[UPDATE-REMINDER] Women Writers of the Fin de Siècle International Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of English Studies, University of London, London, UK
contact email: 
carolyn.oulton@canterbury.ac.uk; adrienne.gavin@canterbury.ac.uk.

A two day conference to be held at the Institute of English Studies, University of London, London, UK
Monday-Tuesday 28-29 June 2010

Keynote Speakers
Professor Linda Peterson (Yale University)
Professor Lyn Pykett (Aberystwyth University)

Proposals are invited for an international conference on Women Writers of the Fin de Siècle. Focusing on British women’s writing in the period 1880 to 1900 the conference seeks to examine topics including but not limited to:

• The New Woman
• The female aesthetic
• Women poets
• Women and crime writing
• Women writers for children
• Women and life writing
• Women and fiction
• Women playwrights
• Women and sensation
• Women journalists

Please email to BOTH conference organizers: a 250 to 300-word proposal for a conference paper of 20 minutes or a proposal for a panel (including the proposals of three speakers). Please also email a 150-word biography and provide your name, academic affiliation (if applicable), email address, and state whether you need any equipment to deliver your proposed paper. General enquiries should be addressed to Carolyn Oulton.

Closing date for proposals: 31 January 2010
Website http://www.sas.ac.uk/events/list/ies_conferences

Conference organizers
Dr Carolyn Oulton
Department of English and Language Studies
Canterbury Christ Church University
carolyn.oulton@canterbury.ac.uk

Dr Adrienne Gavin
Department of English and Language Studies
Canterbury Christ Church University
adrienne.gavin@canterbury.ac.uk.

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