The School of English of Aristotle University, Greece, in cooperation with the Hellenic Association for the Study of English (HASE), invites scholars to submit proposals for the 7th International HASE conference “The Individual and the Mass” to be held in Thessaloniki from 30 th May to 1 st June 2008.

This conference aims to address the cultural and linguistic implications of individual and group or mass identity, past and present, and to stimulate discussion on changing social bonds in the global environment of late modernity. Participants are invited to consider the following possible areas:

  Individual and social subjectivities
  Topographies of the private and the public
  Mass media(tions) in culture
  Group psychology
  Changing social bonds
  The role of religion in global re-alignments
  Cosmopolitanism and nationalism
  Homogeneity, heterogeneity, hegemony
  The individual and the group in language learning