While focusing on Against the Day and Pynchonís eagerly awaited most recent novel, Inherent Vice, the IPW conference, June 9-12 2010, is open to engagement with any aspect of Pynchonís oeuvre and any Pynchon-related subject. The organizers hope to provide a forum for scholars in various disciplines, ranging from literature through cultural studies to the exact sciences, taking any critical or theoretical approach. There is no participation fee.
All presentations will be in plenary session. Each speaker will be allotted thirty minutes (including discussion). Presentations may take the form of individual papers, media presentations, or panels. Please submit proposals/abstracts (in English) of 500-750 words for individual presentations, or of 1,000-1,500 words for panels. Responses to inquiries and notification of acceptance will be sent by e-mail.
Deadline for proposals: November 30, 2009
Decisions by January 15, 2010
Proposals/abstracts should be e-mailed to
Zofia Kolbuszewska: firstname.lastname@example.org
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