CFP: [20th] The Future of Text & Image

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Ofra Amihay
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40th Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
Feb. 26-March 1, 2009
Hyatt Regency - Boston, Massachusetts

This panel, as part of the Film and Popular Culture sections for the 2009
NeMLA Convention, will address the relationship between text and image in
general and specifically invites submissions that explore this
relationship in literature. The topics of the panel may include, but are
not limited to: graphic novels; picture books; W.G. Sebald; Alexander
Kluge; Monika Maron; comics; theories and criticism of text and image
relations (Lessing, Benjamin, Barthes, Rancière, W.J.T. Mitchell, and
others); comparative studies of different illustrations of the same text;
the visual in biographies and autobiographies; comparative study of
illustrations and photography; fantasy and realism in text and image;
visualizing the ineffable.

Please send 250-500 word abstracts by August 15 2008to Ofra Amihay and include the following with your abstract:
-Name and Affiliation
-Email address
-Postal address
-Telephone number
-A/V requirements (if any; $10 handling fee is required)

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