Conference Theme: Carnival; Merriment, Mayhem and Masquerade
Conference Date: Saturday, April 3, 2010
Submission Deadline for Abstracts: Friday, February 19th , 2010
Abstracts for 20 minute papers are welcome.
From Brazil to Venice, from the ancient forum to Bourbon Street, festival time ushers in a period of merriment and mayhem. Often during these periods of celebration normal social codes are suspended or reversed. What are the important roles that these festivals play within a culture and how does their universality among cultures speak to the human condition?
1. Abstracts and papers must be in English.
2. Abstracts must not exceed 200 words.
3. Abstracts must contain the following information: name of presenter, affiliation and status, mailing address, e-mail address, title of paper.
4. Presentation time limit 20 minutes (8 page maximum).
Wayne State University
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