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>From: "Tammy Durant" <[log in to unmask]>
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>Subject: CFP: Illustrated Texts (4/16/07; M/MLA, 11/8/07-11/11/07)
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>49th Annual Convention of the Midwest Modern 
>Language Association. Cleveland, Nov. 8-11, 
>2007.  
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>Permanent Session: Illustrated Texts 
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>  >From the medieval illuminated manuscript to 
>the postmodern graphic novel, text and image 
>have enjoyed a close partnership. This session 
>encourages papers exploring the multifaceted and 
>complex means by which illustrations perform 
>interpretive work in supporting, informing, 
>challenging, or undermining textual claims. 
>Alternatively, papers could interpret 
>"illustrated text" broadly and consider the 
>process of "readingÓ images, say, in medieval 
>Books of Days, a cathedral's sculptural program, 
>William Hogarth's series, cartoons or 
>advertisements, video games, or the tattooed 
>words comprising Shelley Jackson's Skin. Please 
>send a 200-word abstract to Tammy Durant 
>([log in to unmask]), Metropolitan 
>State University, by April 16, 2007.

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