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Call for Papers: The 46th Wordsworth Summer Conference, 2017

The Call for Papers for the next Wordsworth Summer Conference has now been released. See below for further details, and follow the links for details on how to apply for a bursary/submit an abstract.

The 46th Wordsworth Summer Conference, 2017
Monday 7 August to Thursday 17 August at Rydal Hall, Cumbria

Keynote Lectures, 2017:
Gillian Beer   Matthew Bevis   James Engell
Richard Gravil   Meiko O’Halloran   Nick Halmi
Alexandra Harris  Felicity James
Michael O’Neill
Fiona Robertson   Fiona Stafford
Heidi Thomson   Kasahara Yorimichi

http://www.wordsworthconferences.org.uk/3.html

and the link to our bursaries for postgraduate students

http://www.wordsworthconferences.org.uk/10.html

Key Features:

    • The conference is in two parts, of five nights each, with a changeover day
    • 7 excursions, 7 fell-walks, and some lower level walks
    • 13 keynote lectures and 30-34 papers
    • Either 4 or 9 full days in Rydal 
    • Excursions to places of Wordsworthian connections or general cultural interest 
    • Up to seventy miles of fell walking