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British Society for 18th-Century Studies
Oxford, January 1999

Call for Papers: British Society for 18th-Century Studies
Call for Papers 1999 Conference 4-6 January, St. John's College, Oxford
Papers are invited on any aspect of C18 studies, but there will be some specially designated sessions as listed below. Normally there will be 3 papers at each session, and papers should not exceed 30 minutes in duration. If you wish to submit to a designated session, please send your proposal, including a short precis, to the person whose initials are attached to it below. If your proposal does not fit into a designated area, you may send it to any member of the organising team. If you would like either to (1) propose a topic not listed below and/or (2) chair such a session or chair one of the sessions that are designated, please let a member of the organising team know. The deadline for all proposals is 20 June. Draft final programmes will be sent out as soon as possible thereafter. List of Designated Topics General Topics: Literature & Politics (PK); Teaching the C18 (BH); Music and its Publics (JD); Visual Arts (ML); Performance (BH); Publishing and the Book Trade (JD); Bibliography and Textual Studies (JD); Empire and Colonialism (ML); Opera (PK); Generic Mutation (GR); Gender Identity (GR); The Sublime, the Beautiful and the Picturesque (ML) Themed Topics Theatrical Aesthetics (BH); Law & Literature (PK); Reviewing the Rococo (ML); Education in C18 (ML); Adaptation (PK); Childhood (GR); the 'Low' and the 'Popular' (GR); the Supernatural (BH); Mysticism (JD) ML: Dr Mark Ledbury Lecturer in Cultural History School of Social and Historical Studies University of Portsmouth England Tel: +44-1705 846092 Fax: +44-1704 842174 Email: BH: Professor Brean Hammond Pro Vice-Chancellor University of Wales, Aberystwyth Old College King St. Aberystwyth SY23 2AX Wales Tel: +44-1970 622008 Fax: +44-1970 622007 Email: PK: Dr Paulina Kewes Department of English The University of Wales Hugh Owen Building Penglais Campus Aberystwyth SY32 3DY Wales Tel: +44-1970-632535 Fax: +44-1970-622530 e-mail: JD: Dr John Dukley Department of French School of Modern Languages King's College University of Aberdeen Old Aberdeen AB9 2UB Scotland Tel: +44-1224 272148 e-mail: GR: Dr Glynis Ridley, Department of English (St Peter's) University of Huddersfield Queensgate Huddersfield HD1 3DH England Tel: +44-1484 478430 Fax: +44-1484 478428 e-mail: