This is an open call for papers for the 8th International Ted Hughes Conference. This conference seeks to explore new ways of reading Hughes’s work as well as delving deeper into rich established veins of scholarly research. The conference welcomes abstracts on any Hughes topic. Please send an abstract of 300 words with a short bio to Carrie Smith at Hughesconference@cardiff.ac.uk by March 31st 2018.
Suggested topics include but are not limited to:
The literary afterlives of Hughes
Birthday Letters 20 years on
Dialogues with Hughes: literary friendships
Hughes and folklore
Hughes and medievalism