CFP: [Romantic] Romantic Visual Cultures (19 April 2009)

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ROMANTIC VISUAL CULTURES (Wales and West Romanticism Seminar, No. 4)

Friday, 17 April 2009 @ Cardiff University

Plenary Speakers: Peter Garside (Edinburgh) and Luisa Calè (Birkbeck)

Romantic Visual Cultures is hosted by the Centre for Editorial and
Intertextual Research (CEIR) at Cardiff University. The Centre was founded
in 1997, and since its inception has undertaken pioneering research in the
fields of 19th-century illustration and print culture. The organisers of
this one-day conference invite papers on all aspects of the visual
imagination, fine arts and aesthetics, and the complex relationships
between them during the Romantic period.

Themes contributors may wish to consider include: fine art, painting and
portraiture; Romantic illustration and illustrating Romanticism;
aesthetics and art theory; Romantic topographies; Romantic ekphrasis;
illustrating reading; art and society; art and ideology; art and gender;
art and satire; art and print culture; metropolitan / regional visual
cultures; domestic scenes; imag(in)ing the Orient; celebrity

Please send proposals (250 words max.) for 20-minute papers to the
conference organisers by 9 February 2009.

Dr Anthony Mandal Dr Julia Thomas

* Supported by the British Association for Romantic Studies *

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