Third international graduate and postgraduate conference
PostModern Productions: text • power • knowledge
November 24-26, 2000 (Erlangen, Bavaria)
The Departments of English, Political Science, and Sociology invite young scholars to participate in the third interdisciplinary, international (post)graduate conference at Erlangen University (Germany).
Possible topics include, but are not limited to:
political economy of the sign
discourse between region and globalization
Marxism and postmodernism
postindustrial societies, post-Fordism and late capitalism
space, power, economy
social inequality and symbolic violence
postmodern and post-structuralist theories
modernity, postmodernity, postModernism?
crisis of representation: literature, culture, and difference
between avant-garde and academia: Cultural Studies between disciplinarity and anti-disciplinarity
postModern productions in art, architecture and music
hybridity and queer studies
mass media between language and power
and many more
Selected papers will be published in the conference proceedings.
The conference papers will be posted on our web page by October 15, 2000 in order to facilitate discussion and scholarly exchange. Each panel will consist of three to five speakers and will last 2 to 2.5 hours. The allotted time for each paper is about 12 minutes, which is meant to provide much space for discussion.
Closing date for paper proposals: September 15, 2000 (other participants may register until shortly before the conference starts)
Please register on our online submission form.
Deadline for turning in the short paper (just for our web page, not for the conference proceedings): October 15, 2000.
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