Making, Breaking and Transgressing Boundaries:
Europe in Romantic Writing, 1775-1830
Postgraduate and Early Career Researchers Interdisciplinary Conference
Newcastle University – 15 July 2014
Topics may discuss but are not limited to:
- Topographical and political boundary formation/breaking in radical literature
- National identities; marginalisation
- Romantic exile and exilic behaviour; movement across borders
- Circulation of texts; censorship and suppression of movement
- Responses to revolution and reformation
- The literary in the political text; the political text as ‘literature’
- Women’s writing; the limitations of liberté, egalité, fraternité
- Literary, political, and philosophical concepts of Europe, nationhood, and citizenship
The deadline for submission is 25 April 2014.
Our blog has a dedicated discussion page, which we will update regularly with interactive videos and questions prior to the conference:
We hope to break down the boundaries of distance between interdisciplinary researchers in the humanities, and invite you to join the conversation.