CFP: Transatlantic Stevenson (12/1/05; RLS, 7/18/06-7/20/06)

full name / name of organization: 
Danahay, Martin A
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Call for Papers

RLS2006: Transatlantic Stevenson

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'Transatlantic Stevenson,' the Fourth Biennial International Robert
Louis Stevenson Conference, will be held in Saranac Lake, NY, USA July
18 - 20 2006. Stevenson spent the winter of 1887 - 1888 in Saranac Lake,
before he left for his final journey to the South Seas. While in Saranac
Lake he was treated by Dr. Edward Trudeau, founder of the Trudeau
Clinic, for his lung complaint. The conference is organized in
association with the Robert Louis Stevenson Society of America. The
conference will be held in the historic Hotel Saranac.

The conference will examine Stevenson in the context of his life, his
literary works, the Transatlantic movement of people and cultures, and
the development of medical spas and clinics during the nineteenth
century. Papers are invited on:

Robert Louis Stevenson
Adaptations of Stevenson's works
Stevenson and Nineteenth Century travel
Nineteenth Century Transatlantic Culture
Nineteenth Century Health Spas and Resorts
Dr. Edward Trudeau and the Trudeau Clinic
Nineteenth-century Scottish migration
Nineteenth century Scottish-American culture

Date Due: 12/01/05

Please submit proposals or full papers to the conference organizers.
Email submissions are preferred. The contact addresses are:

Professor Martin Danahay
English Department, University of Texas at Arlington, TX 76019-0035 USA
Telephone : 817-272-2710
Electronic mail:

Professor Ann Colley
Dept. of English, SUNY College at Buffalo, 1300 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo,
New York 14222-1095
Electronic mail:

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