Dear colleagues, the deadline for the submission of abstract for the Conference
Cases and their Publics: Interdisciplinary and Transnational Perspectives
on the Case Study Genre;
University of Melbourne,
26th-28th, September 2011
has been extended to the 30th of April 2011. Please find below the Call for Papers
The interdisciplinary and transnational character of the case study genre has proved of enduring interest to all Western societies, particularly in relation to questions of the sexed self, sexual subjectivity and sexual pathologies.
This workshop will investigate the case study genre and its relationship to different publics and audiences, from patients to social reformers,from moral crusaders to literary audiences.
We are interested not only in how case studies were used to communicate the findings of individual researchers to other members of their academic disciplines - and beyond that, to broader publics - but also in how in turn case studies were used by a range of publics and audiences to refute and dispute academic knowledge.
In particular, we seek papers that engage with the case study as a site of interdisciplinary negotiations and transnational influences and transferences, including the ways in which larger historical and geopolitical forces such as war, migration, translation, and internationalization shaped the case study genre.
Professor Warwick Anderson, History, The University of Sydney
Professor Laura Doan, Cultural History and Sexuality Studies, University of Manchester, UK
Professor Nico Pethes, Modern German Literature, University of Bochum, Germany
Please submit abstracts to Jana Verhoeven firstname.lastname@example.org by the 30th of April 2011.
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