NEMLA 2014: New Approaches to Visual Culture

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Sarah Dennis/UIS
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This panel will bring together literary scholars of diverse areas of expertise to discuss approaches to visuality in literary studies. Papers should address methodologies used to discuss visual elements in literature. Areas of interest include (but are not limited to) portrayals of the visual arts, artists' points of view, ekphrasis, descriptions of visual and decorative elements, aestheticized bodies, etc. Please email 250-word proposals in Word document format to Sarah Dennis (