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Textual Intersections in the Nineteenth Century: European Literatures, Histories, Arts
Cardiff, July 2001


CALL FOR PAPERS:

Textual Intersections in the Nineteenth Century: European Literatures,
Histories, Arts

University of Wales, Cardiff, 5-7 July 2001
University Conference Centre


Contributions are invited for this 2 day interdisciplinary conference
which will consider the mediation through text of European visual and
plastic arts, music, history, and politics in the long nineteenth century
(1780-1914). Papers will focus primarily on the connections of these other
domains to literature. The conference takes a pan-European approach and
welcomes contributions on European "minority" language texts. Areas of
inquiry will include but are not limited to:

Decadentism
Symbolism
Travel Writing
Art and/or Music Criticism
Political Movements and Ideas
Romanticism
Representations of History
Book Illustration
Image and Text
Gendered Textual Intersections
Images of Gender
Fin(s) de Siècle(s)
Queer Readings of the 19th Century 
Depictions of Reading, Writing, and/or Painting^T

Papers should be 20 minutes in length. Papers will be selected for
publication as an edited volume. Abstracts of 1 side of A4 (300 words)
should reach the organisers by e-mail or post at one of the addresses
below, by 1 September 2000:

Dr Rachael Langford [LangfordRE@Cardiff.ac.uk]
Dr Gráinne Ní Dhúill [NiDhuillGB@Cardiff.ac.uk]

School of European Studies, Cardiff University, P.O. Box 908, Cardiff
CF10 3YQ, Wales, UK

Dr Giuliana Pieri [PieriG@Cardiff.ac.uk]

Italian Department, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham Hill,
Egham, Surrey TW20 OEX, UK