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>Special Session: Film Adaptation
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>Canadian Comparative Literature Association
>Association canadienne de litt=E9rature compar=E9e
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>UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA
>30 MAY -  1 JUNE /30 MAI  - 1 JUIN  2004
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>>From Text to Film and Back: Rethinking Adaptation
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>Although literature would seem to have obvious connections to film, =
>literary adaptation is an area of inquiry that remains remarkably =
>under-theorised. Attempts to theorise film adaptation often address the =
>problematic in terms of deviance or fidelity, and thereby implicitly or =
>explicitly privileged the text over its filmed version. The goal of this =
>session on film adaptations of literary works is to look beyond film in =
>terms of judgements on perceptual correctness or the hackneyed =
>categories of transposition, commentary and analogy. We welcome papers =
>that address adaptation in innovative ways and challenge classic =
>approaches to the filmed text. Topics may include but are not limited to =
>self-conscious adaptations, films that thematise the practice of =
>adaptation, and papers that consider the possibility that the concept of =
>influence works between texts and film in more than one direction.=20
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>Please submitt abstracts of no more than 250 words by March 1, 2004 to:
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>Joyce Goggin
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>OR
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>Dr. J. Goggin
>Herengracht 182
>1016 BA Amsterdam
>The Netherlands
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