A Grimm Legacy: The Impact of Grimms' Tales in the English Speaking World. 6th-8th September 2012.
2012 is the bicentenary of the publication of the first volume of the Kinder- und Hausmärchen by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm. To mark this occasion, the Department of English Literature and Creative Writing at Kingston University (U.K.) is planning a series of open lectures and a conference assessing the impact of the Grimms' collection upon literature and culture in the English speaking world. This will be a multi-disciplinary conference, and contributions from any disciplinary perspective will be welcome. We also welcome proposals to read creative work, screen films, mount performances and exhibit visual work.
Confirmed Keynote Speakers: Professor Donald Haase (Wayne State University) and Neil Philip (Author and Independent Scholar).
Please submit an abstract of approximately 300 words, and a brief contributor's bio online at:
Deadline: January 31st 2012.
Enquiries: Dr Andrew Teverson