Call for Papers
Revisiting the Summer of Love, Rethinking the Counterculture:
An Academic Conference on the 50th Anniversary of the Summer of Love
July 27 - 29, 2017
San Francisco, CA
Submission Deadline: January 15, 2017
Northwestern University’s Center for Civic Engagement and the California Historical Society invite scholars to submit paper proposals for this interdisciplinary conference celebrating and reexamining the Summer of Love and its associated events, contexts, and implications.
As an interdisciplinary meeting, the conference welcomes scholars from all interested fields and theoretical perspectives. Suggested topics include art, from drama and dance to poster art and music; writers and writing, including New Journalism and contemporary theorists; minorities and marginalized populations; GLBT and gender issues; urban studies; and implications of the Summer of Love on today’s social movements.
Professors, independent scholars, students, and professionals working outside of the academy are welcome to participate. Adjunct professors and graduate students are particularly encouraged to apply. Limited assistance is available for graduate students and adjunct faculty to help defray the costs of conference participation.
Proposals include an abstract of up to 250 words and a brief bio of no more than 150 words and are due by January 15, 2017.
Learn More & Submit a Proposal: www.summerofloveconference.org