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>Subject: CFP: Culture and Material Worlds (grad) 
>(UK) (9/15/05; 10/28/05-10/30/05)
>From: "Eugene Henry De Klerk" <[log in to unmask]>
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>The University of Glasgow’Äôs Graduate School of Arts and Humanities presents:
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>Material Worlds	28-30th October 2005
>
>This conference seeks to explore concepts of 
>materiality and their influence or application 
>in the Arts and Humanities. It invites 
>considerations and interpretations of the 
>relationship between the cultural and material.
>
>Some questions which have proved useful in 
>thinking around the conference are: Is there any 
>such thing as non-cultural or non-ideologically 
>charged material? How have ideas surrounding 
>material and materiality informed debates 
>between the arts and sciences? How might 
>cultural material be preserved or culture be 
>used to conserve material? The conference is 
>designed to generate creative and broad 
>engagements with its title.
>
>Keynote speakers:	Prof. Catherine Belsey
>			Prof. Peter Hallward
>
>Topics might include but are not restricted to:
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>Archaeology (including cultural/textual)
>Archive studies
>History of the book/manuscript
>Cultural politics
>Semiotics
>The body
>Discourse analysis
>Materialism
>Idealism
>New historicism
>Historiography
>Alternative worlds/universes
>The materiality of language
>Eco-criticism
>Post-colonialism
>Globalisation
>Dialecticism
>Territory
>Identity
>Commodification
>
>Abstracts of no more than 200 words are invited 
>via e-mail to [log in to unmask] to 
>reach us by no later than the 15th of September.
>All papers will be 20 minutes.

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