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London Conference in Critical Thought (LCCT) 2014

Members of the Contemporary Political Theory Research Group are involved in the organization of the third annual London Conference in Critical Thought (LCCT), to be held on 27-28 June and hosted by hosted by theCentre for Arts and Learning in the Department of Educational Studies, Goldsmiths College. Prof. Nathan Widder and Dr. Henry Somers-Hall are organizing the conference stream on 'How does One Think Difference?' and Dr. Michael Bacon is co-organizing (with Dr. Clayton Chin) the conference stream on 'Pragmatism and Critical Traditions'.

Full details can be found on the conference website at http://londoncritical.org/. The call for papers (deadline 10 March 2014) is below:

 

London Conference in Critical Thought 2014: Goldsmiths, University of London, 27-28 June 2014

Call for Papers

The third 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.

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-oriented scholarship and collaboration.

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. In addition, papers may be proposed as part of a general stream, i.e. with no specific stream in mind. Spanning a range of broad themes, these streams provide the impetus for new points of dialogue. Read the full call for papers at: LCCT 2014 Call for papers

  • Aesthetic Refusals: Oppositional Citizenship and Public Culture
  • Conceptions and Practices of Critical Pedagogy
  • Critical Approaches to Care Relationships
  • (Dis)orders of Migration
  • Dissenting Methods: Engaging Legacies of the Past, Defining Critical Futures
  • ‘entitled’
  • ‘everyday political’
  • How Does One Think Difference?
  • Legal Critique: Positions, Negotiations and Strategies
  • Moving Through the Intersection? Interrogating Categories and Postintersectional Politics
  • Philosophy and Critical Thought Inside and Outside The University
  • Pragmatism and Critical Traditions
  • Sounding the Counterfactual: Hyperstition and Audial Futurities
  • Strategies of Silence
  • Street Level: Towards a Critical Discourse on Urban Aesthetics
  • Subjects in Space(s): Navigating Multiplicity
  • The Critical Brain
  • The Human After Anthropocentrism? Life. Matter. Being.
  • Time Discipline
  • What is the Question of Critique? 

Please send paper/presentation proposals with the relevant stream indicated in the subject line to paper-subs@londoncritical.org.Submissions should be no more than 250 words and should be received by the 10th March 2014.

Participation is free (though registration will be required).

Contact us at inquiries@londoncritical.org.

   
 
 
 

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