Nabokov Panels at MLA Convention in Washington, DC (6-9 January, 2022)

Submitted by dana_dragunoiu on Mon, 06/21/2021 - 14:30

The International Vladimir Nabokov Society (IVNS) is happy to announce two panels on Nabokov at the MLA convention in Washington, DC, next year (6-9 January 2022). 

Special Session: Speaking in Images: Nabokov’s Visual Languages (Chair: Zoran Kuzmanovich)

“Had I been a painter": Lolita and the Perversity of Intermedial Translation

Robyn Jensen, Pomona C.  

Photographs Revisited: Intermedial Translation and Non-Translation in Speak, Memory

Christine Fouirnaie, University of Chicago 

Novels like Films: Cinematographic Techniques in Nabokov’s Prose

Erica Camisa Morale, University of Southern California 


Guaranteed Session: Border Crossings in Nabokov’s Work’ (Chair: Siggy Frank)

Nabokov’s Failed (?) Works and How to Improve Them: Pierre Bayard’s Place in Nabokov Studies

Eric Naiman, U of California, Berkeley

‘Off the Nabocuff’: Interviews, Interlocutors, and Aesthetics

Ella Barker, U of York

The Poetry of Publicity: Nabokov as Adman

Marie Bouchet, U Toulouse Jean Jaurès