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The British Association for Romantic Studies (BARS) was set up in 1989 by academics to promote the study of the cultural history of the Romantic period. Since then, BARS has organised eight International conferences at various locations in the UK, has published the BARS Bulletin and Review twice-yearly, and currently has more than 350 members.

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The Byron Society of America - MLA Convention 2009

The Byron Society of America solicits papers for its 2009 session in Philadelphia, which will be dedicated to the theme of "Byron and the Revolutionary Spirit." Topics may include, but are not limited to: Byron as Poetic Innovator; Byron and the Greek Revolution; English Bards and Scotch Reviewers 200 years on; Rebels and Rebellion in Byron's Narrative Poetry and Drama; Byron and Nationalist movements in Ireland and Scotland (or elsewhere). Send 50-100 word abstract or completed paper to Paul Douglass (Paul.Douglass@sjsu.edu) by March 15, 2009.