CFP for 3rd Derrida Today Conference
Venue: University of California, Irvine, USA.
Date: 11th -13th July, 2012
Keynotes: Elisabeth Roudinesco (University of Paris VII – Denis Diderot), David Wills (University of Albany, SUNY), Penelope Deutscher (Northwestern University), Tom Cohen (University of Albany)
Due dates for Abstracts and Panel Proposals: 21st November 2011
Call for Papers:
The Derrida Today Conference will focus on the ongoing value of Derrida’s work to the political-ethical, cultural, artistic and public debates and philosophical futures that confront us.
The conference will be broadly interdisciplinary and invites contributions from a range of academic, disciplinary and cultural contexts. We will accept papers and panel proposals on any aspect of Derrida’s work or deconstruction in relation to various topics and contemporary issues, such as: philosophy, phenomenology and other theoretical/philosophical thinkers, literature, psychoanalysis, architecture and design, law, film and visual studies, haptic technologies, photography, art, music, dance, embodiment, feminism, race and whiteness studies, politics, ethics, sociology, cultural studies, queer theory, sexuality, education, science (physics, biology, medicine, chemistry), IT and multimedia, technology, etc.
The conference is based on the journal Derrida Today (Chief Editors: Nicole Anderson & Nick Mansfield, Reviews Editor: Martin McQuillan, Associate Editor: Simon Morgan Wortham. The journal is published by Edinburgh University Press, ISSN: 1754-8500).
EUP Journal Website: http://www.euppublishing.com/journal/drt
Derrida Today Journal email: firstname.lastname@example.org (Enquiries about the journal and submissions should be sent to this address ONLY)
NB: Information about the Conference, Registration, Keynotes, etc., as well as the Journal, can be found at The NEW Derrida Today Website (still under construction): http://derridatoday.mq.edu.au
In alphabetical order the Executive Conference Organising Committee include: Nicole Anderson (Macquarie University), Stephen Barker (University of California, Irvine), Nick Mansfield (Macquarie University), Martin McQuillan (Kingston University), Simon Morgan Wortham (Kingston University).
Individual Participants: submit 300 word abstract for a 20 minute paper. Please include a personal bio (no more than 200 words), affiliation and contact details.
Panel Proposals: Panels will consist of 3 papers of 20 minutes delivery and 10 minutes discussion time each. Panel organizers should submit an overall panel proposal of 100 -200 words, plus individual abstracts of 300 words for each paper, along with personal bios and contact details (email, address and phone), and their university affiliation, of each member, including the organiser, of the panel.
Due Date for Abstracts and Panel Proposals: 21st November 2011
Individual Abstracts & Panel Proposals should be sent as an attachment to: email@example.com All enquiries about the conference ONLY, to this email address.
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