The students of the Department of Comparative Literature at the Graduate Center, CUNY, present the third annual interdisciplinary conference on literary and critical theory to be held Friday, March 28, 2014. This conference is being given in celebration of the launch of the Graduate Center’s Certificate for Critical Theory, dedicated to the study of literary and critical theory.
This conference aims to explore and interrogate questions regarding the effects of conceptualizations of Mind, from the psychological to the metaphysical, on perception, expression, and selfhood. Specifically, it will focus on cognitive interactions between subject and object and aesthetic representations of these interactions, as well as the influence that these questions, interactions, and representations have had on literary and critical theory.We invite papers from all disciplines centering upon any individual theorist, period, or school of critical theory that explore questions of perception, reasoning, and its ethics and aesthetics, as well as the effects that these have on self-fashioning, especially as they pertain to literary and critical theory.
For more information, please contact us at GCCompLitConf@gmail.com.
View the event poster.