UPDATE: Short Fiction Session: Kate Chopin, Katherine Mansfield, and Katherine Anne Porter (3/15/06; SCMLA, 10/26/06-10/28/06)

full name / name of organization: 
Julie Chappell
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Abstracts are invited for the Short Fiction Session of the South Central
Modern Language Association meeting which will take place in Dallas, Texas,
26-28 October 2006.

"Revolutionizing Short Fiction: Kate Chopin, Katherine Mansfield, and
Katherine Anne Porter"

This session invites papers exploring any of the revolutionary and
revolutionizing aspects of the short fiction of Kate Chopin, Katherine
Mansfield, and/or Katherine Anne Porter. Four papers will be accepted for
this panel.

Some aspects of "revolution" which might be explored include but are not
limited to:

*transformation of form or style of the genre
*subtle feminist positioning
*language as transforming agent
*setting as character or metaphor

Please send brief abstracts(up to 250 words) by e-mail (no attachments
please) or regular mail to:

Dr. Julie Chappell, Department of English & Languages, HUM 312 Box T-0300,
Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX 76402 (chappell_at_tarleton.edu) no
later than 15 March 2006.

Panelists will be notified no later than 1 April and must be a member of
SCMLA by 15 May. For more information on membership, etc. visit

For any questions regarding this session, send an e-mail to:

Julie A. Chappell, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of English
Associate Director of Graduate Studies
Department of English & Languages
Humanities 312 Box T-0300
Tarleton State University
Stephenville, Texas 76402
Tel 254.968.9320
Fax 254.968.1931

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