CFP: [18th] Travel and Travail in the Eighteenth Century (Cambridge UK, graduate) (03/20/2008; 04/26-27/2008)

full name / name of organization: 
Charlotte Roberts
contact email: 
cor20@cam.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS

‘TRAVEL AND TRAVAIL IN THE LONG EIGHTEENTH CENTURY’.

GRADUATE STUDENT CONFERENCE IN 18TH CENTURY AND ROMANTIC STUDIES – ENGLISH
FACULTY, UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE – EXTERNAL RESPONDENT: DR SALLY BUSHELL.

SATURDAY 26TH AND SUNDAY 27TH APRIL 2008
CAMBRIDGE, UNITED KINGDOM

The English Faculty's Graduate Seminar in Eighteenth-Century and Romantic
Studies will host a two-day conference on literary travels in the long
eighteenth century. We invite academic paper proposals from graduate
students and post-docs that explore this theme from a literary or
interdisciplinary perspective.

Papers may consider but are not limited to:
- Travel literature and travelogues, either factual or fictional, and their
responses to difficulties personal, social, cultural, political or spiritual.
- Literary negotiations of place and space.
- The relationships between travel, artistic endeavour and narrative progress.

Papers should last no more than 20 minutes. Proposals should take the form
of a 250-word abstract, to be submitted by 20th March 2008.

Please e-mail abstracts as a Word attachment, along with your university
affiliation and contact information including e-mail and postal address, to
Charlotte Roberts, at cor20_at_cam.ac.uk, or send a hard copy to Charlotte
Roberts, St John’s College, Cambridge, CB2 1TP, United Kingdom.

More information will be available soon at:
www.english.cam.ac.uk/noticeboard/romanticism.htm

The price for the two-day conference will be £15, including lunches,
refreshments, and entry to all conference events.

All other queries, please contact Charlotte Roberts (cor20_at_cam.ac.uk).

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cfp categories: 
eighteenth_century