Workshop "Mightier than the Sword? The Countercultural Agency of Literary Fiction", June 6-7, 2014, University of Innsbruck

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University of Innsbruck, Research Area Cultural Encounters – Cultural Conflicts
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Call for Papers: Workshop "Mightier than the Sword? The Countercultural Agency of Literary Fiction"

To take place June 6-7, 2014, at the University of Innsbruck

This workshop would like to invite discussion about the following topics:
- What are the countercultural possibilities of language and literature?
- What is the relation between activism and fiction?
- What are (specific) countercultural modes, images, and forms in literature?
- What is the role of literary fiction in countercultural movements?

We invite contributions – papers, participation in round table discussions, or suggestions for different formats – from scholars and postgraduate students in literary studies and all related disciplines, such as linguistics, philosophy, psychology, history, or ethnology.

Please send abstracts (of max. 300 wds.) to
by December 06, 2013.

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