Attending (to) the Party: Orientations and Simulacra of Public and Private Sites
We invite papers focusing on the following themes:
-Figuring decorum: alterations & presentations of normalcy
-Simulacrum: masks, constructions & artifice
-Sites of (in)visibility: notions of exclusion and inclusion
-Block party: politics, affiliations, negotiating lines
Concordia University's English Literature Graduate Colloquium examines the dynamics of ‘party’, prompting dialogues from all gathering points: from the political to the bacchanal, from the physical to the philosophical. We invite graduate students to contribute to this interdisciplinary English Literature colloquium by submitting a 200-250 word abstract to firstname.lastname@example.org by February 10, 2011.