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Wednesday, January 05, 2011

CFP: Reading Time and Space

International Postgraduate Literature Conference
Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Lublin, Poland September 22-24, 2011
Literary dimensions. Reading time and space.
Call for papers
We are pleased to announce the International Postgraduate Literature Conference “Literary dimensions. Reading time and space.” The conference will take place between 22-24 September 2011 and will be hosted by the English Department at Maria Curie- Skłodowska University in Lublin, Poland. The aim of the conference is to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas, opinions and research results between students working in various fields of literary studies.
We invite postgraduate students and young academic researchers working on their Ph.D dissertations to submit paper proposals of about 200-250 words by May 15, 2011. Specific areas of interest include but are not limited to:
identities and personal spaces literature of belonging real vs. imaginary space center, periphery and borderlands literature and cultural geography home and homelessness
space construction narrating time and space revisions and alternative histories movement, travel, migration mapping and literary cartography alternative spaces and imaginary worlds the void and the abyss cyberspace and hypertext dimensions in visual narratives transgressing space utopian and dystopian landscapes journeys within and beyond time visions of the future and literary prophesies (r)evolutions and change
Abstract should include the title of the paper, name of the author(s) and academic affiliation. It should be sent as an email attachment to the following e-mail address: iplc2011@gmail.com
We are planning a publication of selected papers. Conference fee is 35 EUR or 140 PLN.
Organizing Committee:
Zuzanna Gawro ska, Julia Nikiel, Katarzyna Czerwiec-Dykiel, Hubert Kowalewski www.iplc2011.umcs.eu

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