Fear, Suspicion, Surveillance

Country: USA

City: Lincoln

Abstr. due: 01.12.2015

Dates: 02.04.16 — 02.04.16

Area Of Sciences: Computer science;

Organizing comittee e-mail: maazaoui@lincoln.edu

Organizers: College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences


All academic disciplines in the arts, humanities, social sciences, and sciences are welcome.  Topics  include but are not limited to: 

Discipline, crime and punishment ,  Spy fiction, drama, mystery, detective & crime fiction 

Representations of fear in cinema, television, theat er , the news media and the creative arts  Trust, mistrust, privacy, voyeurism  

Fear, insecurity  Truth, deception, and (ab)use of power 

Panopticism , surveillance and social control Phobias ,  suspicion and  paranoia

Technology of surveillance (cameras, cyber surveillance, facial recognition systems, etc.)    Closed

Circuit Television and Social Control  

Whistle blowers ;  undercover operations 

Marketing fear and surveillance  

Politics of fear, anniversaries, memorials, political discourse, media, films 

The bad guy, the villain ,  Big Brother 

Foucault and panopticism 

Experience of f ear , surveillance and terror  

Case studies in anthropology, criminal justice, history, sociology, philosophy, psychology, gender  studies, postcolonial studies, psychiatry, etc.

Conference Web-Site: http://staging.lincoln.edu/node/5404

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