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CFP: Literary London Society Annual Conference 2017, Fantastic London

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CFP: Literary London Society Annual Conference 2017, Fantastic London

Time: March 13, 2017 at 10am to March 14, 2017 at 7pm
Location: Senate House, London
Street: Malet Street
City/Town: London
Website or Map: https://goo.gl/maps/xS6F99hf7…
Event Type: conference
Organized By: Peter Jones
Latest Activity: Feb 12

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Fantastic London:
Dream, Speculation and Nightmare

Annual Lecture:

Darran Anderson

After London: what apocalyptic visions tell us about the city, from the medieval to the modern

Plenary speakers:

Dr Caroline Edwards (Birkbeck)

Armchair Apocalypse, or, Why Destroying London in Speculative Literature is So Enjoyable?

Prof Rohan McWilliam (Anglia Ruskin)

The Cultural Work of the Victorian West End of London

Proposals are invited for papers, comprised panels, and roundtable sessions, which consider any period or genre of literature about, set in, inspired by, or alluding to central and suburban London and its environs, from the city’s roots in pre-Roman times to its imagined futures. While the main focus of the conference will be on literary texts, we actively encourage interdisciplinary contributions relating to film, architecture, visual arts, topography and theories of urban space. Papers from postgraduate students and early career researchers are particularly welcome for consideration. The following topics and authors are intended to be an indicative but not exhaustive list:

CFP Deadline: March 17th, 2017

Please view full CFP and submit proposals to >>> http://literarylondon.org/annual-conference

For further information about the conference, please contact Dr Peter Jones at conference@literarylondon.org

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