Of Pynchon And Vice: America's Inherent Other (International Pynchon Week), June 09-12, 2010, Lublin, Poland

full name / name of organization: 
Zofia Kolbuszewska, The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin
contact email: 
zofkol@kul.lublin.pl

While focusing on AGAINST TH DAY and Pynchon’s eagerly awaited most recent novel, INHERENT VICE, the conference is open to engagement with any aspect of Pynchon’s oeuvre and any Pynchon-related subject. The organizers hope to provide a forum for scholars in various disciplines, ranging from literature through cultural studies to the exact sciences, taking any critical or theoretical approach. There is no participation fee.

All presentations will be in plenary session. Each speaker will be allotted thirty minutes (including discussion). Presentations may take the form of individual papers, media presentations, or panels. Please submit proposals/abstracts (in English) of 500-750 words for individual presentations, or of 1,000-1,500 words for panels.

Deadline for proposals: November 30, 2009
Decisions by January 15, 2010
Proposals/abstracts should be e-mailed to
Zofia Kolbuszewska: zofkol@kul.lublin.pl

All information at http://amstud-lublin.edu.pl/pynchon/

cfp categories: 
american
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
science_and_culture
theory
twentieth_century_and_beyond