International Conference on Narrative

April 7-10, 2011

  Thursday, April 7, 2011

Narrative Theory I

Revenge Narratives from Bodily Balance to (Artful) Bloodbath

Ellen Spolsky, Bar-Ilan University

On Neuroaesthetics
Kay Young, University of California, Santa Barbara

10:30–12:00 Session A
1:00–2:30 Session B
2:45–4:15 Session C
4:30–6:00 Session D
6:00–8:00 Newcomers’ Dinner

Plenary I

A Tale of Two Boyfriends: Segmentation and Juxtaposition in the Design of Digital Narrative
Janet H. Murray, Georgia Institute of Technology

  Friday, April 8, 2011
8:30–10:00 Session E
10:15–11:45 Session F
12:00–1:00 Pedagogy Session
1:15–2:45 Session G
3:00–4:30 Session H

Plenary II (Graham Chapel, Washington University)

Progression, Procession, Transition: Kentridge With Benjamin
Michael Rothberg, University of Illinois

7:30–9:30 Reception (Knight Center, Washington University)
  Saturday, April 9, 2011
8:30–10:00 Session I

Plenary III

The Multiplicity of Implied Authors and the Complex Case of Uncle Tom’s Cabin
Patrick Colm Hogan, University of Connecticut

Noon–1:30 Business Lunch

Narrative Theory II

Dialogics and History
Amy Elias, University of Tennessee

Horizontal Tradition
Christian Moraru, University of North Carolina, Greensboro

3:00–4:30 Session J
4:45–6:15 Session K
9:00–12:00 Narrative Society Dance and Cash Bar
  Sunday, April 10, 2011
8:30–10:00 Session L
10:15–11:45 Session M

Narrative Theory III

Storytime and Storylines: Reading Readers Reading Graphic Narratives
Jared Gardner, Ohio State University, and Charles Hatfield, California State University, Northridge