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In the next few decades, psychoanalysis sought to make sense of the trivial, thinkers inquired into the status of the mass-produced object, and the rise of feminist and Labour movements posed the prosaic and essential question of material comforts.
Modernist art and literature focused on the mundane, as emblematized by the everyday object, which now crystallized our changing relation to the world.
Papers could examine the claim that the poetry and prose, the visual and performing arts, and the music of the Modernist era accounted for a shift in object relations with an intensity of observation in proportion with the changes which so profoundly affected the experience of living in industrial times.
This SEM conference invites English-language contributions that cover the widest range of reflections on Modernist objects. Topics may include, but are not restricted to: They treat aging no longer as a characteristic of the human experience, but as a curable disease that can be countered via damage repair processes.
At the same time, tech companies are also able to digitally replicate personalities through mass data capture.
Some futurists fantasize about mind uploading whereby the self is transferred to a computer. Whether or not we will actually be able to create eternal life on earth will remain to be seen, but its prospect poses a plethora of new questions. This conference focuses on the relationship between immortality and human memory, and explores the implications for conceptualisation of memory when humans no longer have a definite expiry date.
We invite proposals for minute speculative presentations, position papers or creative contributions. Questions that could be considered could include, but are not limited to, the following: What new types of memory are generated when the self is not located in a body but in a computer or robot?
If we live forever, will this weaken our ability to remember? How does immortality affect processes of forgetting?
How does the current obsession with longevity impact upon legal issues such as inheritance? How does immortality impact on concepts such as the reminiscence bump, Flash Bulb Memory, and information overload?
What would impact of the unlimited acquisition of skills and knowledge be on the fallibility of memory? How will the role of memory in shaping the self change in the light of immortality? What new temporalities does the prospect of immortality afford memory?
What are the implications of immortality on traditional, human-shaped Aristotelian poetics and religious narratives? What new complexities are emerging for the shaping of memory of the self biological and virtual memories?
When submitting a proposal, please include a title; an abstract of ca. Proposals can be sent to: Accommodation can be booked via the University of Wolverhampton conferencing website: We will accept contributions on a rolling basis, with a final acceptance notice by Monday 4 June, Scott Hames University of Stirling Dr.
If writers in the s placed Scotland on the map, the new millennium ushered in a variety of works of fiction that contributed to the expansion of that map and to an integration of notions that shift the focus from the national to that of an examination of Scotland in a context that foregrounds the post-national and the cosmopolitan.
Bell, starting from the theoretical thinking of Richard Kearney, contends that a European identity is developing because of the way power is restructured at a European level, with the emergence of countries as super-nation-states, which are gradually prevailing over nation states.
This analysis, Neubauer insists, applies to both macro-economic issues and to culture and the arts: Berthold Schoene resorts to the concept of cosmopolitanism to describe this shift in recent Scottish literature: Interrogating artistic borders, they interrogate the national idea.
Participants will for instance address the following issues: Globalization vs regionalism in post-Brexit, pre-Indyref2 Scotland Scottish literature in times of change: January 31 Please send a word abstract for a minute presentation with a short biography to the three convenors Marie-Odile Pittin-Hedon marie-odile.
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