Deadline for submissions: May 1, 2017
Full name / name of organization: Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Richmond B.C.
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CORRUPTIBLE SEED: Literary, Political, and Historical Perspectives on Bob Dylan

Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Richmond B.C., September 22-23, 2017

Bob Dylan, who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in November 2016, is one of the seminal figures of contemporary culture. Aligning with the 50th anniversary of his landmark album John Wesley Harding, this conference will explore perspectives on Dylan’s work from a variety of disciplines. Proposed papers should deal with any aspect of Dylan’s career and oeuvre, whether from a political, historical, or literary standpoint. More musicological analyses are also welcome.

If you would like to present a paper or organize a panel, please submit a proposal (150-200 words) including your name and institutional affiliation to, cc’ing and, by no later than March 1, 2017. Panel proposals should include the names of each panel member, along with preliminary paper titles. If you are interested in chairing a panel at the conference, feel free to indicate your interest by way of an email.

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