Call for Papers 2013

London Conference in Critical Thought 2013

Royal Holloway, University of London

6-7 June 2013

Call for Papers

The second annual London Conference in Critical Thought (LCCT) will offer a space for an interdisciplinary exchange of ideas for scholars who work with critical traditions and concerns. It aims to provide opportunities for those who frequently find themselves at the margins of their department or discipline to engage with other scholars who share theoretical approaches and interests. Participation is free (though registration is required).

The conference is divided into thematic streams, each coordinated by different researchers and with separate calls for papers, included in this document. We welcome paper proposals that respond to the particular streams below, as well as papers for inclusion in a general stream.

Touching on broad themes – including the relevance of historical theories today, responses to the crisis, the body, subjectivities, and praxis and action – these streams provide the impetus for new points of dialogue. Central to the vision of the conference is an inter-institutional, non-hierarchal, and accessible event that makes a particular effort to embrace emergent thought and the participation of emerging academics, fostering new avenues for critically orientated scholarship and collaboration.

Concerning BodiesFutures of Deconstruction

Pragmatism and Political Criticism

Feedback Loops of Feminist Thought and Activism

Beyond Identity and Critique

Spinozan Politics

The Soul at Work and in Debt

New Sensibilities in the Everyday

Sociocultural Criticism After Lehman Brothers

Critical Theory and PsychoanalysisCritique, Action, Ethics

On Representation/Non-representation

The New Amateur

New Materialisms

Three Questions for the Emancipation

of Latin America

Jean-Luc Nancy in Fragments

Higher Education in Crisis

Please send papers/presentations proposals with the relevant stream indicated in the subject line to londoncriticalconference@gmail.com. Submissions should be no more than 250 words and be received by the 25th March 2013.

A full call for papers with details of the streams can be found here: LCCT 2013 Call for Papers

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