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Articulating Conflicts in Cultural Studies
Tucson, AZ, February 1998


C A L L F O R P A P E R S ARTICULATING CONFLICTS IN CULTURAL STUDIES: AGENCY, RESISTANCE, AND SOCIAL CHANGE (Incorporating the Third and Ever-Fabulous Sex and Scholarship Symposium) The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ February 26-28, 1998
Invited Guests: Philip Corrigan Annette Kolodny Symposium Speakers: Lauren Berlant Wendy Brown Wahneema Lubiano
Paper, workshop, and roundtable proposals are now being accepted for the first annual graduate student conference at the University of Arizona sponsored by the graduate students in the Program in Comparative Cultural and Literary Studies. The conference is co-sponsored by the Committee for Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual Studies and the Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual Graduate Student Committee. We are seeking papers and workshops utilizing a variety of interdisciplinary methodologies that examine various problems currently examined in cultural studies. Pre-constituted panel proposals are welcome. Possible topics might include, but are not limited to: intersections of sexuality, race, ethnicity, gender, class, ability, age, etc; how queer theory relates to cultural studies; narratives of globalization and post-Fordism; nationalisms and resistance; disciplined bodies; interactions of postmodernity and postcoloniality; theorizing as praxis; the institutionalization of cultural studies; Marx in the academy; literature, media, and material and pop culture as resistant strategies; coalitional politics in cultural studies; activism and/in/outside of the academy; bureaucracy and agency; technological bodies; borders, biomes, and regions; folklore, communities, and the university; graduate student unionization; politics of methodologies PLEASE SEND 250-WORD PROPOSALS BEFORE NOVEMBER 15, 1997 TO (in order of preference): 1) CONFERENCE WEBSITE: 2) EMAIL: OR 3) FAX: +1-(520) 626-8694 4) SNAIL MAIL: Jodi Kelber and Elise Marubbio, CCLS, 1239 N. Highland Ave., The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA INCLUDE NAME, UNIVERSITY/ORGANIZATIONAL AFFILIATION, EMAIL, MAILING ADDRESS, AND PHONE NUMBER ---------------------- Jodi I Kelber jodik@U.Arizona.EDU Co-President, Comparative Cultural & Literary Studies (CCLS) Graduate Student Union Co-chair, CCLS Graduate Student Conference