Category Archives: CFP

Writings from Scotland Before the Union – call for papers

Keynote Speaker: Professor John  J. McGavin University of Dundee, April 21st 2018   Now in its second year, Writings from Scotland Before the Union 2018 is a one-day conference which will continue to explore all areas of literature prior to the Act of Union in 1707. Hosted by the Centre for Scottish Culture at the University of

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CFP: Reworking Walter Scott

31st March – 2nd April 2017, University of Dundee Plenary Speaker: Professor Alison Lumsden As we continue to celebrate the 200th anniversaries of the first publication of many of Walter Scott’s major works, including Waverley (2014), Rob Roy (1817) and Ivanhoe (1819), and as works by Stevenson, Conan Doyle, and other Scottish writers continue to

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CFP: Writings from Scotland before the Union

Saturday, April 22nd, 2017 The Centre for Scottish Culture, University of Dundee Keynote Speaker: Dr Sarah Dunnigan (University of Edinburgh)   With Scottish national identity playing a key role in the political landscape of the British Isles, notions of “Scottishness” are now under scrutiny like never before. The culture of Scotland before the Act of

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Traversing the Field: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on Walking and Thinking in Scottish Landscapes

Saturday 30th April 2016 University of Dundee A rock outcrop, a hedge, a fallen tree, anything that turns us out of our way, is an excellent thing on a walk. It is quite possible to refuse all the coercion, violence, property, triviality, to simply walk away. Walking is egalitarian and democratic; we do not become

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CFP: Revolutions in Eighteenth-Century Sociability

Canadian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (CSECS) &  Eighteenth-Century Scottish Studies Society (ECSSS) 15-18 October 2014 Hôtel Delta Montreal, 475 President-Kennedy Avenue Montreal, Quebec Social cohesion and harmony are based largely on sociability, a form of ‘soft’ police referring to the capacity of individuals to interact, communicate, and live together without the ongoing intervention of a

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