Call for papers 4th Conference of the European Narratology Network: 'Modelling Narrative across Borders' and Pre-Conference Doctoral Master Class

Deadline for panel and paper proposals: [EXTENDED] October 15, 2014 (FINAL CALL!) • Abstracts present a theoretical outlook (and if applicable: a case study) and should contain title, author’s name and affiliation. • Pre-organized panels for consideration should additionally contain - a summary paragraph along with proposed session title - name of a panel chair (this may be one of the speakers) - abstracts of 3 or max 4 papers per panel • For a poster, please submit a 200-word abstract and a CV. There will be separate poster sessions.

Send submissions to the conference organisation committee via (please write “ENN Conference: Submission” in the subject line.)
Acceptances will be sent out by November 15, 2014. Registration for the Conference will open on November 15, 2014. Deadline for registration: January 10, 2015. ​
Registration fee: 165 € – PhD students: 85 €.

In order to take part in the conference, participants must be members of the ENN.  To register as a member, please consult the ENN website – “How to join the ENN” . 

In conjunction with the 4th Conference of the European Narratology Network, a new pre-conference doctoral seminar on interdisciplinary narrative theory will be offered. The seminar will feature as confirmed speaker Professor Jan Christoph Meister (Hamburg University). The master class will be devoted partly to the theoretical discussion of narratological parameters and partly to the application of these parameters to (automated) narrative analysis and digital humanities. It will involve a hands-on introduction to tools for computational narratology and collaborative narratological annotation.
Applicants for participation in the seminar (who must be enrolled as doctoral students in a degree-granting institution during the 2014-2015 academic year) doing research on any topic of narrative relevance in any medium are eligible.
Prospective participants are asked to send a 2- to 3-page description of their doctoral research together with their résumés and name of institution to the following address:  Please write “ENN Conference: Master Class” in the subject line. The deadline for submissions is October 15, 2014.
Ph.D. students completing the course will receive a diploma. The course counts as 2 ECTS.


Price: The course is free of charge, but participants will need to pay the (student) conference registration fee.
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Main conference convenor: Prof. Gunther Martens (Ghent University).