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>Subject: CFP: Uses of Misrecognition in Fiction (grad) (12/17/05; 
>Acacia, 2/17/06-2/18/06)
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>Acacia Group's 2006 Conference: Politicizing texts
>The Acacia Group of California State University, Fullerton is seeking  paper=
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>for our 2006 conference to be held February 17 and 18, 2006. We are =20
>interested in papers/presentations for the following suggested panel:
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>Uses of Misrecognition in  Fiction=20
>Detective stories often function  by providing =E2=80=9Cred herrings,=E2=80=
>=9D clues and/or=20
>descriptions of character and events  that are designed to keep the reader=20
>from knowing the plot until it is  ultimately revealed by the author. Such a=
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>stratagem may give an author some  control over readers, although many reade=
>rs are=20
>able to recognize the red  herrings themselves. In any kind of writing or=20
>art, what could be the red  herrings that postpone/change/challenge reader=20
>understanding? What is the source  of the =E2=80=9Cred herrings=E2=80=9D and=
>  what can you infer=20
>from their presence, efficacy, and  use?
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>We are accepting completed paper submissions only, no abstracts, please. =20
>Creative writing/productions/performance contributions are encouraged to =20
>function as commentaries on or expressions of any and all topics listed, or,=
>   they=20
>may be submitted individually for special panel consideration. 
>Submissions =20=
>that=20
>will not be presented in written form (performances, art, etc.) must  includ=
>e=20
>a brief (1-2) page explanation of the submission's relevance to the =20
>topic/theme, materials used, and concepts explored. All presentations, wheth=
>er =20
>written, performed, or shown, may not exceed 20 minutes.
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>Submission Deadline: December 17, 2005
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>Conference Date: February 17-18, 2006

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