Conference Announcement
Conference Announcement – Money on the Left: The Green New Deal Across the Arts & Humanities

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Our friends at the Modern Money Network Humanities Division have asked us to announce their second conference, to be held this Spring at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge.

Titled “Money on the Left: The Green New Deal Across the Arts & Humanities,” the conference will be held at Louisiana State University from April 24-26. I have attached a PDF with a longer description and call for proposals. Below I have included a blurb that might also be appropriate for posting directly to the Announcements page:

“The Modern Money Network Humanities Division is pleased to announce that its second conference will be held in spring 2020, from April 24 through April 26, at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. Titled Money on the Left: The Green New Deal Across the Arts & Humanities, the conference invites participation from academics, artists, and activists who engage critically and creatively with the history, present, and future to expand the Green New Deal imaginary in the United States and around the world. 

The meeting will feature a keynote address from Lua Kamál Yuille, Professor of Law and Latin American and Caribbean Studies at University of Kansas, as well as a screening and remote discussion of the film What is Democracy? with filmmaker Astra Taylor. 

Submissions are open for presentation proposals that engage with the aesthetic, cultural, historical, political economic, and/or rhetorical aspects of the Green New Deal movement. We are particularly interested in proposals that approach the Green New Deal from the following perspectives:

·      Democratizing Money

·      Critical Pedagogy

·      Cultural Production 

·      Decolonization

·      Higher Education & Academic Labor

·      Identity & Intersectionality

·      Labor History

·      Law & Political Economy

·      Neoliberalism 

·      Social Movements 

Send proposals to William Saas (wsaas@lsu.edu) by February 1, 2020 for full consideration. Proposals should include a title and an abstract of no more than 500 words. Proposals for presentation of original research papers, roundtable discussions, and creative performances are welcome. Further information about the conference can be found at https://moneyontheleft.org.”

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