CfP: The 10th Biennial Symbiosis Conference: Transatlantic Literary & Cultural Relations

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Please see below for a Call for Papers for the 10th Biennial Symbiosis Conference on Transatlantic Literary and Cultural Relations, which may well be of interest to Romanticists working on areas which span the oceans.

The 10th Biennial Symbiosis Conference:
Transatlantic Literary & Cultural Relations
A Symbiosis and Essex University event
Essex University, Colchester, UK
Thursday 9th to Sunday 12th July, 2015

Keynote Speakers: Richard Gray (Essex University); Peter Hulme (Essex); Jahan Ramazani (Virginia)
Guest speaker: t.b.a.

The headline conference theme is trauma, conflict, and reconciliations, although proposals on any topic relevant to any area of Transatlantic Studies are welcome. The event organizers invite submission of:

• 200 – 300 word abstracts for proposed 20-minute conference presentations
• Panel presentations comprising 3 presenters (please submit three 200 word abstracts & brief overall rationale)

Please send by email to both Prof. Philip Tew (Brunel; philip.tew@brunel.ac.uk) and Dr. Matthew Scott (Reading; t.m.l.scott@reading.ac.uk). Add ‘Symbiosis 2015 Proposal’ to the subject line of your message, an essential detail since they will be sorted automatically using this search term.

EXTENDED SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Sunday 22nd March 2015

The editors of Symbiosis, the Conference Directors, and Essex University’s Department of English invite proposals for panels and individual papers of twenty minute length, which engage a wide …read more

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