CFP: Tenth Red River Conference on World Literature (12/5/06; 4/20/06-4/22/06)

full name / name of organization: 
Carol Pearson


APRIL 20 - 22, 2007

Canonical Texts / Textuality of Canons

We invite papers and panel proposals on topics that investigate any
of the following topics. While we are particularly interested in
proposals that focus on the conference theme, papers and panels on
all aspects of world literature will be considered.

Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

* Inside / Outside / In-Between
* Reading the Canon
* No (Wo)Man's Land
* Loose Canons
* Language and / or Literary Borderlands
* Marginal Writings / Writings on the Margins
* Recovering / Discovering / Uncovering Voices
* MAJOR LANGUAGES vs minor languages
* The Canon and Class / The Canon in Class
* Translation or Interpretation: A Fine Line?
* Teaching the Canon
* Hybrid Texts / Textual Hybrids
* Voices in a Textual / Sextual Commons
* Language / Text / Ideology: Reframing the Canon
* (Inter)national Canon(s)?
* The "World" in World Literature

Individual presenters should submit a 250-word abstract; include your
name, title and affiliation, complete mailing address, and e-mail
address. Proposals for panels must include an abstract for each
presenter, as well as names, addresses and e-mail addresses of all
participants. Abstracts submitted as e-mail attachments in Word or
Word Perfect are preferred but hard copies will also be accepted.

Additional information about the conference can be found at:

Submissions must be received by December 5, 2006.

Address all submissions or inquires to:

Carol Pearson, Coordinator
Red River Conference on World Literature
Department of Modern Languages
320 Minard Hall
North Dakota State University
Fargo, ND 58105

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