OGAREV MORDOVIA STATE UNIVERSITY
M.M. BAKHTIN CENTRE (Saransk)
THE BAKHTIN CENTRE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD
CALL FOR PAPERS № 2
National Research Ogarev Mordovia State University
under the aegis of Head of the Republic of Mordovia
XVII International Bakhtin conference
«MIKHAIL BAKHTIN’S IDEAS AND THE CHALLENGES OF THE XXI CENTURY:
FROM DIALOGIC IMAGINATION
TO POLYPHONIC THINKING »
SARANSK, RUSSIA, 06–11 JULY 2020
THE CONFERENCE MARKS THE 125TH ANNIVERSARY
OF THE BIRTH OF MIKHAIL MIKHAILOVICH BAKHTIN
The main objectives of the conference: to highlight and discuss the scientific, social and cultural importance of Bakhtin’s creative heritage, the relevance of dialogue in today’s multicultural world, the viability the thinker’s ideas for the development of philosophy, philology and other disciplines in the humanities in the context of globalization and the transformation of the educational environment; to foster cooperation between domestic and international research centres, universities and academic institutions through the study and application of M.M. Bakhtin’s ideas in search of answers to the challenges of the XXI century.
Main topics of the conference:
- M. Bakhtin’s biography in socio-cultural context
- Problems of Bakhtin’s intellectual biography
- M. M. Bakhtin’s predecessors and cotemporaries
- «Bakhtin’s library» as a scientific problem
- The «Bakhtin circle» as a cultural phenomenon
- Saransk as a cultural and topographic locus of Bakhtin’s work
M. Bakhtin in the world of philosophy
- The phenomenology of the event and the deed in M. M. Bakhtin’s works and in recent research
- «I» and «Other» in epistemology and anthropology
- Logical schemes of dialogue and trilogue
- M.M. Bakhtin’s concepts in epistemology and the theory of consciousness
- The methodology of science and M. M. Bakhtin’s legacy
- M. Bakhtin as a philologist
- Author and hero character in literary works and issues of modern narratology
- Bakhtin’s concept of the chronotope and problems of studying works of art
- Topical issues in the theory of the novel
- Models of the culture of popular laughter in Bakhtin’s book on Rabelais in world literature
- Polyphony in Dostoevsky and in a world literature
- Speech genres and their role in the formation of art
- Problems of linguistics and philosophy of language
- The idea of metalinguistics in Bakhtin’s scientific heritage
M.M. Bakhtin’s ideas and problems of pedagogy and psychology
- M. M. Bakhtin’s dialogical pedagogy
- M. M. Bakhtin’s pedagogical experience
- M. M. Bakhtin and the practice of teaching in the humanities
- M. M. Bakhtin’s legacy in modern psychology
Bakhtin’s ideas in the modern world
- The «borderlines» of human knowledge and the limits of interdisciplinarity
- Dialogue and nonlinear communication models: global – universal – local
- The reception of M.M. Bakhtin’s ideas in historical perspective
- Bakhtin in the development of the humanities
- Aesthetics and the philosophy of art in the context of Bakhtinian studies
- Bakhtin’s ideas in sociology and social theory
- Translation of Bakhtin’s writings into foreign languages: problems and meanings
- Bakhtin and the values of modern culture
The conference welcomes the attendance of: scholars, research teams from Russian and international universities and research institutes, practitioners, doctoral students, post graduate students.
Working languages of the conference – Russian and English. Papers in other languages are subject to approval by the conference organizers.
Forms of attendance:
– member of the audience
– deadline for submission of application forms – 15 January 2020
– deadline for submission of papers – 1 April 2020
Registration fee (paid after the approval of the application form)
Full-time participation with a talk and publication of a conference paper in the conference proceedings – 15000 rubles.
Participation as an audience member – free of charge.
The registration fee includes:
– conference technical services;
– translators/interpreters fee;
– cost of information materials;
– lunch, dinner, coffee breaks;
– cultural programme;
– publication of papers
Registration fee does not include:
– travel costs and accommodation fee
Upon approval of application forms and payment of the registration fee, participants will be sent official invitation letter in order to apply for a visa and filing for their business trips and additional information on the schedule of the conference.
The abstracts should have from 6,000 to 8,000 characters
Abstract formatting requirements (Annex 2)
The Organizing Committee reserves the right to select submitted applications.
If you plan to organize a panel discussion (3-5 participants), please let us know of it before January 15, 2020.
Russia, Republic of Mordovia, Saransk 430005, Bolshevistskaya Str., 68 (main building of the National Research Ogarev Mordovia State University).
Information on travel options to the conference venue and accommodation is provided in the Annex 3.
Looking forward to meeting you in Saransk!