CFP: [20th] Conference: Rebecca West in London

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Bernard Schweizer
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The Fourth Biennial Conference of the International Rebecca West Society
will take place from September 18-19, 2009, at the Institute of English
Studies, University of London.

This first UK conference devoted to Rebecca West continues the debate
established at three previous International West Society conferences, this
time in the city where West was born, where she worked at its cultural
centre, and which inspired Harriet Hume (1929). Proposals on any aspect of
West's work, biography, or public life are sought on any theme. The
following are only suggestions:
London; Architecture; Fleet Street; Theatre
Contemporaries (Woolf, Orwell, Lawrence)
World War; Cold War; Sex War
Criticism (Proust, James, Kafka, Dostoevsky)
Africa; America; France; Germany; Mexico; Yugoslavia
Music; Food; Pleasure; Film
Heroes (Mozart, Shakespeare, Montaigne, Augustine)
Suffrage; Feminism; Men and Women
Family; God; History; Law
Proposals are welcome from scholars in all disciplines (World Literature,
Fine Art, Film, Philosophy, History, Theology, Politics, International
Relations, etc.).

Please send a 300-word abstract, with a note about yourself, to Dr. Joanna
Labon, School of English, University of Kent, CT2 7NZ, UK,,
by 1st March 2009. Speakers will be confirmed later in the Spring.

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