UPDATE: [General] Reception Study Society conference 9/12-13/2009

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Goldstein
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Reception Study Society
Sept 12-13, 2009
Purdue University, West Lafayette, Ind.

Keynote Speakers

James Phelan, Humanities Distinguished Professor, Ohio State University.

Steven Zwicker Stanley Elkin Professor in the Humanities, Washington

Barbara Klinger
Professor of Communication and Culture, Indiana University. Winner of the
Katherine Singer Kovacs Award for best essay from the Society for Cinema
and Media Studies.

Michael Bérubé
Paterno Family Professor in Literature at Pennsylvania State University.

Suggestions for panels and papers in all areas of English, American, and
other literatures, media, and book history are welcome. For a list of
possible topics and panels, see the RSS website.
The deadline is May 1, 2009. Please submit proposals of 250 words or less
to Philip Goldstein at pgold_at_udel.edu or University of Delaware, 333
Shipley St., Wilmington, DE 19801, or visit the website:
Selected conference papers will be published in the RSS journal Reception:
Texts, Readers, Audiences, History, which is an on-line, refereed journal
which publishes theoretical and practical analyses in the related fields of
the RSS, focusing mainly but not exclusively on the literature, culture,
and media of England and the United States. Submissions are welcome at any
time. See the RSS website for vol.1 of Reception.

The Reception Study Society promotes informal and formal exchanges between
scholars in several related fields: reader-response criticism and pedagogy,
reception history, history of reading and the book, audience and
communication studies, institutional studies, and gender, race, ethnic,
sexuality, postcolonial, religious, and other studies.

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