WARSAW LITERARY MEETINGS

WARSAW LITERARY MEETINGS

Rising Stars 1



Warsaw Literary Meeting Rising Stars is a one-day interdisciplinary conference for young ambitious scholars (MA and PhD students). It takes the same form as a regular WLM. All papers presented during the workshop will be included in a volume of conference proceedings.

We cordially invite all the supervisors of the young scholars.

TOPIC: BODY POETICS: THE REPRESENTATION OF THE BODY
 IN ENGLISH LITERATURE AND CULTURE OF THE 18TH AND 19TH CENTURIES

The workshop will be opened with a plenary lecture by Professor Ann Heilmann, Cardiff University.

DATE: 20 APRIL, 2018 
COORDINATOR: dr hab. Magdalena Pypeć, University of Warsaw
DEADLINES:
  • abstract (200–250 words) and a short biographical note - 18 February, 2018
  • complete papers - 3 April, 2018

CfP SUGGESTED TOPICS & THEMES:
  • Diseased bodies
  • Disabled bodies
  • Grotesque or carnivalesque bodies
  • Aging bodies
  • Dead and dying bodies
  • Racialized and colonized bodies
  • Gendered bodies
  • Sexualized bodies
  • Classed bodies
  • Beautiful bodies
  • Hybrid bodies
  • Modified bodies
  • Tortured bodies/ bodies in pain
  • Damaged bodies
  • Commodified bodies (slavery, prostitution, etc.)
  • Maternal bodies
  • Religious bodies
  • Non-normative bodies
  • Medicalized bodies
  • Queer bodies
  • Bodies as narrative devices
  • Bodies and machines
  • The politics of bodily representation (the body as a trope employed to figure wider social and political ideas

WLM RS email address: wlmrisingstars@uw.edu.pl


Accommodation:
We cover your accommodation costs for one-night stay at Hera, the University of Warsaw Hotel (including breakfast) and provide coffee, tea and buffet meals during breaks.

If  your supervisor wishes to attend, we will cover the accommodation costs for one-night stay in the same hotel. Please, let us know ASAP that your supervisor is coming so that we may book the room in advance.

Information about HERA

Venue:
Institute of English Studies, University of Warsaw
ul. Hoża 69
01-681 Warszawa

If you have any queries, please email the conference coordinator at the address above.



We are looking forward to your paper proposals and to seeing you in Warsaw!