Limina are pleased to announce the call for papers for next year’s Limina conference, which will be held at the University of Western Australia on July 18-19th 2019. The theme of this interdisciplinary conference is ‘HUMANIFESTO: Dissecting the Human Experience’, and we invite submissions for 20-minute presentations for any topic relating to the intersection of the physical body and the expression of humanity.
Topics may include (but are not limited to):
– performing bodies / body as spectacle / body art
– social / cultural / political expectations
– identity: race, religion, gender, age, sexuality
– augmented reality / artificial intelligence / genetic manipulation
– rights and rituals / funerary practices
– dysmorphia / alienation
– unembodiment / ghosts / haunting / manifestations
– dehumanisation / othering / objectification
– medicine / public health
– sport / human achievement
Please send submissions with the subject line ‘Humanifesto 2019’ to firstname.lastname@example.org, including a title, abstract (200 words), and short biography (50 words) in a single document.
Deadline for submission is March 31, 2019.