The call for papers is now open for the 14th annual Limina conference, which will be held at the University of Western Australia on 18-19 July 2019. The theme of this interdisciplinary conference is ‘HUMANIFESTO: Dissecting the Human Experience’. 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 31 March, 2019.