CFP: Making Meaning with the Work of N. Katherine Hayles, SAMLA, Nov. 8-10, 2013

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Lynn Page Whittaker/SAMLA Literary Criticism Discussion Circle
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This panel seeks to explore a wide range of research that engages the writings of N. Katherine Hayles, SAMLA 85 Critical Plenary Speaker. We invite papers on topics that include but are not limited to the following: theoretical extensions of Hayles's concepts/approaches; critical applications of her work in analyses of literature, film, digital media, etc.; suggestive combinations of Hayles with other theorists and critics; and explorations of the implications of her ideas for the humanities, the classroom, scholarly publishing, etc. By June 25, 2013, please submit a 300-word abstract and brief bio to Lynn Page Whittaker, University of Georgia, at

SAMLA 85 (Nov. 8-10, 2013) will be held at the Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center. Accepted presenters must join SAMLA (membership information available here: and register for the conference.