Call for Papers: CSSA Humanities and Social Justice Graduate Symposium

Sep 28, 2016

Florida Atlantic University
Comparative Studies Student Association
Call for Papers
Humanities and Social Justice
Graduate Symposium
February 23-24, 2017

The Comparative Studies Student Association (CSSA) at Florida Atlantic University invites academic submissions for our 2017 Humanities and Social Justice Graduate Symposium in Boca Raton, FL.


Our 2017 Symposium will focus on the intersection of the humanities and social justice, and will take place in conjunction with the visit of distinguished professor emerita and renowned activist Angela Davis to our campus. Continuing our program’s tradition of interdisciplinarity, and taking into consideration the many ways in which the humanities can speak to our current cultural climate, our symposium welcomes submissions dealing with the convergence of various aspects of society, including, but not limited to, the following topics:
The Prison Industrial Complex/Marginalized Groups/Civil Rights and Activism/History/Media and Communication/Race Studies/ Social Work/Religion/Theology/Theater/Art/Dance/Public Health/ Environmental Studies/Sociology and Anthropology/Education/
Psychology/ Entertainment/Gender Studies/Queer Theory/ Disability Studies/Monstrosity/Game Studies/Popular Culture/ Linguistics/Business/Film/Affect Theory/ Journalism /Memoir and Testimony/Photography/ Mythology and Myth-Making/Folk and Oral Narratives/Speculative Fictions/Science Fiction & Fantasy/
Horror/Genre Studies/Global Studies/International Affairs

DEADLINE: FAU Graduate Students interested in presenting or proposing a panel should submit a 300-word proposal to by November 30th, 2016.

Please include paper title and keywords.

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