An interdisciplinary conference at the University of Oxford, 15-16 September 2015.
With keynotes by:
Professor John Mack (University of East Anglia), author of The Sea: A Cultural History (2011).
Professor Christiana Payne (Oxford Brookes University), author of Where the Sea Meets the Land: Artists on the Coast in Nineteenth Century Britain (1998) and The Power of the Sea: Making Waves in British Art 1790-2014 (with Janette Kerr, 2014).
Professor Bernhard Klein (University of Kent), author of Fictions of the Sea: Critical Perspectives on the Ocean in British Literature and Culture (2002) and Sea Changes: Historicizing the Ocean (with Gesa Mackenthun, 2004).