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Censorship: Phenomenology, Representation, Contexts
Newcastle upon Tyne, September 2000

Call for Papers


University of Newcastle upon Tyne
7 - 9 September 2000

The German Department of the University of Newcastle will be organizing an
international and interdisciplinary conference on censorship. 

Papers are invited on the relationship of censorship to literature, film,
art, and music, as well as contributions on the legal, sociological,
historical, political, psychological, and philosophical aspects of
censorship. Papers of a comparative nature are also welcome. The
conference will focus on three main areas: 

1. The Phenomenology of Censorship: Definitions, Typologies, and Practices
2. Censorship and Representation 
3. Social, Political, and Historical Contexts

Proposals for 30-minute papers including a one-page abstract should be
submitted by 1 MARCH 2000. A selection of the papers will be published.
Papers may be either in English or in German. 

For further information as well as the registration form, see the
conference homepage at

Please address proposals and queries to:
Dr. Beate Mueller
School of Modern Languages
University of Newcastle
Old Library Building
Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU
Tel.: +44-(0)191/2227512
Fax:  +44-(0)191/2225442

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