Emily Brontë: A Peculiar Music

deadline for submissions: 
February 1, 2018
full name / name of organization: 
Brontë Society
contact email: 

The Bronte Society is delighted to announce that it is hosting a conference to celebrate the life and work of Emily Bronte in her bicentenary year. The conference, Emily Brontë: A Peculiar Music, will take place in York, UK, 7 – 9 September 2018.  The organisers welcome papers on a broad range of topics exploring Emily’s life and work, such as:                                                     

Displacement, dispossession and exile

The Gothic/Queer readings

Musicality: in text and life                                                          

Evocations of place/landscape

Religion, metaphysics and mysticism

Childhood and imagination


Abstract submission guidelines: Please send an abstract of no more than 500 words to katarzyna.mc@bronte.org.uk  by 1 February 2018. The abstract should include a title, name and affiliation of the speaker, and a contact email address.   The Brontë Society regrets that no expenses are available, but those invited to speak are guaranteed a warm reception and an informed and attentive audience.