CFP: [Postcolonial] "International Aphra" (Aphra Behn Society) panel for ASECS 2009
A panel for the annual conference of the American Society for Eighteenth-
Century Studies in Richmond, Virginia, March 26-29, 2009.
The Aphra Behn Society solicits papers on any aspect of Aphra Behn in an
international context. Topics could include Behn as a translator, travel
writer, or spy; Behnâ€™s views of empire, international cooperation or
conflict; her contributions to movements in England and/or Europe such as
colonialism and exoticism; the representation of â€œotherâ€ people, places,
flora, fauna, food, and assorted things; comparison to non-English
authors in the treatment of similar topics; translations by Behn or of
her work; her reception abroad; teaching Behn in different countries; her
use of themes or conventions from non-English literary traditions; and
other topics unanticipated here. A wide variety of disciplines and
Please send 1-2 page abstracts to Dr. Karen Gevirtz, Dept. of English,
Seton Hall University, 400 South Orange Avenue, South Orange, NJ 07079 or
as email attachments to gevirtka_at_shu.edu by September 15, 2008.
Please include your telephone and fax numbers and e-mail address and
mention any audio-visual needs and special scheduling requests.
For more information on the conference, see:
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