[UPDATE] Eudora Welty and Intertextuality | due June 10, 2015, conference Nov. 13-15 2015

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SAMLA - Eudora Welty Society
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Keeping with the conference theme of Literature and the Other Arts, The Eudora Welty Society invites papers that explore multimodality and interdisciplinary collaboration within the works of Eudora Welty. What elements in Welty's fiction, essays, or photography connect to her contemporary moment or a timeless part of human nature? Examples might concern the role of and engagement with politics, jazz and the blues, newspaper and magazine, television and film, translation of oral fairy tales into a written medium or Welty's Robber Bridegroom into a play. We are also interested in papers that discuss other artists intertextually reimagining Welty's texts, such as Claire Holley's song "Pleasant Dreams" inspired by "The Whistle." By June 10, 2015, please send a 300-500 word abstract, a brief bio, and any A/V requirements to Susan Wood at swood1@go.olemiss.edu.