Call for Entries: The Social Responsibility of Intellectuals: Limitations & Possibilities
Submissions might address the following topics (other topics welcome):
- social role of education/ academia/ academics
- critical university studies/ neoliberal college/ financialization of education
- education in economic/ political/ environmental crises
- history/ present state of humanities/ arts/ social science education
- activism/ movement building/ organizing/ community/ social change
- writing/ publishing/ audience/ accessibility
- relation of theory to praxis/ restorative practices
- visions for new education systems, pedagogical techniques, political engagement
- rethinking the goal(s) of (higher) education and educators
Submissions from any discipline are welcome, particularly the humanities, arts, and social sciences, but interests lay in perspectives from natural sciences, and applied/ occupational fields. The conference will include presentations of creative writing, music, and/or performance art, to punctuate the talks/ panels.
To propose a 20-minute presentation or full panel, please submit an abstract of no more than 250 words as a Word document to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include your name, contact information, and university affiliation in your email and your abstract heading.
Deadline for Submission: January 15, 2018
Invitations to participate will be issued by January 25, 2018. Participants will be offered complimentary accommodations subject to availability. More information at socialresponsibilityconference2018.weebly.com.
The Social Responsibility of Intellectuals: Limitations & Possibilities
Stony Brook University Cultural Studies & Comparative Literature Graduate Conference
in partnership with Minorities and Philosophy (MAP) at The New School for Social Research
March 3, 2018 @ The New School, NYC