Literature and Psychology, PAMLA 2010 (Deadline: April 5)

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Lorna Martens, University of Virginia
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This special session of the PAMLA explores any intersection of literary studies and the discipline of psychology (not psychoanalysis), such as literary applications of memory theory, trauma theory, child psychology, psychopathology, affect, emotion, the psychology of reading, theories of perception, theories of imagination, cognitive poetics, or cognitive approaches to narrative theory.

PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association) is the western regional affiliate of MLA. The 2010 conference will take place November 13-14 at Chaminade University, Honolulu, Hawaii. Submit proposals online by April 5 at