CFP: Derrida Today

Submission deadline: November 21, 2011

Conference date(s):
July 11, 2012 - July 14, 2012

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Conference Venue:

University of California, Irvine
Irvine, United States

Topic areas


The Derrida Today Conference will focus on the ongoing value of Derrida’s work to the political-ethical, cultural, artistic and public debates and philosophical futures that confront us.

The conference will be broadly interdisciplinary and invites contributions from a range of academic, disciplinary and cultural contexts. We will accept papers and panel proposals on any aspect of Derrida’s work or deconstruction in relation to various topics and contemporary issues, such as: philosophy, phenomenology and other theoretical/philosophical thinkers, literature, psychoanalysis, architecture and design, law, film and visual studies, haptic technologies, photography, art, music, dance, embodiment, feminism, race and whiteness studies, politics, ethics, sociology, cultural studies, queer theory, sexuality, education, science (physics, biology, medicine, chemistry), IT and multimedia, technology, etc.


Individual Participants: submit 300 word abstract for a 20 minute paper. Please include a personal bio (no more than 200 words), affiliation and contact details. 

Panel Proposals: Panels will consist of 3 papers of 20 minutes delivery and 10 minutes discussion time each. Panel organizers should submit an overall panel proposal of 100 -200 words, plus individual abstracts of 300 words for each paper, along with personal bios and contact details (email, address and phone), and their university affiliation, of each member, including the organiser, of the panel. 

Due Date for Abstracts and Panel Proposals:  21st November 2011        
Individual Abstracts & Panel Proposals should be sent as an attachment to: 
[email protected]

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