Update: June 9, 2008Plenary Session Speakers: Robert Barsky (Vanderbilt University) Craig Brandist (Sheffield University) Caryl Emerson (Cornell University) Gardiner, Michael (University of Western Ontario) Ken Hirschkop (University of Waterloo) Peter Hitchcock (City University of New York) Michael Holquist (Yale University) Linda Hutcheon (University of Toronto) Stephen Lofts (King’s University College) Vitalii Makhlin (Moscow State Humanities University) David Shepherd (University of Sheffield) Galin Tihanov (Lancaster University) Anthony Wall (University of Calgary) The full programme is here: http://www.shef.ac.uk/content/1/c6/03/81/28/Bakhtin%20Conference%20Program%206.9.pdf.
First Posted: November 11, 2007The First International Mikhaïl Bakhtin Conference, organized by Clive Thomson, Anthony Wall, and others, was held at Queen’s University (Canada) in October, 1983. The thirteenth conference will be held as a celebration of the accomplishments of the twelve others that have taken place over the twenty-five years since the first one. The thirteenth conference will also be an occasion to assess the present state of research on the Bakhtin Circle and map out directions for future research. 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, etc. Deadline for Proposals has been extended to December 15, 2007. For further details, please go here: http://www.uwo.ca/french/bakhtin/index.html.