Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Organization: Cultural Studies Program, Queen's University
Call For Proposals
UnDisciplined Graduate Conference, 2019
4–6 April, 2019
Proposal Deadline: January 21st, 2019
Agnes Etherington Art Centre,
Queen’s University at Kingston / Katarokwi
When you expose a problem you pose a problem.
It might then be assumed that the problem would go away if you would just stop talking about it or if you went away.
-Sara Ahmed, Living a Feminist Life
UnDisciplined is a graduate student conference for scholars whose modes of inquiry
intersect the humanities, social sciences, sciences, technology, activism, and the arts. It
is a space for sharing scholarly, artistic, and/or activist work that theorizes or reveals
forces that shape human experiences. We invite scholars and artists whose work
breaks down conventional divisions between disciplines, academia and activism, as well
as theoretical critique and cultural production. As such, UnDisciplined brings together
researchers focused on areas and fields, rather than disciplines and traditions,
embracing research that poses problems and questions the disciplining of thought in
We invite submissions that transcend or crack disciplinary boundaries in theory and
method, abstraction and enactment, so as to challenge, transform and illuminate the
world around us. Thematically, thus, there are no restrictions to the range of topics that
could be presented by students. For our fifth annual conference, we are accepting
graduate work in the form of: scholarly presentations and papers, performances,
workshops, and creative research projects (i.e. research-creation, or practice-based
Applications are open until January 21st, 2019. Detailed instructions on how to apply
can be found at undisciplined.ca.
All questions should be directed to email@example.com.
UnDisciplined 2019 will take place Thursday, April 4th to Saturday, April 6th at the
Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Queen’s University. Queen’s is situated on traditional
Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee Territory, in Kingston, Ontario / Katarokwi.