Submissions based on empirical data (archives, interviews, ethnographies, cultural productions in literature, cinema, TV series, comics, songs, etc.) and with a comparative or intersectional approach will be especially welcome.
Submissions may reflect one or several of the following sets of issues: The conference will take place at the universities of Paris-Est Créteil and Paris-Dauphine, France, on June 3rd–5th, 2019.
The conference aims to look beyond this particular case in order to address the reception and influence of Stonewall in other national contexts, and the circulation, translation, importation, reappropriations, and sometimes rejection of LGBTQ communitarian practices and cultural models that originate in the United States. Does Stonewall’s notoriety “colonize” the memory of movements born outside the United States?
Does it invisibilize or even destabilize different forms of identification and resistance?
The composition of these two committees was consequently modified.
The call for papers below was revised by the new organizing committee.
Contributions may include, but are not limited to, the following: International Conference on Arts and Humanities is an event organized by the International Centre for Studies of Arts and Humanities (ICSAH) and the Dante Alighieri Society Nicosia that aims to explore the topic of women who made history.
The conference will be held on 4-7 June 2019 at the University of Nicosia, Cyprus.
Organizing committee: Catherine Achin (Paris-Dauphine), Emmanuel Beaubatie (IRIS-EHESS, INED), Hugo Bouvard (Paris-Dauphine), Guillaume Marche (Paris-Est Créteil), Lucie Prauthois (Paris-Dauphine), Antoine Servel (Paris-Est Créteil), Damien Trawale (URMIS).
Contact and information: This conference aims to bring together the political and aesthetic avant-gardes, with a particular focus on the transnational nature of contemporary radical film cultures.