“Elitism in Art and Culture” is a one-day conference that is open to undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled in any Philippine university or college. It will be held on the 23rd of July 2016 at De La Salle University, Manila and is an event organized and sponsored by the host university’s Department of Literature. No conference fee will be collected. Meals and snacks will be provided.
We invite abstracts (~250 words) from qualified students on topics, which may include but are not limited to:
High/ Low Culture
High Theory
Modernism
Anti-intellectualism
Popular Culture
Public Intellectuals
University Rankings
The Middle Class
Marxist approaches to culture
Art and Activism
Literary Awards
The Canon
English Departments
Indie Films
Taste
Art and Social Media
Regional Literatures
Provincialism
Fascism
Abstracts are to be electronically submitted on or before the 15th of June 2016. Kindly email your abstract with short bio note to dlsu.elitismconference@gmail.com
Acceptance letters will be sent out by the 24th of June 2016.
Exceptional participants coming from outside Metro Manila are eligible to receive travel assistance. Those interested and qualified may request for a travel bursary in their email.
Abstracts Due: June 15, 2016.
Notification of Acceptance: June 24, 2016.
Conference Date: July 23, 2016.