CALL FOR PAPERS
You are cordially invited to participate in the XIV International Bakhtin Conference.
The conference will be organized around various coordinated topic areas
1) The philological issue (the situation of Bakhtinian texts, with particular reference to the critical edition in seven volumes as yet unfinished;
2) Bakhtin philosopher and theorist (his contribution to philosophy, literary theory, religious thought, aesthetics, anthropology and contemporary human sciences);
3) Bakhtin and literary, cultural and anthropological history (corpuses, objects, languages, chronotopes).
There will also be special sessions on the Bakhtin Circle, religious thought, linguistic and mediological research, and musicology. However, papers and panel proposals on all aspects of the work of the Bakhtin Circle are welcome: genesis, influences, comparisons, reception, extensions, reformulations, exegesis, textology, translation, teaching, and in all spheres in which Bakhtinian thought is proving to be particularly productive.
Extended Deadline for Proposals of Papers:
February 28, 2011
Deadline for Panel Proposals:
February 15, 2011
Proposals should include: paper title, abstract of 600-800 words, author’s name, institutional affiliation, full mailing address and e-mail address.
Please send proposals in word format to: Federico Pellizzi at firstname.lastname@example.org
Acceptances will sent out by March 15, 2011.
International Advisory Committee:
Ramon Alvarado, Universidad autónoma metropolitana (Mexico)
Mika Lähteenmäki, Jyväskylä University (Finland)
Vitalij Machlin, MSPU (Russia)
Nikolaj I. Nikolaev, PSUL (Russia)
David Shepherd, University of Sheffield (Great Britain)
Clive Thomson, Western Ontario University (Canada)
Anthony Wall, University of Calgary (Canada)
Italian Scientific Committee
Giovanni Bottiroli (Comparative Literature, University o Bergamo)
Giuseppe Ghini (Slavic Studies, University of Urbino)
Federico Pellizzi (Italian Studies, University of Bologna), Coordinator
Ganpiero Piretto (Slavic Studies, University of Milano)
Augusto Ponzio (Semiotics and Philosophy of Language, University of Bari)
Ezio Raimondi (Italian Studies, University of Bologna, IBC)
Cesare Segre (Italian and Romance Studies, Unicersity of Pavia)
Vittorio Strada (Slavic Studies, University of Venezia)
Official Conference Languages: English, French, Russian, Italian.
Conference Facilities: Conference sessions will be held at the Rocca di Bertinoro in the University Centre of the University of Bologna.
Proceedings: A refereed conference proceedings volume will be published following the conference.
Accommodation: Rooms and meals at reasonable rates will be available at the Bertinoro University Residence
Other accommodation is also available close to campus, in the town of Bertinoro.
Conference fees: The conference fee is 200 € (student fee 100 €), payable directly online to the Conference Organizer:
Travel: Forlì airport (http://www.forliairport.com/) is about 5 Km from the University Centre and is well connected to the main European capitals.
Bologna Airport (http://www.bologna-airport.it/), which is about 80 Km from the University Centre, is an important international airport.
Conference website (currently under construction):
Scientific Coordinator: Federico Pellizzi email@example.com
Coordinating Assistant: Susan Brewer firstname.lastname@example.org
Conference Organizer: Roberta Partisani email@example.com