Call for papers – IGEL Stavanger (NO), July 25-28, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS, IGEL Stavanger (NO), July 25-28, 2018

EXTENDED DEADLINE: February 10, 2018.

The International Society for the Empirical Study of Literature (IGEL) invites submissions to the 2018 biennial conference across all areas of the empirical study of literature and media, including but not limited to, cognitive processing of literature, literature/media and culture, neuroscience and literature, literary reception, reading and emotion, historical study of literature, and corpus analysis of literature.

Submissions may be accepted either as spoken presentations (individual papers or parts of pre-organized symposia) or as poster presentations. The format of spoken presentations (whether paper or symposia) is 20 minutes + 10 minutes for discussion.

The review committee requires a summary of the presentation. The summary should be 600-800 words and contain a short introduction, a description of the methods as appropriate, and a brief conclusion. The committee will not accept papers or posters based on data that have yet to be collected. Acceptance decisions will be communicated to the authors by March 15, 2018.

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Save the date: The 16th IGEL Conference in Stavanger, Norway

The International Society for the Empirical Study of Literature and Media – IGEL – is a highly interdisciplinary society of scholars and researchers involved in empirical studies of the nature, effects, and implications of literature and literary reading.

For two decades, IGEL has conducted biennial conferences in North-America and Europe.
IGEL and the Norwegian Centre for Reading Education and Research, University of Stavanger, are proud to welcome you to the 16th biennial IGEL Conference in Stavanger, Norway.

The conference is open for everybody with an interest in our research areas. Register before May 1st for an early bird discount!

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