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Archive for September 2013

British Society for Literature and Science Conference 2014

The British Society for Literature and Science’s 2014 Conference will take place at the University of Surrey, Guildford between the 10th and the 12th of April.  Keynote speakers will include Professor Mary Orr (University of Southampton) and Professor Bernard Lightman (York University, Toronto).  The Call for Papers and further details can be found here.  Proposals of no more than 250 words, together with the name and institutional affiliation of the speaker, should be sent in the body of messages (not in attachments) to Gregory Tate (g.tate@surrey.ac.uk).  The closing date for submissions is Friday 6 December 2013.

Romanticism and Self-Destruction

The University of Bristol’s Centre for Romantic and Victorian Studies will be holding a one-day conference on Romanticism and Self-Destruction on May 9th next year, with plenary talks by Andrew Bennett and Caroline Franklin.  The Call for Papers can be found on the conference website; 250-word proposals should be emailed to the conference organisers, Stephanie Codsi and Jimmy Packham, at romselfdestruct@gmail.com by December 1st.

Romantic Locations

Romantic Locations, BARS’ Early Career and Postgraduate Conference for 2014, will take place between the 19th and the 21st of March at the Wordsworth Trust in Grasmere, a stone’s throw from Dove Cottage.  The full Call for Papers can be found in a dedicated section on the main BARS site; this will be updated with further information on accommodation, food and travel arrangements as these are confirmed.  We hope you’ll consider submitting an abstract; the conference email address is romanticlocations@gmail.com and the deadline for abstracts is November 15th.