"Narrating Lives" International Conference on Storytelling, (Auto)Biography and (Auto)Ethnography

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  26 Aug through 27 Aug 2023

CFP Deadline:

  05 Jun 2023


  University of Malta, Malta

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  London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research


  Arts & Humanities - Languages/Literature

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Life-history approach occupies the central place in conducting and producing (auto)biographical and (auto)ethnographic studies through the understanding of self, other, and culture. We construct and develop conceptions and practices by engaging with memory through narrative, in order to negotiate ambivalences and uncertainties of the world and to represent (often traumatic) experiences. The “Narrating Lives” conference will focus on reading and interpreting (auto)biographical texts and methods across the humanities, social sciences, and visual and performing arts. It will analyse theoretical and practical approaches to life writing and the components of (auto)biographical acts, including memory, experience, identity, embodiment, space, and agency. We will attempt to identify key concerns and considerations that led to the development of the methods and to outline the purposes and ethics of (auto)biographical and (auto)ethnographic research. We aim to explore a variety of tech... Read more

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