2016 Symposium CfP: “Spatializing Sovereignty”

Call for papers for a conference in Berkeley in March 2016 from the Society for Radical Geography, Spatial Theory, and Everyday Life.

Society for Radical Geography, Spatial Theory, and Everyday Life

We are pleased to announce the theme of our 2016 symposium, “Spatializing Sovereignty,” which will be held at UC Berkeley on Friday, March 4, 2016 and feature keynote addresses by Dr. Mishuana Goeman, Associate Professor of American Indian Studies and Gender Studies at UCLA, and Gelare Khoshgozaran, writer and multi-disciplinary artist. Please find our call for papers and presentations below!

2016 Symposium CFP: “Spatializing Sovereignty”

Featuring keynote addresses by:
Dr. Mishuana Goeman, Professor of American Indian Studies and Gender Studies, UCLA
and Gelare Khoshgozaran, Writer and Multi-disciplinary Artist

UC Berkeley
March 4, 2016

While sovereignty is often defined in terms of the bounded nation-state, this symposium convenes to examine competing, overlapping, and “nested sovereignties” (Simpson 2014). How is the spatiality of sovereignty felt, practiced, embodied, inhabited, or imposed at various scales? We might consider how the thousands of missing and murdered Indigenous women in Canada and the U.S. lay bare logics of…

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