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Aesthetics, Politics, and Ethics in Fractured Times: ASPECT 2017 Graduate Conference

TBA

March 31, 2017 – April 1, 2017

Across disciplinary boundaries, the 2017 ASPECT graduate conference seeks to address articulations of aesthetics, politics, and ethics within contested temporalities. Graduate students of any level and irrespective of disciplinary affiliation are encouraged to submit abstracts of approximately 300 words based on papers that engage topics related to artistic, aesthetic, social, political, philosophical, cultural, theoretical, ethical, and critical concerns.


Trajectories of inquiry may include theoretical, critical, empirical, policy-oriented, and performative explorations of the conference theme. Particularly, we invite papers that engage issues of interdisciplinarity.

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Crisis and Transformation: Rethinking Knowledges, Histories, Identities, Technologies.



April 1, 2016 – April 2, 2016

Across disciplinary boundaries, the 2016 ASPECT graduate conference seeks to address crisis and transformation broadly defined. Graduate students of any level and irrespective of disciplinary affiliation are encouraged to submit abstracts of approximately 300 words based on papers that engage topics related to artistic, social, political, philosophical, cultural, theoretical, ethical, and critical concerns.

Trajectories of inquiry may include theoretical, critical, empirical, policy-oriented, and performative explorations of crisis and/or transformation. Particularly, we invite papers that engage issues of interdisciplinarity. We also welcome papers that emphasize nontraditional, marginalized, or non-heteronormative perspectives related to the conference theme.

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Representations of Resistance

Virginia Tech - Squires Student Center, Newman Library

Blacksburg

March 20, 2015 – March 21, 2015

This conference aims to work across disciplinary boundaries to address representations of resistance broadly. Graduate students of any level and disciplinary affiliation are encouraged to give presentations that engage topics related to the artistic, social, political, philosophical, cultural, theoretical, economic and critical representations of resistance.

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