“Call For Papers: ‘Paraspaces’ – CSCL Graduate Student Conference at Stony Brook Manhattan”

Call for Papers

7th Annual Graduate Student Conference
Stony Brook University, State University of New York (SUNY), Manhattan Campus

Department of Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature

Submission Deadline: September 1st, 2016

PARASPACES

Keynote: McKenzie Wark (The New School)

Saturday, 29 October 2016, 11am-7pm, Stony Brook Manhattan Campus

The Department of Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature is seeking paper presentations and panel proposals from scholars in the humanities and social sciences that consider the existence and effects of paraspaces in a range of discourses, including but not limited to literary narratives, graphic narratives, historical and current events, film and television productions, video games, and other digital media.   

Presentation and panel topics might consider paraspaces in connection with:

Aesthetics
Afrofuturisms
The Anthropocene
Articulation Theory and Practice
Cosmopolitanism
(Dis)ability and (Dis)embodiment
Digitality
Economics
Embodiment
Fandom and Reception Theory
Feminist Theory/Practice
Global and Local Politics
Heterotopias and “Spaces Otherwise”
Indigeneity
Materialism(s)
Nationhood and Transnationalism
Normativity
Queer Identities
Safe Spaces
Temporality
Textuality
Translation

Submission Guidelines: To propose a 20-minute presentation or full panel, please submit an abstract of no more than 250 words as a Word document to catgradconf[at]gmail.com. Include your name, contact information, and university affiliation in your email and your abstract heading.

Deadline for Submission: 1 September 2016.

Invitations to participate will be issued by 12 September 2016

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