CFA: Sexuality, Capitalism, and Africa

The Centre for Phenomenology in South Africa will be holding its 5th Annual International Conference on the 26-27 of July 2018.

Topics of the conference include, but are not limited to:

• The fetishism of commodity production;
• Sexual politics, feminism, identity politics;
• The social construction of sex, gender, class, and race;
• The production of post/capitalist subjectivities;
• Psychoanalysis, the Frankfurt school, and Critical Theory;
• Nietzsche, Freud, Marx;
• Western and African socialism;
• Capitalism and desire in postcolonies and emerging economies


Please send a 700 word abstract for blind review to The full paper should be no more than 3500-4000 words for a 35-40 min. presentation. Proposals for panel discussion are also welcome.

The deadline for submission of abstracts is the 1st of April 2018. Notification of acceptance will be sent latest by the 13th of April 2018.

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