CALL FOR PAPERS
First North American Conference on the Study of Radicalism
Global Radicalisms – Beyond Left and Right?
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The first North American academic conference on radicalism will take place at the Kellogg Conference Center of Michigan State University on Jan. 25-27, 2007. The aim of this conference is to explore the multiple forms of contemporary and historical radicalism in a transnational context. We welcome submissions from all relevant disciplinary or interdisciplinary approaches. Paper and panel topics will be wide-ranging, and may include pacifism, violence and terrorism, religious radicalism, anarchism, environmentalist and ecological radicalism, technology and anti-technology, protest art, sexual radicalism, indigenous radicalism, anti-imperialism, “third way” political movements, corporations and radicalism, militias, right-wing movements, anti-radicalism, and related areas.
Featured speakers will include Michael Barkun, author of The Culture of Conspiracy and many other titles, and Frank Furedi, author of Culture of Fear, Politics of Fear, and many other books. Other keynote speakers to be announced.
Please send abstracts to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 10 November 2006. Send your one-paragraph abstract in an email, as well as in an attachment in Word with a .doc suffix, and note your institutional affiliation and position.
Sponsored by the Program in American Studies, American Studies Graduate Student Association, JSR: Journal for the Study of Radicalism, College of Arts & Letters, Provost’s Office, Office of the Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies, and Matrix.
Prof. Ann Larabee and Prof. Arthur Versluis
235 Bessey Hall
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824 USA
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