Jun 3, 2013

CfP: Conf: "Nostalgias. Visualising Longing", Margate, DL.15.06

Margate, Kent, UK, November 9 - 10, 2013
Deadline: Jun 15, 2013

Nostalgias: Visualising Longing
A two-day conference in the Winter Gardens Margate, UK

This peer-reviewed conference explores the multiple concepts of nostalgia and how longing manifests itself within contemporary culture. The conference aims to examine, analyse and interpret the complexities of nostalgia and nostalgic sensibilities within art, media and material culture. We invite submissions that consider how nostalgia is represented within the interdisciplinary range of art and media based practices (photography, moving image, sound, new media, fashion, fine art and design).

Possible topics:
- The impact of nostalgia on culture
- Vintage and commodification
- Longing for home; travel and memory
- Aesthetics of nostalgia
- Contemporary technologies
- Narrating nostalgia; fantasy and longing...

Deadline for abstracts: 15 June 2013

To submit a proposal for a paper please send an abstract (300-500 words), a 1-page CV, five key words and a short biographical note (100 words). Send to: submissions@ nostalgias. info

Download the full Call for Papers from http://www.nostalgi as.info