CFP: MGSA Symposium 2013
November 14-16, 2013 at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana
Hosted by the Modern Greek Program and West European Studies at Indiana University
Organized by The Modern Greek Studies Association Executive Board and the MGSA 2013 Local Arrangements and Program Committees.
The MGSA 2013 Program Committee is now calling for the submission of abstracts for 20-minute individual papers, for panels of up to four 20-minute papers, and for special sessions on Greek, Greeks, Greece and Cyprus, and ideas of the Greek in modern times. The PC also invites submission of detailed plans for special sessions (roundtables, workshop, or luncheon brainstorming sessions) on pedagogical, practical, and theoretical matters in Modern Greek Studies.
All submissions will be made ELECTRONICALLY through the MGSA 2013 Symposium website. The PC will not be able to accept any other means of submission.
Approaches are welcome from all disciplines in the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Arts and from interdisciplinary fields including those studying the digital media, gender, performance, translation, museums, classical receptions, Europe, Cyprus, immigration and diaspora, postcoloniality, cities, and the institutions of the state. The Committee encourages comparative perspectives.
Suggested topics of special interest are:
- 40 years after the Polytechneio
- Migration and citizenship
- Gender relations and the politics of sexuality
- Historical culture and social memory
- Pedagogy and curriculum development
- Teaching Greek as a foreign language: linguistic and other approaches
- Material culture, museums and heritage
- Crisis and critique
- Cultural circulation, exchange, and change
- Spaces of intellectual fertilization in and out of Greece
- Transnational communities
- Greek literature and arts in national and post-national contexts
- Greece, Greeks, Cyprus in the arts or media today
- New economies of labor
- Cypriot and other identities
- Greek studies and the critical vocation
Graduate Student / recent (unemployed) PhD Grants:
A fund is available to defray costs for graduate students and recent unemployed PhDs presenting papers. The financial support will be near $300 but is contingent on timely registration and application for funds with documentation of status. Other presenters are expected to cover their own expenses.
Program Contact Information
Questions may be submitted with this form
or addressed to: Prof. Victor Papacosma, MGSA Executive Director (email@example.com).