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Conversations in the Blogosphere: An Analysis "from the Bottom Up". Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-38) Best Paper Nominee.

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The Performativity of Naming: Adolescent Weblog Names as Metaphor

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Buxom Girls and Boys in Baseball Hats: Adolescent Avatars in Graphical Chat Spaces

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February 18, 2006

Panels for the 2006 MLA Convention, Division on Autobiography, Biography, and Life Writing

Here are the panels for the 2006 MLA Convention, Division on Autobiography, Biography, and Life Writing. If your paper is accepted, you will have to become a member of the MLA by April 1--if you are a member already, then you're all set. Please send your proposal to the person chairing the session; you can submit to more than one session, although if you're selected for both, I assume you'd be asked to choose one.

1. Theorist Autobiographers. Autobiographical works by writers known as theorists, and/or life-writing that develops theoretical argument (e.g. Augustine, Confessions; Montaigne, essays; Wordsworth, Prelude; Steedman, Landscape for a Good Woman; Derrida, Circumfession; Sedgwick, Dialogue on Love). 250-word abstracts by March 10 to Carolyn Williams ([email protected]).

2. Life Writing and Humor. Parody, irony, and satire as modes for understanding and interrogating life writing genres. Self-deprecation or mockery as strategies for identity construction. Lives of comic writers, artists, performers. 250-word abstracts by March 10 to Craig Howes ([email protected])

3. Auto/Graphics after Maus. Interaction between word and image; construction of personae through documents, portraits, anecdotes; narration and layout of time, space, history; "graphic" content as well as form. 250-word abstracts by March 10 to Gillian Whitlock ([email protected])

FYI--the current members of the division executive committee are Sarah Bird Wright, Carolyn Williams, Craig Howes, Alison Booth, and Gillian Whitlock.

Craig Howes
Director, Center for Biographical Research
Editor, _Biography: An Interdisciplinary Quarterly_
Professor of English
1733 Donaghho Road
University of Hawai'i at Manoa
Honolulu, Hawai'i 96822
E-mail: [email protected] , or [email protected]
Home Page: www.hawaii.edu/biograph

Posted by prolurkr at February 18, 2006 12:54 PM

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