CFP: [18th] Gender&Empire day conference

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Sarah Sheena
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--GENDER AND EMPIRE, 1763-1815An interdisciplinary day conferenceCentre for Eighteenth Century Studies, University of York.Saturday 1st December 200711.30am - 5.30 pmThe event brings together scholars working across the fields of gender andimperial history in the eighteenth century. It promises a day of high-level discussion across disciplinary and chronological boundaries,showcasing emerging research in this area.Papers:Kate Davies (University of Newcastle): 'The Poem that Ate America: HelenMaria Williams' "Ode on the Peace"'Cora Kaplan (Queen Mary): 'A Figure in the Text: Burke, Wordsworth, Opieand the Black Woman'Jenny Mander (University of Cambridge): 'Raynal's "Histoire des DeuxIndes" and Marivaux's "La Colonie", and the Querelle des Femmes'Martin Myrone (Tate Britain): 'Macaroni Multiplicity: Gender and Empire inthe 1770s'Karen O'Brien (University of Warwick): 'The Female Emigrant: Stories andPoems of Britain's Settler Colonies, 1763-1815'Jim Watt (University of York): '"The blessings of freedom": Americaand "the East" in the fiction of Robert Bage'Conference fee: £15 waged / £10 unwagedTo register, visit: other enquiries, please / From the Literary Calls for Papers Mailing List more information at on Fri Oct 26 2007 - 10:18:32 EDT