>From: "Bakhtin Centre" <Bakhtin.Centre@sheffield.ac.uk>
>To: "Multiple recipients of list BAKHTIN-NEWS" <email@example.com>
>Date: March 29, 2007 08:17:42 AM EST
>Subject: CFP: Thirteenth International Bakhtin Conference
>APOLOGIES FOR ANY CROSS-POSTING
>Please direct any queries to Professor Clive Thomson, University of Western
>Thirteenth International Mikhail Bakhtin Conference
>July 28 to August 1, 2008
>University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
>CALL FOR PAPERS
>The First International Mikhaïl Bakhtin Conference, organized by Clive Thomson,
>Anthony Wall, and others, was held at Queen?s University (Canada) in October,
>1983. The thirteenth conference will be held as a celebration of the
>accomplishments of the twelve others that have taken place over the twenty-five
>years since the first one. The thirteenth conference will also be an occasion
>to assess the present state of research on the Bakhtin Circle and map out
>directions for future research.
>Conference Themes: Papers and panel proposals on all aspects of the work of the
>Bakhtin Circle are welcome: genesis, influences, comparisons, reception,
>extensions, reformulations, exegesis, textology, translation, teaching, etc.
>Deadline for Proposals:
>November 1, 2007
>Proposals should include: paper title, abstract of 600 words maximum
>(double-spaced), author?s name, institutional affiliation, complete mailing
>address, email address, telephone number.
>Send proposals in WORD format to: Clive Thomson at cthomson who-is-at uwo.ca.
>Acceptances of papers and panels will sent out by December 15, 2007.
>International Advisory Committee:
>Maroussia Ahmed, McMaster University
>Janice Best, Acadia University
>Tara Collington, University of Waterloo
>Ken Hirschkop, University of Waterloo
>Jelena Jovicic, University of British Columbia (Kelowna)
>Mika Lähteenmäki, University of Joensuu
>David Shepherd, University of Sheffield
>Anthony Wall, University of Calgary
>Local Organizing Committee, University of Western Ontario
>Clive Thomson, Department of French Studies
>Mireya Folch Serra, Department of Geography
>Michael Gardiner, Department of Sociology
>Jean Leclerc, Department of French Studies
>Mario Longtin, Department of French Studies
>John Nassichuk, Department of French Studies
>Vlad Tumanov, Department of Modern Languages
>Official Conference Languages: English, French, Russian.
>Conference Facilities: Conference sessions will be held in University College on
>the main campus of the University of Western Ontario.
>Proceedings: A refereed conference proceedings volume will be published
>following the conference.
>Lodgings and Meals: Rooms and meals at reasonable rates will be available in
>university residences within easy walking distance from University College.
>Hotels and Bed and Breakfast accommodations are also available close to
>Travel: London is located two hours by train or car from Toronto. There are also
>several daily flights (45 minutes) from Toronto International Airport to the
>Cultural and other Activities: A day-trip to the Stratford International Theatre
>Festival will be organized.
>Funding: Every effort will be made by the conference organizers to assist those
>colleagues and students who need help in covering travel and subsistence
>Conference website (currently under construction):
>University of Sheffield
>Floor 8, Arts Tower
>Sheffield S10 2TN
>Tel.: +44 (0)114 222 7415
>Fax: +44 (0)114 222 7416
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