Monday, September 27, 2010

2011 Meeting of the Foucault Circle

The eleventh annual meeting of the Foucault Circle

at the Banff Centre Banff, Alberta, Canada
March 25-27, 2011
(hosted by the University of Alberta at Edmonton)

Papers on any aspect of Foucault's work, and studies, critiques, and applications of Foucauldian thinking, are all welcome. We will aim for a diversity of topics and perspectives in the program selection.

Please send a 1-2 page ABSTRACT of the paper, by e-mail. Abstracts should be submitted to the program committee chair: Corey McCall ( on or before Friday, November 19, 2010. 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 in mid-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 will be available after the program has been announced.

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

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