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Call for Papers: The World and World-Making in Contemporary Art: Connectivities and Differences

Date: Thursday, 11 August 2011 – 8:30am – Saturday, 13 August 2011 – 5:00pm
Venue: Sir Roland Wilson Building, ANU

*Note the session on Indigenous World-Making in Art*

This international conference coincides with the Humanities Research Centre’s theme for 2011 on ‘The World and World-Making in the Humanities and the Arts’. It complements two further HRC conferences in 2011 on World Literature and World History.

The conference will explore a number of key issues in art discourses today and also address a central concern of the HRC’s theme in invoking the idea of world-making beyond cultural divides and instead, speaking ‘to a domain of human connectivity’.   We seek to explore the significance of connectivities and differences in the field of art: its practices, histories, institutions, inclusions and exclusions, ethical concerns and theoretical and methodological approaches under the overarching theme of ‘the World and World-Making’. Continue reading