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CFP: [General] Storytelling Conventions Panel for International Conference on Narrative at Austin, May 1-4, 2008

Tuesday, August 7, 2007 - 6:46pm
Lena Khor

I am looking for scholars who would be interested in forming a 3-4-person
panel on storytelling conventions for the International Conference on
Narrative at Austin, May 1-4, 2008. The focus of this panel would be genre,
not just in the traditional sense of form (poetry, drama, and prose, or
tragedy, comedy, and melodrama), but also more broadly construed in terms
of media conventions (Hollywood films, graphic novels, and oral
testimonies). How do these traditional and contemporary storytelling
practices shape (positively or negatively) the story, the storyteller and
the audience? How have various authors or media sought to influence
(successfully and unsuccessfully) the audience’s response to particular

UPDATE: [General] "Stanley Cavell and Literary Criticism" conference

Monday, August 6, 2007 - 4:14pm
Andrew Taylor

The website for the "Stanley Cavell and Literary Criticism" conference,
to be held in Edinburgh on May 9-11 2008, is now up and running. The link
is as follows:

Andrew Taylor
English Literature
University of Edinburgh

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