Conferences

 

EARLY-MODERN WOMEN WRITERS: NEW METHODOLOGIES, RESOURCES, AND THEORETICAL APPROACHES

 

7TH BIENNIAL CONFERENCE OF THE APHRA BEHN EUROPE SOCIETY

 

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN

 

27-29 June 2018

 

The Aphra Behn Europe Society invites submissions of papers (20 minutes) and roundtables (60 minutes) for its biennial conference.

 

This conference encourages interdisciplinary approaches to the fields of early women’s writing, historiography, textual studies, and feminist methodologies

 

Topics might include, but are not limited to

 

establishing a canon

editing early women’s writing

re-examining traditional period boundaries

tracing and mapping literary networks

re-evaluations of genre(s)                   ¬ó

uses for new and established digital resources

¬óchallenging critical binaries, e.g. print vs manuscript, and public vs private

early-modern women’s reading

 

Plenary speaker

Prof. Robert D. Hume, Penn. State University

 

Abstracts of approximately 250 words should be sent to aphrabehn2018@gmail.com by 5 February 2018