>Narrative - An International Conference
>March 27-29, 2003
>Class of 1916 Professor of English and Comparative Literature;
>former Chair of Comparative Literature, Cornell University
>Professor, Department of English; Director, Institute for the History of the
>Production of Knowledge, New York University
>Walter M. Cabot Professor of Aesthetics and the General Theory of
>Value, Department of English, Harvard University
>The eighteenth annual conference of the Society for the Study of Narrative
>Literature is dedicated to the investigation of narrative, its elements,
>techniques, and forms; its relations to other modes of discourse; and its
>power in cultures past and present. The Conference generally features 250-
>300 participants. We welcome papers or panels on all aspects of narrative
>theory and practice, from any genre, period, nationality, discipline, or
>medium. We encourage literary subjects (including poetry, pre-modern
>narrative, and film), as well as cross-cultural and interdisciplinary topics
>(including folklore, history, law, philosophy, and science).
>Presentations should be fifteen to twenty minutes long and in English.
>Panels should consist of three to four papers and may be chaired by one of
>the presenters, but no individual may present more than one paper or
>organize more than one panel.The Conference generally features 250-300
>Participants must join the Society for the Study of Narrative
>For more information on SSNL visit www.vanderbilt.edu/narrative.
>For paper proposals, maximum 500 word abstract and brief vitae; for panel
>proposals, maximum 700 word abstract--summarizing the panel's rationale
>and describing each paper--and a brief vitae for each speaker. Panels will be
>accepted or rejected as a whole.
>Make sure you specify the following information:
>- Paper (and panel) title(s),
>- Presenter or panel organizerís name,
>- Institutional affiliation, discipline or department,
>- Mailing address, phone, fax, and e-mail address.
>- Include 2 (thatís two) copies of all material submitted.
>Deadline: October 15, 2002
>Department of English
>322 Wheeler #1030
>University of California
>Berkeley, CA 94720-1030
>Proposals via E-mail:
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>To ensure readability, cut and paste proposal into the body of your email.
>Do NOT send attachments.
>Snail-mail submissions preferred.
>Notification of acceptance or rejection by January 15, 2003.
>For further information, contact Avilah Getzler
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>Co-sponsored by UC Berkeley and UC Davis.
>Dorothy J. Hale (UC Berkeley),
>Catherine Robson (UC Davis),
>Seymour Chatman (Professor Emeritus, UC Berkeley).