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

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Second 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

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, Brock University, St. Catharines Ontario Canada L2S3A1
Telephone : 905-688-5550 Ext. 5203
Electronic mail: mdanahay_at_brocku.ca

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

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