January 29, 2018

Conference on Noir Aesthetics, University of Edinburgh, June 15, 2018: Call For Papers

From the mailbox:
Noir Aesthetics in World Literatures
 Organised by the Language and Violence Research Strand and the Department of European Languages and Cultures (DELC) of the University of Edinburgh, this one-day symposium will focus on the evolution of narrative techniques towards noir aesthetics in world literatures.
 Featuring papers by selected researchers, and a conversation with invited author, Christopher Brookmyre, it will look at texts which favour the adoption of a new consciousness towards cultural politics, as they reinforce the connection between literature and public affairs.
 For more information:
https://www.ed.ac.uk/literatures-languages-cultures/delc/events/noir-aesthetics-in-world-literatures We invite all those who wish to participate in the ‘Noir Aesthetics in World Literatures’ symposium to send their proposals for twenty-minute papers, exploring the questions presented above, with an abstract of no more than 300 words to v1malons@ed.ac.uk by 28th February 2018.

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