FOURTH ANGLO-ITALIAN CONFERENCE ON EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY STUDIES 5-7 September 2013 Viterbo (Italy)

full name / name of organization: 
Francesca Saggini (University of Tuscia, Italy)
contact email: 
fsaggini@unitus.it

FOURTH ANGLO-ITALIAN CONFERENCE ON EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY STUDIES
5-7 September 2013

Hosted by the Dipartimento DISTU Istituzioni Linguistico-letterarie, comunicazionali, storico-giuridiche dell'Europa, University of Tuscia (Viterbo, Italy)

Dates: 5-7 September 2013
CALL FOR PAPERS
Following the success of the first three Anglo-Italian Conferences, in York in 2006 and 2011 and in Capri, Italy in 2009 the Italian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies and the British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies are proud to announce the fourth in this series of Conferences. The focus of the 2013 Conference will be “Comparing Eighteenth-Century British and Italian Narratives.” Possible topics may include, but are not strictly limited to:
- origins of the novel
- functions of historiographies
- narrative/s of history and narrative/s of fiction
- ideologies and cultural systems
- poetics and forms
- printers, readers and book dissemination
- translations and cultural transfers

Proposals are invited for 20 minute papers. Abstracts of no more than 200 words should be sent by email to all the following :
Frank O'Gorman fog17@btinternet.com , Rosamaria Loretelli loretell@unina.it and Francesca Saggini fsaggini@unitus.it
Papers are acceptable in either Italian or English. Please include your position, name of your home institution and a working email address for contacts.
The costs of the Conference, including lunches, coffee break etc. are expected to be in the region of € 40. A fee waiver may be arranged for early career research scholars (eg. self-financing Ph.D. students).
The deadline for abstracts is 30 December 2012. Acceptance will be communicated by 31 January 2013.
Delegates not offering papers will be warmly welcome to attend the Conference.

ACCOMMODATION
Viterbo is an enchanting medieval town about 60 km north of Rome. There is plentiful accommodation in Viterbo and the surrounding areas at all levels and prices, from spa resorts, to 4* hotels to quaint medieval B&Bs. Consequently, delegates will be expected to provide their own accommodation. However, advice and listings may be provided by Francesca Saggini fsaggini@unitus.it or by the Conference Graduate Staff, Adriana Micheli adriana.84@hotmail.it or adriana_micheli@alice.it and Fabio Ciambella fv762006@yahoo.it

cfp categories: 
bibliography_and_history_of_the_book
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
eighteenth_century
gender_studies_and_sexuality
interdisciplinary
international_conferences
poetry
rhetoric_and_composition
theatre
theory
travel_writing