Call for papers for a Conference on TIME and TEMPORALITY in the Asian and European Modernity In India on 14-16 February 2019 +++ Deadline for submission of Abstracts: 18 June 2018 +++ Full Papers 31 Dec 2018 (www.efluniversity.ac.in) The Department of Germanic Studies, and the Department of English Literatures, EFL University, Hyderabad, India are organising a conference on Time and Temporalities in academic collaboration with the University of Vechta in the middle of February 2019.
Possible areas of interest include (but are not restricted to): Conceptions of Time in Various Cultures (eg., linear/ cyclic, utopian / dystopian notions of time, astrological beliefs as cultural practice) Time, Consciousness and Experiece: (eg. subjective /objective, limited / limitless time, Mnemonics, altered perceptions of time, dreams, visions, hallucinations) Artistic / Literary Representations of Time: (eg., Literature, Fine arts, sculpture, film and music, Chronotopes, Fictional time and autobiographical time, 'narrated time' and 'time of narration', innovations, combinations, permutations) Time in Language and Pedagogy: (eg., tense structures in different languages and assumptions of time in the teaching of foreign languages) Time in the Age of Globalisation: (eg., Hybrid notions of time and temporality, 24 hour News etc.) Time, Temporality and the Hard Sciences: (eg., Interdisciplinary understanding of time, Geriatric and Medical care, Physics) Time and History: (eg., textual memories and memorial texts called history, Museology) Religions, World Views and Temporality: (eg., religious notions of time)
Kindly indicate the rubric under which you prefer your paper to be organised.
The prospective presenters are requested to send their abstracts of not more than 200 words by 18th June, 2018 in German or English, with a bionote, keywords and preferred rubrics. The scientific committee of the conference will review the abstracts based on their uniqueness and strength of arguments. Presenters will be notified of the acceptance of their abstracts in the first week of July.
Send abstracts in German to Prof. Dr. Burghart Schmidt Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Abstracts in English to be sent to: email@example.com