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No Sense Of Discipline: An International Conference on Interdisciplinarity
Brisbane, June 2001

No Sense Of Discipline: 
An International Conference on Interdisciplinarity

The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

Monday and Tuesday, 11 and 12 June, 2001

Confirmed plenary speakers: 
Professor Sander Gilman, University of Chicago
Professor Linda Hutcheon,  University of Toronto
Professor Michael Hutcheon, University of Toronto
Professor Helen Tiffin, University of Queensland.

This is the first of a series of biennial conferences to alternate between the
University of Queensland and the University of Toronto.

Our focus is the testing of the borders between LITERATURE and/or MEDICINE and/or
MUSIC, but we are equally interested in papers that consider ways in which any of
these disciplines intersects with and illuminates a further discipline --
architecture, art history, classical studies, cultural studies, environmental
studies, geography, history, law, media studies, philosophy, psychology, or urban
studies, for example.  We encourage the crossing of period as well as disciplinary

Participants are invited to address their own particular and current
interdisciplinary interest/s, or to critique methodologies and theories of

There will be three plenary meetings, accompanied by a number of panels that will
consist of three papers of twenty minutes each, with fifteen minutes' question

We invite proposals for twenty-minute papers, or for panels of three papers.  
Abstracts of 250 words should reach us by email or mail on or before January 30,

For further information, please contact 

Dr Judith Seaboyer and 
Dr Jo Robertson 

Department of English
University of Queensland
St Lucia, Brisbane
Queensland 4072

Ph:  +61 7 3365 2135 or  +61 7 3365 2976
FAX:  +61 7 3365 2799