A Session to be held at the Third International "Crossroads in Cultural Studies" Conference
June 21-25, 2000
University of Birmingham
Birmingham, United Kingdom
First keynote: Stuart Hall
Call for Papers: "How are theories of culture articulated? How do
theories of Bakhtinian dialogue inform cultural studies? Interdisciplinary presentations are sought which are scholarly, artistic and/or performative. This session seeks to explore social and political relations between cultures and across disciplines, recognizing contributions made in the scholarship arising from the works of the Russian philosopher Mikhail Bakhtin."
Session organiser and chair: M. Michael Schiff
Section: 12.8 Cultural Studies
Deadline for Submission of Proposals: January 31, 2000
This session has been approved for the Crossroads in Cultural Studies
conference. There will be five 15 to 20 minute presentations in the 105 minute session. In addition to the title and a 150 word abstract of your presentation, please provide mail and email addresses. Notice of acceptance will be conveyed by February 18, 2000. Drafts of papers are requested by April 15, 2000.
Proposals may be submitted by email (preferably within the text of your
message and not as an attachment) or by writing to M. Michael Schiff at the address below.
It is a conference regulation that participants must pre-register
(i.e., pay the appropriate registration fee to the conference organizers) by April 30, 2000.
After two very successful conferences in Tampere, Finland, Crossroads has moved to Birmingham. The first two conferences attracted over 500
participants from all continents. There are 15 sections with over 125
sessions planned for the third conference. In addition to Stuart Hall,
keynotes include (with more to be announced): Keyan Tomaselli; Daniel
Mato; Ueno Chizuko. At the 2nd Crossroads, keynotes included: Lawrence Grossberg, Patricia Hill Collins, Catherine Belsey, Paul Gilroy. At the 1st Crossroads, keynotes included: Ien Ang, Antony Easthope, Lawrence Grossberg, Handel K. Wright, Joke Hermes.
For much more information, go to the conference website.
M. Michael Schiff
Faculty of Graduate Studies, York University
283 York Lanes, 4700 Keele Street
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