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CfP: Freud After Derrida (University of Manitoba, 6-9 October 2010)

Mosaic, a journal for the interdisciplinary study of literature




October 6-9, 2010

The University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada




David Farrell Krell, Anthony Vidler, Samuel Weber, David Wills, Sarah Wood

Proposals are invited for presentations that engage Freud’s work as it continues to inform and provoke research and discussion across the disciplines (e. g., architecture, film, history, literature, philosophy, religion, science), and particularly, as it opens through and “after Derrida.” We welcome consideration of such topics as: temporality, space, technics, responsibility, animality, embodiment, memory, dream, writing, the uncanny, life, death, desire, repetition, law, sovereignty, sexuality, silence, mourning, testimony, the unconscious, repression, identity, family. 

Proposals should include the following: a title and an abstract of 450-500 words, author’s name, brief cv, institutional affiliation, complete contact information, and email address.  

Graduate students presenting a paper at the conference may be eligible for a travel grant. Those intending to apply for a travel grant should enclose a covering letter with their abstract detailing anticipated travel costs for the conference.

Deadline for submission of proposals: September 8, 2009.

For information, see the Mosaic website at: A conference website will be available (and linked to the Mosaic website) by summer 2009.

Electronic submissions preferred (Rich Text Format). Please direct enquiries and proposals to: Or, by regular mail, please send to:

Freud After Derrida Conference
c/o Dr. Dawne McCance, Editor
Mosaic, a journal for the interdisciplinary study of literature
University of Manitoba