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>From: "Maria Mabrey" <[log in to unmask]>
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>Subject: CFP: Cultures of Evil and the Attractions of Villainy 
>(10/1/05; 2/9/06-2/11/06)
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>2006 - 8th Annual University of South Carolina Comparative 
>Literature Conference
>February 9, 10 and 11, 2006
>
>Call for Papers
>Deadline for submissions, October 1, 2005.
>
>Keynote speakers: Agnes Heller, Geoffrey Bennington, Alberto 
>Moreiras, Edmundo Desnoes
>
>This conference seeks to take up a central issue  of today's 
>post-Cold War world --that of evil-- and to explore the refiguration 
>of the traditional villain. The aim of this conference is to 
>stimulate interdisciplinary dialogue, as globalization has broadened 
>cultural horizons, and academic research has sought to address these 
>new complexities.
>
>Possible topics, but not limited to:
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>Postnational Justice
>The Villain in Literature and Film
>Post-Derridian Ethics
>Representations of Law in Film and Literature
>Globalization and Culture
>Politics of Performativity
>Third Cinema
>Cuba
>New Imperialisms, etc.
>
>Hosted by the Programs of Comparative Literature and Spanish of the 
>University of South Carolina.
>
>Please, send 1 page abstracts for 20 minutes papers, or proposals 
>for panels, by October 1, 2005 to the Conference Organizers to: 
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>or write to:
>Mar̀a C. Mabrey
>Conference Coordinator
>8th Annual USC Comparative Literature Conference
>Dept. of Languages Literatures and Cultures
>University of South Carolina
>Columbia, SC 29208
>
>Information on hotels, registration, banquets, and plenary speakers 
>will be posted on our website: http://www.cas.sc.edu/CPLT/index.html 
>by mid-summer 2005.

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