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Date: Sun, 22 May 1994 16:22:57 Conference Announcement
From: "Dr. K.N. Simms" <knsimmsliverpool.ac.uk>
Subject: Conference Announcement

 Announcing an International Conference at the University of Liverpool
 4th -5th July 1994

 * LINGUISTIC REPRESENTATIONS OF THE SUBJECT *

An interdisciplinary conference in the fields of linguistics, semiotics,
philosophy, psychoanalysis, and literary theory

 Over 50 speakers from Europe, North America and Asia

 Speakers include

 * MICHAEL HOEY * * JEAN-JACQUES LECERCLE *
 * JONATHAN REE * * THOMAS A. SEBEOK *

Registration with lunch: 60.00 pounds waged; 45.00 pounds unwaged
Registration with lunch, dinner, bed and breakfast: 100.00 pounds waged; 80.00
pounds unwaged

Programme and booking form available from:
Dr Gill Richardson, AELSU Co-Ordinator, Modern Languages Building, P.O. Box 147,
Liverpool L69 3BX England. Tel. +44 (0)51 794 2734; fax +44 (0)51 794 2739

Cheques payable to "University of Liverpool". Closing date for receipt of fees:
24th June.

Full provisional programme follows:-

 MONDAY, 4TH JULY

 11.30 - 1.30: Arrival and Registration

 1.30 - 4.00: The Semiotic Subject

Concurrent papers:

1.30: Pamela J. K. Owen
 "Transcending the Subject-Object Dichotomy in Assessing Written English"

 Thomas West Gregory
 "From Ekphrasis to Concrete Poetry"

 Celine Surprenant
 "The Mass in Saussure's _Cours de linguistique generale_"

2.00: Elham Al-Bassam
 "Semiotic Approach to Arabic Poetic Texts"

 Mikita Hoy
 "Blue Prints and Bodies: Paradigms of Desire in Hard Core Porn"

 Karl Simms
 "Wittgenstein and the Possibility of Semiosis"

2.30: Malcolm Pittock
 "Animals as People: People as Animals"

 Xavier Mendik
 "Transgressive Bodies: Pollution and Taboo"

 Sean Cubitt
 "Subjectivities of Reading from the Library to the Datanet"

Plenary session:

3.00: Thomas A. Sebeok
 "The Semiotic Subject and Self"

 4.00: Afternoon Tea

 4.30 - 7.30: The Post-Cartesian Subject

Concurrent papers:

4.30: Tim Woods
 "The Ethical Subject: The Philosophy of Emmanuel Levinas"

 Andrew Walsh
 "`Multiple Drafts' and the Post-Cartesian Subject"

 Dan Hutto
 "The Story of the Self: The Narrative Basis of Self-Development"

5.00: Robin Durie
 "Indication and the Awakening of Subjectivity"

 S. J. Southgate
 "A Case for the Reconsideration of a Pre-Linguistic Subject"

 Leigh Clayton
 "The Absent Signifier: Historical Narrative and the Abstract Subject"

5.30: Max Pensky
 "Intersubjectivity and Memory in the Discourse Ethic"

 Seirol Morgan
 "Words Misunderstood: Kundera's Private Languages"

 Sean Burke
 "The Ethics of Signature"

6.00: Wil Coleman
 "Against `Social Constructionism'"

 Stephen H. Clark
 "Narrative Identity in Ricoeur's `Oneself as Another'"

Plenary session:

6.30: Jonathan Ree
 "Subjectivity in the Twentieth Century"

 8.30: Dinner at The Gladstone Hotel

 TUESDAY, 5TH JULY

 9.00 - 11.30: The Subject and the Psyche

Concurrent papers:

9.00: Jo Croft
 "Looking Up the Adolescent in Freud's Index"

 Elaine Ball
 "Technologies of the Self"

 David Brottman
 "Mrs Bates in Plato's Cave"

9.30: John Phillips
 "The Subject and the Other"

 Wendy Wheeler
 "Two Walks"

 Jeffrey Rodman
 "Defoe and the Psychotic Subject"

10.00: John C. Kelly
 "Disinterring the `Dead Father': Mapping the Postmodern Psyche"

 Lisa Phillips
 "Wholeness in Manifoldness: Nietzsche and Foucault"

 Patrick Quinn
 "Being on the Boundary: Aquinas' Metaphor for Subject and Psyche"

Plenary session:

10.30: Jean-Jacques Lecercle
 (tba)

 11.30: Morning Coffee

 12.00 - 1.00 and 2.00 - 3.30: The Social Subject

Concurrent papers:

12.00: Chouliaraki Lilie
 "Social Scientific Narratives: Constitution of the Ethnographic Subject"

 Maria Casas
 "No Language is Neutral: Bilingualism and Code-Switching"

 Pedro Jose Chamizo Dominguez and Francisco Sanchez Benedito
 "Euphemism and Dysphemism: Ambiguity and Supposition"

12.30: Joan Turner
 "The Observing I: Conceptual Metaphor in Academic Discourse"

 Vimala Herman
 "Representations of Female Subjectivity in Dramatic Discourse"

 Martin Corner
 "The Speaking Person: Bakhtin's Subject"

 1.00: Lunch at the University of Liverpool

2.00: Maggie Wykes
 "Agency and the Construction of Gendered Subjects in Press Accounts"

 Mark Hutchings
 "The Semiotics of Economics in `Committed' Drama"

 Keith Green
 "The Shifting _Origo_ and the Deictic Centre of Orientation"

Plenary session:

2.30: Michael Hoey
 "The Discourse's Disappearing (and Re-Appearing) Subject"

 3.30: Afternoon Tea

 4.00 - 5.30: The Literary Subject

Concurrent papers:

4.00: Susan Watkins
 "Constructions of the Feminine Subject in Charlotte Bronte's _Villette_"

 Alan Rawes
 "Lord Byron: `To create, and in creating live a being more intense'"

 Martin Gough
 "The Death of the Author and the Life of the Subject"

4.30: Phillip Johansen
 "Lifting the Literary Subject's Veil"

 Angus Cleghorn
 "Male and Female Typologies in Wallace Stevens"

 Nelia Scott
 "The Translator/Creator of his Own Text(?)"

5.00: Derval Tubridy
 "_Watt_ and the Surface of Sense"

 D. S. Marriott
 "Aspects of Ousia and Transitive Verb Form in Fenollosa and Pound"

 Rainer Emig
 "In Parenthesis: The Subject at War"
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