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>Conference Title: Treason and Transgression in the Long Eighteenth Century
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>Venue: University of Cambridge, UK.
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>Date: 7th-8th May, 2004
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>TREASON AND TRANSGRESSION IN THE LONG EIGHTEENTH CENTURY
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>Postgraduate students in the Faculty of English, Cambridge University,
>invite you to a two-day graduate conference on the theme of ëTreason and
>Transgressioní.
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>Location and Date: University of Cambridge, (venue to be determined), 7-8
>May 2004. Possible topics for papers and panels might include:
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>Trespass
>Regicide and rights
>Popery, parody, pornography
>Thieving and borrowing
>Heretics; lunatics
>Travesty
>Crime and Corruption
>Perverse poetics; subversive aesthetics
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>Prof John Barrell (University of York, author of Imagining the Kingsí
>Death: Figurative Treason, Fantasies of Regicide, 1793-1796) has kindly
>agreed to act as external observer and respondent. The conference is hosted
>by the English Faculty, but is aimed at an interdisciplinary audience, and
>welcomes contributions from students working in any relevant fields. All
>papers will be given by students, with senior faculty members chairing
>sessions of 20-minute papers. There will be a small registration charge.
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>Deadline for abstracts: 15th March 2004.
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>Abstracts and all other enquiries should be sent to Daisy Hay
>([log in to unmask]), New Hall, Cambridge CB3 0DF, UK.
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