Cutting Edge 2014: Culture, Identity, Representation

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.

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