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[ecrea] CFP RSS conference 2013

Sat Nov 17 07:22:36 GMT 2012


*The Fifth Biannual conference of the RECEPTION STUDY SOCIETY

Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI

Thursday through Sunday, Sept. 26-29 2013

The Reception Study Society promotes informal and formal exchanges between scholars in several related fields: reader-response criticism and pedagogy, reception history, history of reading and the book, audience and communication studies, institutional studies, and gender, race, ethnic, sexuality, postcolonial, religious, and other studies.

*Proposals *for panels and papers in any of these areas are now welcome. Please submit proposals of 250 words or less, along with a one-page cv, to Amy Blair at (amy.blair /at/ <mailto:(amy.blair /at/> by *April 15, 2013.

*Keynote Speakers will be*:

John Carlos Rowe
*Professor of English and American Studies and Ethnicity, University of Southern California "The Reader Writes back: Interactivity and the New Dynamics of Reception" His current scholarly projects include /The Rediscovery of America: Multicultural Literature/ /and the New Democracy/
and /Blackwell’s Companion to American Studies.

/*Ernest Mathijs
*Associate professor of film studies at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver) "Between Interpretive and Affective Communities: Cultists, the Aesthetic Experience, and Reception Studies." He has recently published /The Cinema of David Cronenberg: From Baron of Blood to Cultural Hero/ (2008); with Xavier Mendik (eds), T/he Cult Film Reader /(2007); and with Martin Barker (eds), /Watching The Lord of the Rings: Tolkien World Audiences /(2007).

*Joan Rubin
*Professor of History, University of Rochester
            "Print Culture and the Cosmopolitan Reader"
She has written /Songs of Ourselves: The Uses of Poetry in America/ (2007) and a collaborative /History of the Book in America/ (2000).

Reduced rate rooms will soon be available from the Doubletree Inn in downtown Milwaukee (414-273-2950 or 414-727-1575).

Selected conference papers will be solicited for publication in the RSS journal */Reception: Texts, Readers, Audiences, History/,* which will be published by Penn State University Press as of the fall of 2013. For information about the RSS, including membership information, or the journal, please visit our website: .

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