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>Guilt: A Conference on Law & Humanities
>Saturday, June 14, 2003
>University of New England, Westbrook College Campus, Portland, Maine
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>Keynote speaker: Professor Austin Sarat, Amherst College
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>The Department of English at the University of New England is pleased
>to announce that it is sponsoring a one-day  Law & Humanities conference
>on the theme of "Guilt," at our Westbrook College Campus (in Portland,
>Maine) on June 14, 2003. The keynote address will be delivered by
>Professor Austin Sarat, founder of the Department of Law, Jurisprudence,
>and Social Thought at Amherst College and president of the Association
>for the Study of Law, Culture, and the Humanities. We welcome scholars
>of law and jurisprudence as well as from across the humanities.
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>Possible sessions might address the following topics (the list is by no
>means exclusive): Aggression; Discipline; Truth & Reconciliation; The
>Liberal Subject; Genocide; The Will; Culture/Civilization;
>Representation; Capital Punishment; Reparations; Trauma; Natural Law;
>Confession; Writing; Individual v. Collective; Sacrifice; Reading; The
>Body; Space(s): Public Sites/"Lieux de memoire"/Landscape;
>Psychoanalysis.
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>We invite all interested scholars to organize panels, submit proposals
>for individual paper presentations, and/or indicate their interest in
>serving as chair/discussant. There will be three sessions during the
>conference, each an hour and a half long. To allow time for discussion,
>there will be no more than three papers per panel and each presentation
>should last no longer than twenty minutes.
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>All individual proposals must contain three copies of the following: a
>page on which you provide your name, address, phone, fax, email, and
>title of paper; a brief abstract (250-350 words); and your CV (an
>abbreviated version is perfectly acceptable). Panel organizers should
>send a brief description of the topic their panel will address. Please
>make sure that proposals are complete.
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>If you are willing to serve as a chair/discussant, please indicate that
>on your proposal. We welcome volunteers for those roles from people who
>are not submitting proposals for papers. If you would like to be a
>chair/discussant, please submit a one-paragraph description of your
>interests/area of expertise along with your name, address, phone, fax,
>e-mail, and a copy of your CV.
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>Please submit proposals no later than December 15, 2002 to Prof.
>Matthew Anderson, Department of English, University of New England,
>University Campus, 11 Hills Beach Road, Biddeford, Maine, 04005-9599
>(207-283-0171 extension 2726). You may also submit an electronic version
>of your proposal to [log in to unmask]
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>Those submitting proposals can expect to receive a response by February
>15, 2003. We cannot promise that we will be able to accommodate all
>proposals. Registration and hotel information will be mailed in the
>Spring. We look forward to hearing from you.
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