The Cutting Edge 2014 Postgraduate Conference, to be held on 22 March 2014 at Edge Hill University, aims to address issues of culture, identity and representation against a backdrop of growing globalisation and the development of new media. Dr Julia Hallam (University of Liverpool) will deliver a keynote address.
Proposals for 15-minute papers are invited from postgraduate researchers, on topics including the following:
- Representations in media
- Cultural performance and identity
- The mediated image
- The politics and ethics of representation
- Mapping, culture and identity
- Historical representation and authenticity
- Gender, performance and identity
- Urban identity and culture
- Music, memory and self
- Race, culture and representation
- Identity and representation in Sport
- Animals, identity and representation
- Science, Representation and Society
Interested authors may send anonymous abstracts (200 words max) to cuttingedgeconference[at]gmail[dot]com by Friday 17th January 2014. The author’s name, email address and institutional affiliation, as well as a 50-word biography should be submitted on a separate page.