Deleuze in China: 2012 Kaifeng International Deleuze Conference

2012 Kaifeng International Deleuze Conference
May 18,2012–May 21,2012
College of Foreign Languages,Henan University
2012 Kaifeng International Deleuze Conference, hosted by College of Foreign Languages, Henan University, in collaboration with University of New South Wales, Australia, will be held in Kaifeng City, a famous ancient capital city of seven dynasties. We invite participation by Chinese and international scholars. This conference will provide an opportunity for Chinese and international scholars to exchange ideas around the work of Gilles Deleuze.
Keynote Speakers include:
  • Anne Sauvagnargues (Université Paris Ouest Nanterre, France)
  • Ronald Bogue (University of Georgia, USA)
  • Rosi Braidotti (Utrecht University, Netherlands)
  • Brian Massumi (Université de Montréal)
Invited Speakers include:
  • Paul Patton (University of New South Wales, Australia)
  • Daniel W. Smith (Purdue University, USA)
  • Patricia Pisters (University of Amsterdam, Netherlands)
  • Ian Buchanan (University of Wollongong, Australia)
  • Manola Antonioli (École Supérieure d'Art et de Design de Valenciennes, France)
  • Kim Sang-Hwan (Seoul National University, South Korea)
  • Chan-Woong Lee (Ewha Womans University, South Korea)
  • Timothy O'Leary (Hong Kong University)
  • Eugene W. Holland (The Ohio State University)
  • Charles J. Stivale (Wayne State University)
  • Gao Jihai (Henan University, China)
  • Du Xiaozhen (Peking University, China)
  • Wang Minan (Beijing Foreign Languages University, China)
  • Jiang Yuhui (East China Normal University, China)
Topics include:
  • 1. Interpretation of important Deleuzian concepts;
  • 2. Deleuze and cinema, art, philosophy, painting, literature, politics, music, religion, architecture, etc.;
  • 3. Deleuze and other poststructuralist philosophers such as Derrida, Foucault, etc.;
  • 4. Deleuze and psychoanalysis: Freud, Lacan, Guattari;
  • 5. Developing and transcending Deleuze: the application of Deleuzian ideas in Arts and Humanities disciplines in China and throughout the world.
We welcome individual abstracts as well as panel proposals from scholars both at home and abroad. An English version of the abstract is required for domestic scholars and scholars from other non-English speaking countries: it should be between 300 to 500 words. Keynote speeches (40-55 minutes) will be in English and Chinese with simultaneous translation. Those interested in participating in the conference should send a title, keywords and abstract to 2012kdic@gmail.com before October, 31, 2011. Those interested in proposing panel topics should send panel proposals to 2012kdic@gmail.com before October 31, 2011. Attendance at the conference will be limited so a selection will be made on the basis of abstracts submitted. Papers selected will be notified by December 1st 2011. The deadline for full conference papers (20-25 minutes) is March 15, 2012.