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>From:         Jane Lewin <[log in to unmask]>
>Subject: CFP: Breaking Boundaries (IGRS, London: 22-24 April 2009)
>
>Breaking Boundaries.
>The 1790s in Germany, Britain and France: Revolution, Liberation, and Excess
>
>Wednesday, 22 - Friday, 24 April 2009
>
>A Conference at the
>Institute of Germanic & Romance Studies, University of London
>
>Call for Papers
>
>This conference aims to provide a platform for an interdisciplinary 
>and comparative investigation into the intellectual, literary and 
>historio-political shifts that took place during this period 
>(1789-1805), which was one of the most fertile periods of Central 
>and Western European cultural activity, not least because of the 
>destabilising impact of the French Revolution. The conference 
>intends to highlight the interconnections between culture, politics 
>and ideas with the aim of establishing a more complete picture of 
>this decade of paradigm shifts, whose impact reverberated through 
>the 19th and 20th centuries. Areas of investigation may include:
>
>Enlightenment and Romanticism: Literature
>Enlightenment and Romanticism: Philosophy and Politics
>The French Revolution and its Impact on Literature, Politics and 
>Cultural Theory
>Radicalism in Literature, Aesthetics and Politics
>The (Role of the) Excessive/Libertinism in Literature, Aesthetics and Politics
>The Origins of Feminism and Human and Civil Rights
>Conservative Reactions to Revolution, Liberation and Libertinism
>The Reception of German Ideas/Writers (in this context) in Britain 
>and/or France
>The Reception of French Ideas/Writers in Germany and/or Britain
>The Reception of British Ideas/Writers in France and/or Germany
>
>Organisers:     Dr Maike Oergel and Dr Dan Hall
>School of Modern Languages and Cultures, University of Nottingham, UK
>Contact: 
><mailto:[log in to unmask]>[log in to unmask] 
>or <mailto:[log in to unmask]>[log in to unmask]
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>
>Abstracts of proposals for papers should reach both the organisers 
>by 30 April 2008.
>
>INSTITUTE OF GERMANIC & ROMANCE STUDIES
>University of London School of Advanced Study
>Room ST272, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU
>Telephone: +44 (0)20-7862 8966  Fax: +44 (0)20-7862 8672
>Email: jane.lewin @sas.ac.uk  Website: 
><http://igrs.sas.ac.uk>http://igrs.sas.ac.uk

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