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International Conference on Narrative

Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA (Conference to be held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel), March 15-18, 2007


CALL FOR PAPERS

Conference Web Site: http://narrative.georgetown.edu/conference2007/

Sponsored by the Society for the Study of Narrative Literature and
hosted by Georgetown University, the International Conference on
Narrative is an interdisciplinary forum addressing all dimensions of
narrative theory and practice.

We welcome proposals for papers and panels on all aspects of narrative
in any genre, period, nationality, discipline, and medium.

Keynote Speakers

Robert Thompson, Professor of Media and Popular Culture and Director 
of the Center for the Study of Popular TV at Syracuse University

Michael Toolan, Professor of Applied English Linguistics at the 
University of Birmingham

Johanna Drucker, Robertson Professor of Media Studies at the 
University of Virginia

Special Poster Session

This year the Society will hold a poster session on the teaching of 
narrative, designed to allow presenters to share their approaches to 
teaching narrative and narrative theory.  Posters may have multiple 
authors.  To submit a proposal for a poster, please include an 
abstract (500 words max.) and brief vitas on all presenters.

Proposals

     For individual paper proposals, please include an abstract (500
     words max.) and a brief vita (no more than 2-3 pages).  All
     paper proposals must include the title of the paper; presenter's
     name and institutional affiliation; mailing address, phone and
     fax number, and email address.

     For panel proposals, please include an abstract (700 words max.)
     summarizing the panel's rationale and describing each paper. All
     panel proposals must include a title for the panel and a title
     for each paper.  In addition, please include each panel member's
     institutional affiliation; mailing address, phone and fax
     number, and email address, as well as a brief vita (no more
     than 2-3 pages) for each of the panel members.

Deadline for receipt of proposals: October 30th, 2006.

Please send all proposals by email in Word, WordPerfect, or PDF format
to: narrative@georgetown.edu

If you are unable to send your proposal by email, send two copies of all
materials to:

     Edward Maloney
     Narrative Conference Coordinator
     3520 Prospect Street, NW, Suite 314
     Washington, DC 20057
     USA

Please address all questions to Eddie Maloney (narrative@georgetown.edu).

All participants must join the Society for the Study of Narrative
Literature.  Instructions for joining are below.   For more 
information on SSNL, visit: http://narrative.georgetown.edu/
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