"You Do Not Talk About Chuck Palahniuk" (abstracts 6/3/11; M/MLA November 3-6, 2011, St. Louis, MO)

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Special session: Open topic on any aspect of Chuck Palahniuk's fiction, non-fiction, or film adaptations. Preference will be given to papers related to the conference theme,"Play...No, Seriously," such as, but not limited to, discussions of humor, irony, reversal, and ways in which the novels play against genre, literary conventions, or cultural or critical expectations.

Please submit 250-word abstracts to Jesse Kavadlo, jkavadlo@maryville.edu, by June 3, 2011. Pending this session's acceptance, presenters will need to become M/MLA members and register for the conference by June 27. For more information, see http://www.luc.edu/mmla/index.html