>Subject: CFP: Reception Studies (4/15/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)
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>Reception Studies (Special Topic Session)
>Midwest Modern Language Association Convention
>Palmer House Hilton
>This session is offered in conjunction with the Reception Study Society.
>It focuses on the relationship between texts and readers, real or implied.
>Particularly appropriate are papers on designations, assumptions or
>practices regarding the elevated or lowly nature of texts and readers, as
>well as crossing, blurring or complicating those binary categories.
>However, papers on any aspect of reader-response criticism and pedagogy,
>reception study, history of reading and the book, audience and
>communication studies, institutional studies and histories, and feminist,
>black, ethnic, gay, and postcolonial versions of these fields are welcome.
>Send 250 word abstracts to [log in to unmask] Deadline: April 15.
>Genevieve West, PhD
>Department of Languages and Literature
>820 Campus Drive
>Ferris State University
>Big Rapids, MI 49307
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