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>From: Ildiko Csengei <[log in to unmask]>
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>Subject: CFP: The Eighteenth Century Now (UK) (3/31/06; 6/23/06-6/24/06)
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>British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
>and
>Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies, University of York
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>The Eighteenth Century Now: Recent and Future Directions
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>An international conference for postgraduates and academics in the early
>stages of their career
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>23-24 June 2006
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>Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies
>The Kingís Manor, University of York
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>CALL FOR PAPERS
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>This conference is an opportunity for postgraduates and academics in the UK
>and around the globe to think about their work in the light of current
>trends that influence the study of the long eighteenth century. The aim is
>to open a dialogue between different approaches, theories, and
>methodologies applied within and across disciplines and to encourage
>reflection on the present and future directions in the study of the
>eighteenth century and Romanticism. We invite 20-minute papers on any
>aspect of the period, including its literature, history, philosophy,
>science, art, visual culture, law, architecture, gardening, music, and
>economics.
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>Topics to be addressed can include, but are not limited to:
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>- Enlightened Romanticism ñ Romantic Enlightenment - Politics, culture and
>ideology - The construction and nature of evidence - Eighteenth-century
>spaces - Alternative subjectivities: body, mind and the external world -
>Text, context, language - Sexuality, identity, and genre - National crises
>ñ international relations - Objectives and methodologies: teaching and
>researching the eighteenth century - Histories and theories of the long
>eighteenth century - The eighteenth century and the present
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>Please send proposals comprising the name and institutional affiliation of
>the presenter, and a title with abstract (300 words) to Gary Day
>([log in to unmask]) by 31 March 2006.
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>Accommodation close to the conference venue will be available for a number
>of participants. Graduate students whose paper has been accepted for
>presentation may apply for bursaries to cover the conference fee and
>accommodation costs. Details about the bursaries will be available on the
>conference website.
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>Please address any queries about the conference to Ildiko Csengei
>([log in to unmask]).
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>Further information and registration:
>http://www.york.ac.uk/inst/cecs/conf/pgbsecs.htm
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