CFP: 5th International Conference FIGURES OF FICTION: “CHARACTER DYNAMICS” (deadline: July 15)

5th International Conference
 
FIGURES OF FICTION: “CHARACTER DYNAMICS”
 
20|21 [nov] 2017
CENTER OF PORTUGUESE LITERATURE 
Faculdade de Letras, Coimbra University, Portugal
 
The focus of this conference is the transliterary vitality of characters and related movements of refiguration. Literature (in different time periods and narrative genres), cinema, plastic arts, television, publicity, mediatic discourses or electronic games are some of the areas where the dynamic nature of fictional characters is represented.
 
CONFERENCE THEMES
 
The afterlife of characters
Transliterary movements of characters 
Metalepsis and characters 
Dictionary definitions of characters: hypotheses and suggestions
 
INVITED SPEAKERS
 
Ralf Schneider (University of Bielefeld)
Brian Richardson (University of Maryland)
Raphaël Baroni (University of Lausanne)
 
TIMELINE
 
JULY 15: 
Deadline for sending individual abstracts (200-300 words)
JULY 31:
Papers will be selected
SEPTEMBER 30: 
Final program available
 
REGISTRATION FEES
 
Faculty: €30,00. 
Students: €20,00. 
Participants without papers: €15,00.
 
Abstracts should be sent to clp@fl.uc.pt
Please indicate “Figuras da Ficção 5” in the subject line. 

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