Culture, New Technologies, Historical
>Representation or any other related discipline or discourse. Some
>possible presentation topics include but are by no means limited to:
>- Transnationalism, post-colonialism, cultural translation,
>- Queer theory, gender studies, cultural and ethnic identity.
>- Abjection, otherness, hybridity, liminality, performativity.
>- Textuality/intertextuality, text/image, hypertext, semiotics,
>- Technology and the body, post-humanism, informatics, virtuality,
>- Strategies of resistance, radical politics, agency and activism.
>- High/low culture, popular culture, subcultures.
>The format for each presentation is a twenty minute paper followed by
>discussion. Alternatively, twenty minute media performance pieces are
>also invited for submission. These performances will be followed by a
>dialogue with the artist.
>Proposals should include:
>1) An abstract of no more than 300 words for the twenty minute paper,
>including the title, but no other identifying features (to ensure
>2) A cover page including paper title, name, contact information
>(phone, address and e-mail), and any audio/visual equipment needed.
>Send all submissions as attachments to: [log in to unmask]
>The deadline for submissions is February 3rd, 2006.
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