CFP: Britain, Garibaldi, & the Risorgimento (2/12/07; 11/9/07-11/11/07)

full name / name of organization: 
Arnold A. Schmidt
contact email:



Hello all:

As you may know, 2007 marks the bicentenary of Garibaldi's birth.
Bearing that in mind, I'm seeking papers for a panel (or panels) that
I'm proposing on "Britain, Garibaldi, & the Risorgimento" for the North
American Conference on British Studies, which meets in San Francisco
9-11 November 2007.

I'd like the panel(s) to take an interdisciplinary approach to the topic
and so, if possible, to include scholars working in such areas as Art
History/Visual Culture/Film, History, Italian Studies, Literature,
Political Science, and Sociology.

While I remain open to papers on any aspect of "Britain, Garibaldi, the
Risorgimento," I'd like to see papers which address such topics as:

Garibaldi's Visit to London
Garibaldi & the Risorgimento as portrayed in British Journalism (e.g.
"The Illustrated London News")
Garibaldi in British Art & Literature
Britons Fighting for Italian Nationalism
Italy & Nineteenth-Century British Foreign Policy
The Risorgimento as Parliamentary Campaign Issue
Holland House & Italian Refugees/Exiles
British Memoirs & Contemporary Biographies of Garibaldi

Your proposal should include a title, a paper abstract (200-300 words),
an email address, a mailing address, and a brief (1-2 page) CV. It can
be sent to me via email to or by "snail mail" to

Arnold A. Schmidt, Ph.D.
CSU Stanislaus
801 W. Monte Vista Ave.
Turlock, CA 95382

Because I must submit the panel proposal materials by 16 February, I
must receive submissions by 12 February.

For more information about the North American Conference on British
Studies (NACBS), held in conjunction with the Pacific Coast Conference
on British Studies (PCCBS), please see the website at

--Arnold A. Schmidt, Ph.D.Professor of EnglishCalifornia State University ========================================================== From the Literary Calls for Papers Mailing List Full Information at or write Jennifer Higginbotham: ==========================================================Received on Thu Feb 01 2007 - 17:34:14 EST

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