Levinas and Criticism

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Scott DeShong/NeMLA
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Levinas and Criticism, a Society for Critical Exchange panel, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) Convention, Rochester NY, 15-18 March 2012

This session will explore connections between the thought of Emmanuel Levinas and criticism of literature and other forms of media and culture, involving attention to language, ethics, alterity, and other key aspects of Levinas's work.

Abstracts for 20-minute papers by 30 September 2011 to Scott DeShong, spdeshong@gmail.com.

Besides the abstract, a proposal must include the following: *presenter's name and institutional affiliation *e-mail address, postal address, and telephone number *any audiovisual requirements (nominal handling fee due at registration), or a statement that no A/V is required.

Interested participants may submit abstracts to more than one NeMLA session; however, panelists can only present one panel or seminar paper. Convention participants may present a paper at a panel and also present at a creative session or participate in a roundtable.

Scott DeShong
Quinebaug Valley Community College
742 Upper Maple St.
Danielson, CT 06239

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