CFP Narrative, Media and Cognition VI: "RECONFIGURATIONS: New Narrative Challenges in Moving Images"


The virtual conference Narrative, Media and Cognition VI - under the title of "RECONFIGURATIONS: New Narrative Challenges in Moving Images" will take place over three days - from 14 to 16 October 2021, and has the pleasure of presenting the following 6 keynote speakers:

Jane Alison – University of Virginia. Author of the book "Meander, Spiral, Explode: Design and Pattern in Narrative" (2019).

Nitzan Ben-Shaul – University of Tel-Aviv. Author of the book "Cinema of Choice: Optional Thinking and Narrative Movies" (2012).

Jens Eder – University of Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF. Co-editor of "Image Operations. Visual Media and Political Conflict" (2017) and "Characters in Fictional Worlds: Understanding Imaginary Beings in Literature, Film, and Other Media" (2010).

Marina Grishakova – University of Tartu, Estonia. Co-author of the book "The Gesamtkunstwerk as a Synergy of the Arts" (2020); co-editor of "Narrative Complexity: Cognition, Embodiment, Evolution (2019) and Intermediality and Storytelling" (2010).

Miklós Kiss – University of Groningen. Co-author of the book "Impossible Puzzle Films: A Cognitive Approach to Contemporary Complex Cinema" (2018).

Jason Mittell – Middlebury College. Author of the book "Complex TV: The Poetics of Contemporary Television Storytelling" (2015).

Deadline for proposal submissions: 12th April 2021.
Conference languages: English and Portuguese.

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ENN is the European Narratology Network, an association of individual narratologists and narratological institutions. ENN aims to foster the study of narrative representation in literature, film, digital media, etc. across all European languages and cultures.