The Centre for the Study of Theory and Criticism at the University of Western Ontario invites graduate students and artists to participate in an interdisciplinary conference entitled, The Artfulness of Play: Bridging Creative and Theoretical Discourses. The conference will take place between Friday, September 25th, and Sunday, September 27th, 2009. We are particularly interested in proposals which engage our topic in relation to Politics, Aesthetics, and Psychoanalysis, although applicants need not be limited by this suggestion.
We are accepting proposals for: academic papers, panel topics (if submitting a panel suggestion, please provide 3 sub-topics for a single panel in addition to recommending 3 coinciding abstracts), artworks (visual and performance)and film (short and feature length). Artworks and films must be submitted digitally, along with a description of the work.
Abstract submissions of 150 – 200 words due May 15th, 2009. Presentations will be approximately 20 minutes in length, and participants will be notified by June 5th, 2009. Please send abstracts, along with your name, e-mail address, institution and phone number to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Compact disks for film and visual art proposals may be sent to conference organizers c/o Melanie Caldwell-Clark, Centre for the Study of Theory and Criticism, University of Western Ontario, Somerville House, Rm. 2345A, London, Ontario N6A 3K7
Theory Conference 2009 c/o Melanie Caldwell-Clark
Centre for the Study of Theory and Criticism
University of Western Ontario
Somerville House, Room 2345A
N6A 3K7 Email: email@example.com
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