The Centre for the Study of Theory and Criticism at the University of Western Ontario plans a major international conference on THE HISTORIES OF THEORY, to be held from April 16th-19th, 1998. This is the third international conference hosted by the Centre. Speakers at previous Centre conferences have included Mieke Bal, Linda Hutcheon, Bill Readings, Alexander Gelley, Dominick La Capra, Christopher Norris, Michael Fried, Martin Jay, Vincent Leitch, Bruce Robbins. Proceedings of both previous conferences ("Theory Between the Disciplines" and "The Human Sciences in the Age of Theory") have now appeared in book form.

We are seeking papers from a variety of (inter)disciplinary perspectives, on any aspect of the conference topic, including the following:

Please send papers or detailed abstracts (750 words) by Oct. 1st, 1997 to:

"The Histories of Theory"
Centre for the Study of Theory & Criticism
Labatt Visual Arts Centre, 200F
The University of Western Ontario
London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5B7

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