>From: Lucia Boldrini <[log in to unmask]>
>Goldsmiths College, University of London, 8-10 September 2003
>Due to the high level of interest, this conference has been extended
>to 10 September 2003, and it will now run from lunchtime on 8
>September to lunchtime on 10 September 2003.
>The deadline for submission of paper proposals remains 30 May 2003
>(earlier submissions are welcome).
>The call for papers is reproduced hereafter. For further information
>please contact the organiser at the address below, or check
>www.goldsmiths.ac.uk/autobiografictions, where registration details
>are also available.
>This workshop conference, hosted for the British Comparative
>Literature Association by the Department of English and Comparative
>Literature at Goldsmiths College, University of London, will address
>the intersections between fictional and autobiographical writing.
>Speakers include Laura Marcus (Sussex), Maurice Slawinski
>(Lancaster), Peter Davies (Edinburgh), Ann Jefferson (Oxford), Ivan
>Callus (Malta) and Lucia Boldrini (London)
>Proposals are invited for thirty-minute papers (including discussion)
>with a comparative or interdisciplinary approach. The following are
>among the issues that may be considered:
>- The fictionalisation of autobiography
>- The writing of someone else's autobiography
>- Liminal autobiography
>- The autobiographical form in historical fiction
>- The exploration of subjectivity and/or self-representation at the
>crossroads of autobiography and fiction
>- The political uses of autobiography and autobiographical fictions
>Any combination of auto, bio, graphy and fiction will be welcome.
>The final deadline for receipt of paper proposals is 30 May 2003.
>Please direct abstracts (approx. 250 words) and any enquiries to:
>Department of English and Comparative Literature,
>London SE14 6NW,
>Tel +44 (0)20 7919 7434;
>Fax +44 (0)20 7919 7453;
>e-mail: <[log in to unmask]>.
>For more information about the workshop, including registration
>details, and the British Comparative Literature Association, visit:
>Dr Lucia Boldrini
>Senior Lecturer in English
>Dr Lucia Boldrini
>Department of English and Comparative Literature
>London SE14 6NW
>Tel: 020 7919 7434 (direct line); 020 7919 7430 (Departmental Office)
>Fax: 020 7919 7453
>e-mail: [log in to unmask]