Narrative - An International Conference
Berkeley, CA, March 2003
Narrative - An International Conference UC Berkeley March 27-29, 2003 Plenary Speakers Jonathan Culler Class of 1916 Professor of English and Comparative Literature; former Chair of Comparative Literature, Cornell University Mary Poovey Professor, Department of English; Director, Institute for the History of the Production of Knowledge, New York University Elaine Scarry Walter M. Cabot Professor of Aesthetics and the General Theory of Value, Department of English, Harvard University The eighteenth annual conference of the Society for the Study of Narrative Literature is dedicated to the investigation of narrative, its elements, techniques, and forms; its relations to other modes of discourse; and its power in cultures past and present. The Conference generally features 250- 300 participants. We welcome papers or panels on all aspects of narrative theory and practice, from any genre, period, nationality, discipline, or medium. We encourage literary subjects (including poetry, pre-modern narrative, and film), as well as cross-cultural and interdisciplinary topics (including folklore, history, law, philosophy, and science). Presentations should be fifteen to twenty minutes long and in English. Panels should consist of three to four papers and may be chaired by one of the presenters, but no individual may present more than one paper or organize more than one panel. The Conference generally features 250-300 participants. Participants must join the Society for the Study of Narrative Literature (SSNL). For more information on SSNL visit www.vanderbilt.edu/narrative. For paper proposals, maximum 500 word abstract and brief vitae; for panel proposals, maximum 700 word abstract--summarizing the panel's rationale and describing each paper--and a brief vitae for each speaker. Panels will be accepted or rejected as a whole. Make sure you specify the following information: - Paper (and panel) title(s), - Presenter or panel organizer's name, - Institutional affiliation, discipline or department, - Mailing address, phone, fax, and e-mail address. - Include 2 (that's two) copies of all material submitted. Deadline: October 15, 2002 Narrative Conference Department of English 322 Wheeler #1030 University of California Berkeley, CA 94720-1030, USA Proposals via E-mail: email@example.com To ensure readability, cut and paste proposal into the body of your email. Do NOT send attachments. Snail-mail submissions preferred. Notification of acceptance or rejection by January 15, 2003. For further information, contact Avilah Getzler (firstname.lastname@example.org). Co-sponsored by UC Berkeley and UC Davis. Coordinated by Dorothy J. Hale (UC Berkeley), Catherine Robson (UC Davis), Seymour Chatman (Professor Emeritus, UC Berkeley).