Wednesday, December 18, 2013

IGEL 2014: Conference Torino in July 2014

Conference Torino  July 21-24, 2014
deadline: Jan 15, 2014

You are invited to send proposals for conference papers and symposia in the following and related fields:
  • Literary reading processes (emotion, cognition, personality, etc.); 
  • The social role of literature and related media (e.g. film, theatre, Internet, multimedia, virtual reality); 
  •  Educational implications of empirical studies of literature and the media; 
  •  Literature and media from an evolutionary perspective; 
  •  Early literary and media socialization; 
  •  Pedagogical and educational aspects of literature and the media; 
  • The processes of literary and media production, distribution and reception; 
  •  The role of literary and other cultural institutions: past, present and future; 
  • The empirical study of historical reception and historical readers; 
  • Digital methods of research on literature and the media (text analysis, corpus studies, hypertext models, etc.).
Paper presentations will last 20 minutes, followed by discussion. Symposia consist of a group of papers in one session or in the number of sessions required.
Proposals should be submitted by January 15th 2014. You can submit your proposal here. A decision on acceptance will be provided by March 10th 2014.

The journals CLCWeb and Versus will devote special issues to our conference. The Journal of Literary Theory is preparing a special issue (Vol. 9, No. 1, 2015) on empirical methods in literary studies.

 Keynote speakers
  • Jerôme Bourdon, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Art Greasser, Univ. of Memphis, Memphis, TN, U.S.A. 
  • Arthur Jacobs, Free University, Berlin, Germany 
  • Elly Konijn, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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