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Call for Proposals: International Conference “Youth and/in Literature & Society”
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The Centre for English, Translation and Anglo-Portuguese Studies (CETAPS) and the Centre for Sociological Studies (CESNOVA) of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities of the New University of Lisbon will organise the interdisciplinary International Conference Youth in/and Literature & Society, in Lisbon (9-11 July 2014).

1/30/2014
When: 1/30/2014
Where: FCSH/NOVA (New University of Lisbon)
Lisbon
Portugal

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International Conference "Youth and/in Literature & Society”

Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
New University of Lisbon

CESNOVA/CETAPS
Lisbon (Portugal)
9-11 July 2014
Venue: FCSH/NOVA (New University of Lisbon)

The Centre for English, Translation and Anglo-Portuguese Studies (CETAPS) and the Centre for Sociological Studies (CESNOVA) of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities of the New University of Lisbon will organise the interdisciplinary International Conference Youth in/and Literature & Society, in Lisbon (9-11 July 2014).

Working languages: Portuguese, English, Spanish. No translation will be provided.

We will privilege comparative and transdisciplinary approaches. Potential contributors are invited to submit a 300 word abstract on themes related to any of the following conference tracks:

Child/Adolescence/Youth Studies

Childhood, adolescence and youth portrayed in literature and in art

From the Odyssey to the Grand Tour and post-modern Bildungsroman and cinema: youth and travel writing

Literary representations of informal and formal Education

Planning and evaluating youth work

Self-portraits of the Self as a young person

Scientific narratives about youth

Social, cultural, technological and economical youth fashions, practices and problems

Urban and rural youth (sub)cultures

Voluntary work in the European context

Working with and for young people

Young writers and artists

Youth and:
(auto)biographical writing
emigration/diaspora
entertainment
ethnic minorities
gender
human rights
internet
language (slang, jargon(s), texting)
law
marketing and publicity
new technologies
politics/policies
racism
religion
sexuality
social networks
sports
unemployment
xenophobia
work

Youth work in Europe and its contemporary challenges:

Youth work in the Anglophone and Lusophone worlds (comparative approaches)

Youth in colonial and post-colonial societies

Youth in/and Social Sciences

Youth in History/History of Youth


Papers and panels on the above themes are invited. However, papers/panels on other subjects related to the above topics will also be considered. Participants will be held to a twenty minute presentation limit.
Please submit an abstract or a full paper (MLA style) and a bio note, by January 30, 2014, to:

Rogério Miguel Puga

1) rogerio_puga@hotmail.com and
2) youthconference2014@hotmail.com

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