CFP: International Conference on Narrative (10/30/06; 3/15/07-3/18/07)

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International Conference on Narrative

March 15-18, 2007
Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA
(Conference to be held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel)

Conference Web Site:

Sponsored by the Society for the Study of Narrative Literature and
hosted by Georgetown University, the International Conference on
Narrative is an interdisciplinary forum addressing all dimensions of
narrative theory and practice.

We welcome proposals for papers and panels on all aspects of narrative
in any genre, period, nationality, discipline, and medium.

Keynote Speakers

Robert Thompson, Professor of Media and Popular Culture and Director of the Center for the Study of Popular TV at Syracuse University

Michael Toolan, Professor of Applied English Linguistics at the University of Birmingham

Johanna Drucker, Robertson Professor of Media Studies at the University of Virginia

Special Poster Session
This year the Society will hold a poster session on the teaching of narrative, designed to allow presenters to share their approaches to teaching narrative and narrative theory. Posters may have multiple authors. To submit a proposal for a poster, please include an abstract (500 words max.) and brief vitas on all presenters.

    For individual paper proposals, please include an abstract (500
    words max.) and a brief vita (no more than 2-3 pages). All
    paper proposals must include the title of the paper; presenter's
    name and institutional affiliation; mailing address, phone and
    fax number, and email address.

    For panel proposals, please include an abstract (700 words max.)
    summarizing the panel's rationale and describing each paper. All
    panel proposals must include a title for the panel and a title
    for each paper. In addition, please include each panel member's
    institutional affiliation; mailing address, phone and fax
    number, and email address, as well as a brief vita (no more
    than 2-3 pages) for each of the panel members.

Deadline for receipt of proposals: October 30th, 2006.

Please send all proposals by email in Word, WordPerfect, or PDF format

If you are unable to send your proposal by email, send two copies of all
materials to:

    Edward Maloney
    Narrative Conference Coordinator
    3520 Prospect Street, NW, Suite 314
    Washington, DC 20057

Please address all questions to Eddie Maloney (

All participants must join the Society for the Study of Narrative
Literature. Instructions for joining are below. For more information on SSNL, visit:

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