Censorship and the Response to It
|CALL FOR PAPERS!|
|Monday, 11 July 2011 14:32|
"Drawing the Line(s): Censorship and Cultural Practices” is the 47th Annual Comparative Literature Conference, an interdisciplinary gathering of scholars, artists, and practitioners from all walks of the arts and the academy, that aims to consider censorship in a broad scale across time periods, disciplines and languages. It seeks to examine literature, images, visual objects and mechanisms, the political and social events from diverse cultures, across national boundaries, and within global contexts.
Among the questions to be explored are: * Banned Books and book burning * Censorship in ancient Greek Drama * Censorship and art * Censorship and museums * Censorship, Sexuality and the Body * Censorship and Surveillance * Censorship and Visual representations * Early Roman conceptions of censorship * Early Modern printing press * Early Modern regimes and citizenship * Exploitation, Discrimination and Regulation * Feminism and Censorship * Government versus Inquisitions * Imagined Communities and Censorship * Literary representations of censorship * New World Discoveries and Suppression * Queer Studies and Censorship * Religious persecutions * Revolution and Censorship * Silence and the spoken and written words