CFP: Literature, Politics, and Aesthetics: The Production of Knowledge and the Future of the University

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A great conference that I attended last year:

The Sixth Annual Comparative Literature Graduate Conference Binghamton University (SUNY) Literature, Politics, and Aesthetics: The Production of Knowledge and the Future of the University March 8th-9th, 2013

Keynote: Dr. Alberto Moreiras

Neoliberal policies have restructured the university, disciplinary knowledge, and the disciplines themselves. With the formation of the ‘for-profit’ university, profit-bearing disciplines are valorized, student loans increase drastically, and humanities departments are pressured to redefine themselves in the face of intrusive economic demands. But where does this leave the humanities? What is the status of knowledge production given economic deregulation and privatization shaping the present and future of the university? Continue reading “CFP: Literature, Politics, and Aesthetics: The Production of Knowledge and the Future of the University”