CFP: Between Bodies Conference


Two Day Conference, NUI Maynooth, Ireland
April 5th – 6th 2013

Plenaries: Professor Francis O’Gorman, Dr Vike Plock, Dr Moynagh Sullivan

This conference engages bodies and embodiment in literature and the humanities, seeking to survey the state of scholarship and future directions after over a decade of groundbreaking work.

We particularly welcome papers that consider the body in its liminality or interactions between bodies, and papers that consider the body in relation to Ireland. Topics may include, but are not limited to: Body, soul, intellect; Sickness, medicine and mortality; Emotion, affect, sensation; Animal bodies, nonhuman bodies;The political or legal body; The body and violence; Sexuality and imtimacy; Gendered bodies, racial bodies, disabled bodies. Please email 300 word proposals (or any further queries) to by the 1st November. We also welcome proposals for 3 paper panels.

Download the Between Bodies Flyer.

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