The writing of Rose Macaulay, in her historical and cultural context 23 September, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of English Studies, University of London
contact email: 
kate.macdonald@ugent.be

This symposium offers an opportunity to focus the mind on Rose Macaulay’s writing in her life, and to consider her work in its cultural context.
The day will be organized as a series of 20-minute papers, beginning with a talk by Sarah LeFanu, Macaulay’s most recent biographer, on researching Macaulay’s life, and is open to all who have an interest in Macaulay, as a forum to discuss how they have been drawing on her life or writing in their own research, in their own writing, or in another aspect of culture or criticism, perhaps travel writing or journalism.
Several papers have already been confirmed, discussing a source for The Towers of Trebizond, on Anglicanism, on journalism, and on Bohemia, amongst others, but there is space for more. If you are interested in giving a paper, or a shorter presentation, in any media (we welcome contributions in film, music or visual media as well as the spoken word), please send a 200 word outline to Kate Macdonald at kate.macdonald@ugent.be by 25 February 2011.

cfp categories: 
bibliography_and_history_of_the_book
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
interdisciplinary
international_conferences
modernist studies
popular_culture
religion
travel_writing
twentieth_century_and_beyond