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UnDisciplined Graduate Conference, 2019

Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Organization: Cultural Studies Program, Queen's University
Categories: Graduate Conference, Miscellaneous
Event Date: 2019-04-04 to 2019-04-06 Abstract Due: 2019-01-21

Call For Proposals

UnDisciplined Graduate Conference, 2019

4–6 April, 2019

Proposal Deadline: January 21st, 2019

Agnes Etherington Art Centre,

Queen’s University at Kingston / Katarokwi


When you expose a problem you pose a problem.

It might then be assumed that the problem would go away if you would just stop talking about it or if you went away.

-Sara Ahmed, Living a Feminist Life


UnDisciplined is a graduate student conference for scholars whose modes of inquiry

intersect the humanities, social sciences, sciences, technology, activism, and the arts. It

is a space for sharing scholarly, artistic, and/or activist work that theorizes or reveals

forces that shape human experiences. We invite scholars and artists whose work

breaks down conventional divisions between disciplines, academia and activism, as well

as theoretical critique and cultural production. As such, UnDisciplined brings together

researchers focused on areas and fields, rather than disciplines and traditions,

embracing research that poses problems and questions the disciplining of thought in



We invite submissions that transcend or crack disciplinary boundaries in theory and

method, abstraction and enactment, so as to challenge, transform and illuminate the

world around us. Thematically, thus, there are no restrictions to the range of topics that

could be presented by students. For our fifth annual conference, we are accepting

graduate work in the form of: scholarly presentations and papers, performances,

workshops, and creative research projects (i.e. research-creation, or practice-based



Applications are open until January 21st, 2019. Detailed instructions on how to apply

can be found at undisciplined.ca.


All questions should be directed to undisciplinedqueensu@gmail.com.


UnDisciplined 2019 will take place Thursday, April 4th to Saturday, April 6th at the

Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Queen’s University. Queen’s is situated on traditional

Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee Territory, in Kingston, Ontario / Katarokwi.