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Call for Papers

For a panel proposed for the German Studies Association Conference
Louisville, Kentucky; September 22-25, 2011

Panel Title: “Christoph Ransmayr: New Interpretations”

The panel aims to begin/continue a discussion about Ransmayr’s work, in
part due to the fact that his name is mentioned with some regularity as a
Nobel Prize contender. Papers are welcome on all aspects of Ransmayr’s
production; topics might include but are not limited to: nature, illness,
temporality/history, form, and/or Ransmayr’s texts in dialogue with recent
films (such as Nanga Parbat) or other contemporary “Austrian” literature.

Please send an abstract to Laurie Johnson at [log in to unmask] by January 31, 2011.

Laurie Johnson
Associate Professor of Germanic Languages and Literatures,
in the Program in Comparative and World Literature,
and in the Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
2090 FLB, 707 S. Mathews Ave.
Urbana, IL  61801
Phone: 217/265-4037
Websites: http://laurieruthjohnson.weebly.com/
http://www.germanic.illinois.edu/people/lruthjoh

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