8.0340 Conference: Culture is Ordinary (1/55)

Thu, 1 Dec 1994 09:08:03 EST

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 8, No. 0340. Thursday, 1 Dec 1994.

Date: Wed, 30 Nov 1994 22:15:21 -0500 (EST)
From: Jeff Lawrence Schwartz <jeffs@bgnet.bgsu.edu>
Subject: conference stuff (fwd)

Attn. Graduate Students:


"There is no document of civilization that is not
at the same time a document of barbarism. And just
as such a document is not free of barbarism, barbarism
taints also the manner in which it was transmitted
from one owner to another."
Walter Benjamin,

National Graduate Student Conference in Cultural Studies
21-22 April 1995
Bowling Green State University

Keynote address: Jane Caputi, Professor of American Studies,
University of New Mexico

Seeking papers for the following panels://Performance Art &
Censorship//Postmodern American Culture: Artistic Practices in the
Society of the Spectacle//Construction of Desire: Sex & the Body
Politic//Feminism Inc.: Incorporatiing Feminism into Hegemonic
Discourse//Architecture & Cultural Space//Popular Music & Critical
Theory//Meida & the Politics of Representation//Critical
Interrogations of Sport//Spectacularizing the Sixties//Intellectuals,
Ethics & Social Change//Distributed Selves, Virtual Communities:
Networking, Internetworking & Critique//The Machine in the
Garden: The Dialectical Interface of Homo Sapiens &the
Environment//Transcending Essential Violence: Women As
Warriors//Multiculturalism: Communicating the Concept

Send 250-word abstracts by December 16, 1994 to:

Graduate Student Conference
American Culture Studies, 211 Moseley Hall
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH 43403
(419) 372-2231 or (419) 353-5719

or email to:


Internet Users: Conference organizers are also planning distributed,
realtime sessions on the Internet, using (at least) MOO & IRC. If
you have a particular network project involving cultural studies
which you would like to have included in a virtual extension of the
conference, please send a brief proposal/explanation to Shawn P.
Wilbur (aka bookish) via email <swilbur@dad.bgsu.edu>.