History and Theory 2000
Disrupted Identities and the Question of the Universal
Graduate Conference, Saturday, November 11, 2000 to Sunday, November 12,
2000 at the University of California, Irvine campus.
Keynote Speaker, Saturday, November 11, 2000 - Judith Butler
Concluding Roundtable, "Multiculturalism and the Politics of Exclusion,"
Sunday, November 12, 2000 - Lisa Lowe, Heidi Tinsman, and Clarence Walker.
Organized by History graduate students at the University of California, Irvine, this Conference aims to create a conversation between theories of universalism and particularism and historical processes of globalization. Central to this dialogue is a focus on historical perspectives of empire, diasporas, industrialism, global capitalism, identity politics, didactic technologies, and the interactions of area, state, and world order. Interdisciplinary approaches are welcome as well as papers that make race, class, gender, and sexuality central categories of discussion.
Some possible themes include:
World History Methodologies
Formations of Economic "World Systems"
Ecology and theEnvironment
Individual and panel proposals are welcome.
For individual submissions, please include:
cover page with name, address, phone number, and e-mail
address of participant;
prospectus of no more than two pages (500
For panel submissions, please include:
cover page with name, address, phone number, and e-mail address of each participant;
abstract of panel of no more than two pages (500 words max);
prospectus of each paper of no more than two pages (500 words max).
Each panel will consist of three participants. Commentators will be provided for all panels.
Please send proposals electronically to the e-mail address provided belw or by
mail to address listed below.
Deadline: JUNE 30, 2000
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