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Visual Intersections 5

Durham (UK)
Organization: Durham University
Categories: Postcolonial, Digital Humanities, American, Hispanic & Latino, Comparative, Interdisciplinary, British, Genre & Form, Popular Culture, Gender & Sexuality, Women's Studies, World Literatures, African-American, Colonial, Revolution & Early National, Transcendentalists, 1865-1914, 20th & 21st Century, Medieval, Early Modern & Renaissance, Long 18th Century, Romantics, Victorian, 20th & 21st Century, Adventure & Travel Writing, Children's Literature, Comics & Graphic Novels, Drama, Narratology, Poetry, Aesthetics, Anthropology/Sociology, Classical Studies, Cultural Studies, Environmental Studies, Film, TV, & Media, Food Studies, History, Philosophy, African & African Diasporas, Asian & Asian Diasporas, Australian Literature, Canadian Literature, Caribbean & Caribbean Diasporas, Indian Subcontinent, Eastern European, Mediterranean, Middle East, Native American, Scandinavian, Pacific Literature, Science, Engineering
Event Date: 2020-07-06 to 2020-07-08 Abstract Due: 2020-02-28

Visual Intersections 5

6-8of July 2020

Durham, United Kingdom

The fifth in a series of summer schools brings scholars together to explore the interdisciplinary nature of visual culture and exchange current ideas and approaches in the field. We welcome both scholarly and creative submissions from researchers working in a wide range of disciplines, including art, history, anthropology, philosophy, archaeology, linguistics, computer science, natural and social sciences, among others. We invite applicants to submit their abstracts to the specific panels:

  • (Audio)Visual Methods in Humanities & the Social Sciences
  • Curation and Representation
  • Landscapes and Experiences
  • Visual and Material Evidence in Historical Practice
  • Visual Culture in Sciences and Technology

We welcome proposals for short contributions in the form of presentations, demonstrations or performance. Speakers will be allocated 20minutes, followed by 10 minutes for discussion. We would also welcome proposals for sessions in a workshop format of up to 1 hour. The summer school provides an open and welcoming intellectual space in which postgraduate and early career researchers can explore current issues in visual culture. The talks will be complemented by plenary lectures and workshops aimed at enhancing visual research methodology skills. The event will also include a tour of Durham Castle, and a drinks reception.

Application process: The closing date for proposals is 28/02/2020.

Please submit:

  • an abstract of no more than 250 words, including 5 keywords
  • please, specify which panel you have chosen
  • one-page CV 

Submissions and queries should be directed to visualintersections@gmail.com. Only one paper proposal submission is allowed per person. Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their submission via e-mail. For more information on the Centre for Visual Arts and Culture, please refer to our website https://www.dur.ac.uk/cvac



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