(UPDATE) Storytelling and Fortune Telling (MLA 2011 Special Session)

full name / name of organization: 
Sophie L├ętourneau
contact email: 
sophie.letourneau@mcgill.ca

Why is fortune telling often used as a narrative device? Please send abstracts addressing the prospective movement or the narrative conflict induced by a fortune teller in film, television or contemporary literature by MARCH 15.

cfp categories: 
american
childrens_literature
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
film_and_television
popular_culture
science_and_culture
theory
twentieth_century_and_beyond