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Transitions and Transgressions: A PG and ECR Conference - 11th Sept 2014 [CFP deadline: 2nd June]
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Modern and Contemporary Research Group - Department of English and Drama, Loughborough University
Transitions and Transgressions
A one-day postgraduate and early-career researcher conference
Department of English and Drama, Loughborough University
Keynote speaker: Dr Pam Thurschwell, University of Sussex
Loughborough University’s Department of English and Drama is pleased to announce the inaugural conference in association with the Modern and Contemporary Research Group. Transitions and Transgressions considers both literary responses to periods of historical upheaval and literature which effects (or aims to effect) changes in cultural perspectives. Our specific focus is on ways of seeing and ways of experiencing change. We welcome papers from postgraduates and early-career researchers that deal with any period, author or text relating to the conference themes, and encourage interdisciplinary approaches. Key areas of interest include, but are not limited to:
● Transgressive and transitional literary genres (the Gothic, Horror, the Weird Tale, Sensation fiction)
We invite proposals from postgraduate and early-career researchers across the humanities. Abstracts of c.250 words should be sent to email@example.com by Monday 2nd June 2014.
For more information, find us on Twitter @lboroTandTconf
Or visit our website: http://transitionsandtransgressionsconf.wordpress.com/
Transitions and Transgressions: An Evening of Poetry and Performance
Following the conference, we will be holding an evening of poetry and performance, headlined by poet, Mark Goodwin. We invite expressions of interest from delegates wishing to contribute creative work (of up to 10 minutes) relevant to the conference themes Transitions and Transgressions. Please send a short description of the work you intend to present to firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday 2nd June.