Dystopia: Call for papers of the 9th Congress on Art, Literature and Alternative Culture

Publicado el 22 abril 2020 en Bases Convocatorias SGM, Destacados, Sin categoría

Dystopia: Call for papers of the 9th Congress on Art, Literature and Alternative Culture

IN ITS NINTH EDITION THE CONGRESS ON ART, LITERATURE AND ALTERNATIVE CULTURE IS DEDICATED TO DYSTOPIA. (Convocatoria en castellano)

The ninth congress dedicated to dystopia will take place on Wednesday 4-11, Thursday 5-11 and Friday 6-11  at Complutense University of Madrid (space to be confirmed).

You can participate as a speaker/communicator in person or online.

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It is organized jointly by the cultural associations Besarilia and Mentenebre in collaboration with the Vice-Deans of Students, and Library, Culture and Institutional Relations of the Faculty of Philology of the Complutense University, the Department of Philosophy and Letters of the Autonomous University of Madrid, and the University Carlos III of Madrid (University Institute of Gender Studies and Koré Group of Gender Studies)
The Congress is directed by: Marjorie Eljach (Professional in Literary Studies, and Master in Science of Information) and Pedro Ortega Ventureira (Phd in History of Art from the Autonomous University of Madrid); in collaboration with José Manuel Lucía Megías Phd (Vice-dean of Library, Culture and Institutional Relations of the Faculty of Philology of the UCM), Fernando Ángel Moreno Phd (Vice-dean of students in the Faculty of Philology of the UCM) and Miguel Salmerón Infante Phd (Professor of the Department of Philosophy of the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid).
The congress has a multidisciplinary character, with the participation of philosophers, historians, Hispanic, English and classical philologists, art historians, musicologists, psychologists and anthropologists, among others.

SOME OF THE TOPICS PROPOSED FOR SPEAKERS AND COMMUNICATORS AROUND DYSTOPIA IN LITERATURE, ART, CINEMA, MUSIC AND PLASTIC ARTS ARE THE FOLLOWING:

  • Dystopia vs utopia in literature and cinema
  • Dystopia in literature and cinema
  • Dystopian synchronies
  • Apocalypse and post-apocalypse
  • Dystopia in science fiction
  • Alienation and indoctrination
  • Dystopic terror
  • Dystopias from the 19th to the 21st century and their reflection in today’s reality
  • Dehumanization and fear: dystopian environments in the visual arts
  • Eugenics and exobiology
  • Dystopines
  • Spanish authors of dystopian fictions
  • New perspectives: dystopia in TV series
  • Dystopia and Gender Studies
  • Policy and ethics
  • The non-humans present in dystopian fiction
  • Graphic novel and dystopia
  • The multiverse as a resource for the creation of dystopian worlds

DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS: May 29, 2020

ANNOUNCEMENT OF SELECTED PROPOSALS: June 10, 2020

SUBMISSION OF PROPOSALS: besarilia@besarilia.org

REQUIREMENTS

Abstract (between 250 and 500 words)
Name
Degree or studies you are pursuing
Home University
ID/Passport
Phone
Email address
Mailing Addres

CONDITIONS FOR THOSE SELECTED 

Duration

  • Presentation/speakers: 30 minutes
  • Communications/reports: 15 minutes

Registration

The registration fee is due after the selection has been announced. You will be informed of the method of payment by e-mail:

  • Presentation/speakers: 40 euros
  • Communications/reports: 30 euros
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