This is a call for abstracts for a proposed special session for MLA 2017 in Philadelphia. The proposal for the special session is due on April 1, 2016. Acceptance at the call for paper stage is NOT a guarantee of the session being accepted and running at MLA 2017.
This proposed special session will explore the relationships and connections between modernism and graphic narrative. Panelists may consider:
+ narrative theory, modernism, and comics
+ the influence of modernism on comics and graphic narrative
+ modernist ways of reading graphic narrative
+ intertextuality and adaptation
+ perspective and consciousness
+ space and time