Mexico City, Universidad Pedagógica Nacional (UPN), 1 – 5 June 2006
Deadline: 15th of February 2006
The primary focus of this inclusive and interdisciplinary conference organized by Enkidu Magazine in Mexico City in cooperation with Mexico's National University of Pedagogy (UPN) is to explore the power of storytelling in the construction of memories, collective identity formations, and oral traditions.
The conference will interrogate storytelling, memories and identity constructions from a wide range of perspectives, definitions and in their manifold cultural and social manifestations.
Papers will be considered on related themes and topics from a wide range of perspectives. 500 word abstracts should be submitted to the organising comitee in English, Castillian, German or French by 15th of February 2006. The conference languages will be English and Castillian.
Interpretations of the conference theme ranging from the predictable to the surprising are encouraged.
Papers should be of approximately 30 minutes duration (circa 8 - 10 pages). Other forms of presentation, for instance workshops, panel debates and poster sessions will be considered on request.
Graduate and postgraduate students are encouraged to attend and present papers. Selected papers from the conference will be published in book form.
Abstracts are to be submitted by the 15th of February 2006, along with the presenter’s name, address, telephone, email, and institutional affiliation. All correspondence for this conference will be conducted via email.
For further information, please contact the organising comitee at:
The conference web page: http://www.enkidumagazine.com/eventos/texts/intro_en.htm
Dr. Lars Ivar Owesen-Lein Borge
Enkidu Magazine, Mexico City
Centro Cultural Enkidu
c/o Ángel de Velasco
Campesinos # 252
Col. Progreso del sur ,
c.p. 09810, Iztapalapa México .D.F.
Send comments and questions to H-Net
Webstaff. H-Net reproduces announcements that have been submitted to us as a
free service to the academic community. If you are interested in an announcement
listed here, please contact the organizers or patrons directly. Though we strive
to provide accurate information, H-Net cannot accept responsibility for the text of
announcements appearing in this service. (Administration)