CFP: Rewriting the Long Eighteenth Century: David Nichol Smith Conference (9/15/06; 4/10/07-4/14/07)

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Evelyn Tribble

Rewriting the Long Eighteenth Century
David Nichol Smith Seminar XIII

10-14 April 2007

The University of Otago English Department invites you to the 13th
David Nichol Smith Seminar, with the theme "Rewriting the Long
Eighteenth Century". We welcome proposals for papers or panels on new
theoretical approaches; contemporary rewritings and films of
eighteenth-century texts; non-canonical texts and genres such as
letters, travel literature, journalism, translations; transitions and
boundaries within the long eighteenth century; and popular culture.
We especially welcome talks on works of European literature, as well
as art and music of the period.

Abstracts of 250–300 words may be submitted on-line at the conference
website <> or sent by email to
one of the convenors. The deadline for submissions is 15 September
2006. Plenary speakers include Peter Knox-Shaw (U of Cape Town),
Felicity Nussbaum (UCLA), Ruth Perry (MIT), and David Porter (Michigan).

The conference will include exhibitions of eighteenth-century books
and art and excursions to see local wildlife. We are also arranging
for Eighteenth-Century Life to publish a selection of papers from the

Queries to Shef Rogers (

Registration fees for the conference are NZ$200, payable by cheque
or, as soon as we can set it up, by credit card on the website.

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