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Hosted by James Cook University, the Tropics of the Imagination conference—organized around the theme “Living Cities: Tropical Imaginaries”—will be held at the Rendezvous Hotel in Singapore, September 6-9, 2017. The keynote speaker will be architect, ac"                     </span>
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<p style="direction:ltr;font-size:14px;line-height:1.4em;color:#444;font-family:"Helvetica Neue",Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;margin:0 0 1em"><strong>Hosted by James Cook University, the <em>Tropics of the Imagination</em> conference—organized around the theme “Living Cities: Tropical Imaginaries”—will be held at the Rendezvous Hotel in Singapore, September 6-9, 2017. The keynote speaker will be architect, academic, and TV personality Jason Pomeroy. The deadline for abstracts is May 30, 2017.</strong></p>
<p style="direction:ltr;font-size:14px;line-height:1.4em;color:#444;font-family:"Helvetica Neue",Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;margin:0 0 1em"><strong>The Tropics of the Imagination</strong> conference takes a multidisciplinary and imaginative approach to culture and nature of the tropics worldwide. It is open to researchers, research students, and the learned public. Writers, artists, film-makers, academics and other creative individuals, who find the Tropics a source of inspiration, are brought together at this conference where they discuss the creative potential and possibilities of the Tropics.</p>
<p style="direction:ltr;font-size:14px;line-height:1.4em;color:#444;font-family:"Helvetica Neue",Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;margin:0 0 1em">We welcome Abstracts for presentations of relevance to imaginative and creative approaches to culture and nature in the tropics from various disciplinary perspectives. This year's conference theme is “Living Cities: Tropical Imaginaries.”</p>
<p style="direction:ltr;font-size:14px;line-height:1.4em;color:#444;font-family:"Helvetica Neue",Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;margin:0 0 1em"><strong>Submission Guidelines:</strong> Abstracts for presentations should relate to the sessions below. (If you wish to propose another session title, please contact the conference coordinators at <a style="text-decoration:underline;color:#2585b2" href="mailto:toi@jcu.edu.au" target="_blank">toi@jcu.edu.au</a>)</p>
<p style="direction:ltr;font-size:14px;line-height:1.4em;color:#444;font-family:"Helvetica Neue",Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;margin:0 0 1em">Please fill in the Call for Abstracts form available at <a style="text-decoration:underline;color:#2585b2" href="http://www.tropicalimaginary.com/call-for-papers" target="_blank">https://www.tropicalimaginary.<wbr>com/call-for-papers </a></p>
<p style="direction:ltr;font-size:14px;line-height:1.4em;color:#444;font-family:"Helvetica Neue",Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;margin:0 0 1em">Email the form to <a style="text-decoration:underline;color:#2585b2" href="mailto:TOI@jcu.edu.au" target="_blank">TOI@jcu.edu.au</a></p>
<p style="direction:ltr;font-size:14px;line-height:1.4em;color:#444;font-family:"Helvetica Neue",Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;margin:0 0 1em"><strong>Sessions: </strong>Bamboo Meets Concrete: Surfaces, Atmospheres & Materialities of the Tropical City<strong>; </strong>Sticky Businesses: Organising, Organisations & Economic Life in the Torrid Zone<strong>; </strong>From Graffiti to Gallery: Visual Arts in Tropical Cities<strong>; </strong>Music, Theatre & Multimedia in the Metropolis<strong>; </strong>Literature in the Tropical City, the Tropical City in Literature<strong>; </strong>Smart Cities & the Female Imaginary<strong>; </strong>Tropical Metropolis: Creative Cities Through the Film Lens<strong>; </strong>Tropical Liminal: Urban Bloodsucking Monstrosities<strong>; </strong>Preserving Tropical Histories & Traditions<strong>; </strong>The Tropical City as Diseased: Races, Migrants & Subalterns<strong>; </strong>Ecological Aesthetics in the Tropical City<strong>; </strong>Consuming Cities: Food for Thought<strong>; and </strong>Educating for Sustainable Futures in the Tropics: Pedagogies, Methodologies & Co-participation for Living Cities.</p>
<p style="direction:ltr;font-size:14px;line-height:1.4em;color:#444;font-family:"Helvetica Neue",Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;margin:0 0 1em"><strong>Contact Info: </strong>Associate Professor Anita Lundberg<strong>, </strong><a style="text-decoration:underline;color:#2585b2" href="mailto:TOI@jcu.edu.au" target="_blank">TOI@jcu.edu.au</a></p>
<p style="direction:ltr;font-size:14px;line-height:1.4em;color:#444;font-family:"Helvetica Neue",Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;margin:0 0 1em">For more information, see <a style="text-decoration:underline;color:#2585b2" href="https://www.tropicalimaginary.com/call-for-papers" target="_blank">https://www.tropicalimaginary.<wbr>com/call-for-papers</a></p>
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