The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 19.0649 Tuesday, 18 November 2008
Date: Tuesday, 18 Nov 2008 13:25:53 +0000
Subject: Compass Interdisciplinary Virtual Conference - Call for Papers
CALL FOR PAPERS
Blackwell Compass Interdisciplinary Virtual Conference: "Breaking Down Barriers"
19-30 October 2009
Join the largest online meeting of minds in the social sciences and humanities
Location: ONLINE | Free registration
ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 1 JANUARY 2009
Registration Is Free! To register visit
The first Compass online conference aims to help break academic boundaries -
within and between disciplines, between theory and practice, approaches and
methodologies - by providing a space for multi and cross disciplinary review on
the theme of Breaking Down Barriers.
Abstracts are invited for survey/review papers from the disciplines of History,
Literature, Philosophy, Religion, Geography, Linguistics, Sociology, and Social
Psychology. In particular, we welcome papers that explore the issues of
Paradigms | Borders | The Environment | Communication | Justice and Human Rights
Key note Speakers include:
PROFESSOR ROGER GRIFFIN - Oxford Brookes University (History/Politics)
PROFESSOR DAVID CRYSTAL - University of Wales, Bangor (Language/Linguistics)
DR ROY BAUMEISTER - Florida State University (Social Psychology)
PROFESSOR PETER LUDLOW - Northwestern University (Philosophy)
DR EILEEN JOY - Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (Literature)
PROFESSOR MARK MACKLIN - University of Wales, Aberystwyth (Physical Geography)
- Abstract submission deadline: 1 January 2009
- An Abstract submission template is available at
http://www.blackwell-compass.com/home_conference. Send your abstracts to
- Papers will be peer-reviewed. Each accepted paper will receive two formal
commentaries plus comments from attendees and will be published in one of the
Compass journals. Preference will be given to papers which hold interest for
more than one discipline.
For more information on the conference and instructions for authors visit
For more information on the Compass journals visit
if you have any queries regarding this event.
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