CFP: [18th] "International Aphra" (Aphra Behn Society) panel for ASECS 2009

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Karen Gevirtz
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“International Aphra”

A panel for the annual conference of the American Society for Eighteenth-
Century Studies in Richmond, Virginia, March 26-29, 2009.

The Aphra Behn Society solicits papers on any aspect of Aphra Behn in an
international context. Topics could include Behn as a translator, travel
writer, or spy; Behn’s views of empire, international cooperation or
conflict; her contributions to movements in England and/or Europe such as
colonialism and exoticism; the representation of “other” people, places,
flora, fauna, food, and assorted things; comparison to non-English
authors in the treatment of similar topics; translations by Behn or of
her work; her reception abroad; teaching Behn in different countries; her
use of themes or conventions from non-English literary traditions; and
other topics unanticipated here. A wide variety of disciplines and
approaches welcome.

Please send 1-2 page abstracts to Dr. Karen Gevirtz, Dept. of English,
Seton Hall University, 400 South Orange Avenue, South Orange, NJ 07079 or
as email attachments to by September 15, 2008.

Please include your telephone and fax numbers and e-mail address and
mention any audio-visual needs and special scheduling requests.

For more information on the conference, see:

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