CFPs in Renaissance Intellectual History

Twenty-fifth annual meeting of the Society for Utopian Studies


Source of Information: cfp@dept.english.upenn.edu 1999-12-02
Date of Event: 2000-10-19 to 22
Location of event: Vancouver, Canada
Deadline for abstracts etc.: 2000-05-15




CALL FOR PAPERS

SOCIETY FOR UTOPIAN STUDIES
Vancouver, B.C.
October 19-22, 2000

     The twenty-fifth annual meeting of the Society for Utopian Studies
will be held in Vancouver, British Columbia,  October 19-22, 2000.
Founded in 1975, the Society is an international, interdisciplinary
association devoted to the study of utopianism in all its forms, with a
particular emphasis on literary and experimental utopias.  Scholars
representing a wide variety of disciplines are active in the
association and approach utopian studies from such diverse backgrounds as
American Studies, Architecture, the Arts, Classics, Cultural Studies,
Economics, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Gender Studies, History,
Languages and Literatures,  Philosophy, Political Science,
Psychology,Sociology and Urban Planning. The Society publishes the journal
Utopian Studies and a newsletter, Utopus Discovered, which contains
information about upcoming conferences and workshops, and a bibliography of
recent publications in the field.

 The Society's annual meetings provide an ideal venue for intellectual
interchange in a cooperative, non-competitive, congenial, and convivial
environment. At each meeting the Society  presents the Arthur O. Lewis 
Award for the best paper by a junior scholar given at the previous annual 
meeting and the Eugenio Battisti Award for the best article in each volume 
of Utopian Studies. Membership in the Society includes announcements 
regarding the annual meeting, Utopian Studies, and Utopus Discovered. Dues 
are +ACQ-45.00 for regular membership, +ACQ-20.00 for students, retired and 
unemployed.    One can become a Sponsor for +ACQ-100, a Benefactor for 
+ACQ-200 or a Patron for +ACQ-300. For more information, see our website at 
www.utoronto.ca/utopia.

If you wish to organize a panel or present a paper,  submit a 1-2 page
abstract by May 15, 2000  to the  Program Chair:
Nancy Sloan Goldberg
Dept. of Foreign Languages and Literatures +ACM-79
Middle Tennessee State U.
Murfreesboro, TN   37132
e-mail:  goldberg+AEA-mtsu.edu
phone:   615/898-2281
fax: 615-898-5735

For information about registration, travel and accommodations, please
contact the Local Arrangements Chair:
Andrea Anderson
e-mail:   akanderson77+AEA-hotmail.com
phone:   0652-222-0932  (in Korea)