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>From: "Ruth Jennison" <[log in to unmask]>
>Subject: CFP: Kino-Eye Modernisms: Intersections of Cinematic and 
>Literary Avant-Gardes (4/20/05; MSA, 11/3/05-11/6/05)
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>Modernist Studies Association
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>November 3-6, 2005
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>Call for Papers
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>Proposed Panel: Kino-Eye Modernisms: Intersections of Literary and
>Cinematic Avant-Gardes
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>Paper proposals for a panel investigating the intersection of modernist
>avant-garde cinema and literature. The panel is particularly interested
>in (formal; thematic; historical; political) connections between
>international/ transatlantic literary and cinematic modernisms, as well
>as in analyses of understudied avant-gardes.
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>Possible topics include:
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>* Collaborations between literary and cinematic avant-gardes
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>* The use of cinematic form by literary avant-gardes, and vice-versa
>(eg. Dziga Vertov; Sergei Eisenstein; :Louis Zukofsky; Ezra Pound; John
>Dos Passos, H.D.; Melvin Tolson)
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>* Marginalized cinematic works, whose recovery has implications for the
>study of modernist literary form (eg. Mary Ellen Bute, Maya Deren)
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>* The treatment of cultural, economic and political uneven development
>in international avant-garde cinemas and literatures
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>* Constructivist modes in global literary and cinematic modernisms
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>* Performative aesthetics in cinema and literature
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>* Narrative or anti-narrative strategies in cinema and literature
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>* Propaganda, experiment and representation in modernist cinema and
>literature
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>* Late modernist forms; postmodern cinematic practices (eg. Von Trier;
>Bergman; Cassavetes)
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>* Shared political coordinates of modernist literature and cinema
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>* Right/left modernist literary avant-gardes and their relationship to
>right/left cinematic avant-gardes
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>* Sound forms in avant-garde cinema and poetics
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>Abstract deadline: April 20, 2005
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>Please send a 250-500 word abstract and a very brief C.V. pasted into
>the body of an email to:
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>Ruth Jennison
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>No attachments please.
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>Ruth Jennison
>Assistant Professor
>Department of English
>170 Bartlett Hall
>University of Massachusetts
>Amherst, MA 01003-0515

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