Foucault Circle call for papers


The Foucault Circle has issued a call for papers for its 2008 conference: fc08callforpapers.pdf (pdf).

Full text of pdf below:

The eighth annual meeting of the
Foucault Circle
Earlham College
Richmond, IN, USA
February 15-17, 2008

Papers on any aspect of Foucault’s work, and studies, critiques,
and applications of Foucauldian thinking, are all welcome.

Please send a 1-2 page ABSTRACT of the paper, by e-mail.
Abstracts should be submitted to the program committee chair:
Dianna Taylor (
on or before Friday, November 16, 2007.

Please indicate “Foucault Circle submission” in the subject heading, and include the abstract as a “.doc” attachment to your message.

Program decisions will be announced by early December.
The meetings typically begin with an informal welcoming reception on Friday evening. There will be morning and afternoon paper sessions on Saturday, followed by dinner and a business meeting. The conference will conclude with paper sessions on Sunday morning. Each speaker will have approximately 35 minutes for paper presentation and discussion combined—papers should be a maximum of 3000 words (15-20 minutes, preferably 15).

Logistical information about lodging, transportation and other arrangements in Earlham, will be available in December 2007.

For more information about the Foucault Circle, please see our website:


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