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ECCS 2014 : The European Conference on Cultural Studies 2014


When Jul 24, 2014 - Jul 27, 2014
Where Brighton, UK
Submission Deadline Jun 1, 2014
Final Version Due Sep 1, 2014
Categories    cultural studies   sociology

Call For Papers

The European Conference on Cultural Studies invites academics and independent scholars from around the world to submit a proposal for presentation at the 2014 Conference in the form of an abstract.

ECCS 2014 encourages participants from a range of inter/disciplinary and theoretical perspectives, including but not limited to:

Cultural Studies
Critical Race Theory
Social Criticism
Queer Theory
Gender Studies / Feminist Theory
Black Feminism
Media Studies
Visual Culture
Cultural Geography
Cultural History
Political Theory
Critical Legal Studies
Political Philosophy
Linguistics, Language and Cultural Studies

The conference theme is “Borderlands of Becoming, Belonging and Sharing” and the organizers encourage submissions that approach this theme from a variety of perspectives. This theme can be explored in any way, but the following sub-themes have been suggested by the conference chair, and may provide some inspiration, as well as offer some direction to researchers.

Sub-themes: ECCS 2014 welcomes papers that focus on, but not limited to:

Trans-cultural displacement/belonging
Belonging and the intersections of gender, race, religion, sexuality
Seeking refuge, unruly belonging(s) and border politics
Trauma and joy of becoming and belonging
Communication, new technologies and belonging
Cultural narratives of belonging/not belonging
Cultural politics of survival/transgression
New imaginings/formations of home
Citizenship beyond borders
Multicultural exhaustion/renewal
Belonging in the anthropocene
Multiple and complex belongings
Re-locating culture across borders
Convivial cultures and the imagined communities
Creation of shared space(s) of multiple belongings

The submission of other topics for consideration is also welcome and we encourage sessions within and across a variety of related disciplines and fields.

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