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CFP: International Conference on Narrative, U. of Amsterdam (1/15/16; 6/16-18/16)

uamsterdam2016 International Conference on Narrative
June 16-18, 2016
University of Amsterdam

Call for Papers
The International Conference on Narrative is an interdisciplinary forum addressing all dimensions of narrative theory and practice. Proposals for papers and panels on all aspects of narrative in any genre, period, discipline, language, and medium are welcomed. This year’s conference will take place at the University of Amsterdam from June 16-18, with an opening reception at the EYE Film Museum on June 15.

Proposals for Individual Papers
Please provide the title and a 300-word abstract of the paper you are proposing; your name, institutional affiliation, email address, and 2-3 keywords (e.g. cognitive studies; Victorian novels; narrator); and a brief statement (no more than 100 words) about your work and your publications.

Proposals for Panels
Please provide a 700-word (maximum) description of the topic of the panel and of each panelist’s contribution; the title of the panel and the titles of the individual papers; and for each participant the name, institutional affiliation, email address, and a brief statement (no more than 100 words) about the person’s work and publications.

Deadline for receipt of proposals: Friday, January 15, 2016.
Please send proposals by email in PDF or Word to: narrative-fgw@uva.nl.

Keynote Speakers
Espen Aarseth, IT University of Copenhagen
Clare Hemmings, The London School of Economics
Roberta Pearson, University of Nottingham

Contemporary Narrative Theory Speakers
Colin Harvey, King’s College London
Silke Horstkotte, Leipzig University
Jason Mittell, Middlebury College
Nancy Pedri, Memorial University of Newfoundland
Daniel Stein, University of Siegen
Nicolas Szilas, University of Geneva

All participants must join the International Society for the Study of Narrative. For more information on the ISSN, please visit: http://narrative.georgetown.edu/.

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