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International Laurence Sterne Foundation Conference

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05
NOV
Northumbria University
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The International Laurence Sterne Foundation conference is being held 5-7 November 2015 at Northumbria University, Newcastle, England. This conference will explore the life, afterlife, and works of Sterne, as well as Sterne within the broader context of 18th-century culture. This focus on Sterne’s context reflects the recent decision to broaden the scope of the Foundation’s journal, The Shandean, which is produced at Northumbria University. Confirmed plenary speakers are: Judith Hawley (Royal Holloway) Tim Parnell (Goldsmiths) James Raven (Essex) Delegates wishing to present a paper must be members of the Foundation, the online membership form can be found here. Call for papers We welcome proposals for papers or panels on any aspect on the life, afterlife, and works of Sterne, as well as Sterne within the broader context of 18th-century culture. Delegates wishing to present a paper must be members of the Foundation. Send abstracts of 200-300 words for 20 minute papers to peterdevoogd@fastmail.fm by 30 August 2015. For further information contact helen.williams@northumbria.ac.uk Registration Registration will open shortly, conference fees are shown below, please note that prices exclude the conference dinner. Full Price: £130 Concessionary: £65* *Concessionary price is available to postgraduate students and unwaged scholars. It also available to early career researchers within five years of the award of the PhD who do not have access to financial support from their home institutions and/or funding body, or whose sources of financial support are limited. All delegates should be a member of the ILSF. You can become a member here (£26 general; £13 concession). http://shandean.org/foundationmembership.htm Important Dates Deadline for abstract and panel proposals: 30 August 2015 Notification of acceptance: 9 September 2015 Dates of conference: 5-7 November 2015

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