[csaa-forum] CFP Postgraduate Symposium (UNSW)

Michelle Langford m.langford at unsw.edu.au
Tue Jun 21 15:45:09 CST 2011

Call For Papers: 2011 EMPA Postgraduate Symposium

Contact: borders, limits, and thresholds
Annual Postgraduate Symposium
School of English, Media & Performing Arts
University of New South Wales
Friday, 9 September 2011

The EMPA Annual Postgraduate Symposium is on again at UNSW. The conference is aimed at postgraduate and early career researchers across multiple fields and disciplines.  This year, the School of English, Media and Performing Arts invites proposals that engage with the broad themes of 'contact', 'borders', 'limits', and/or 'thresholds', from researchers across the humanities and beyond. Proposals may be critical or creative, theoretical or performance based.

Topics may address (but are not limited to): The manifestations of ‘contact’ in literature, film, theatre, film, music and popular culture; Imaginings and reimaginations of Kristeva and/or Žižek; Contact between bodies; Contact between cultures; Space; Nationality/ Nationalism; Cosmopolitanism; Crisis; Exile/ Escapism; Modernity; Multimedia/ New Media; Body modification/cybernetics; pervasive technologies; colonialism; postcolonialism; Speculation and imagination; Time, temporality, duration and/or spontaneity; Subalternaity; sound, noise and delay; Pleasure, pain and/or corporality; Deleuze, assemblange, deterritorialisation.

Contact: conveners Chris Oakey, Naomi Riddle and Amy Parish at unsw.symposium at gmail.com

CFP closes 15 July 2011.

The full call for papers is available as a PDF file at the following URL: http://empa.arts.unsw.edu.au/pgs/

Please distribute widely.

Michelle Langford


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