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Announcement: Antipodean George Eliot Registration Open (2/13-14/2020)

Antipodean George Eliot

Australian Victorian Studies Association

University of Sydney, Australia

February 13-14, 2020

Registration is now open at www.antipodeange.com for the conference to be held at the University of Sydney from Thursday 13 to Friday 14 February 2020. The draft program is available on the conference website.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Fionnuala Dillane (University College Dublin)
  • Sally Shuttleworth (Oxford University) - Tim Dolin (Curtin University)
  • Moira Gatens (Philosophy, University of Sydney)
  • Helen Groth (University of New South Wales)
  • Joanne Wilkes (University of Auckland)

Antipodean George Eliot provides the opportunity to examine George Eliot’s legacy from any and every angle. Papers will explore the dual senses of ‘antipodean’ as ‘Australasian’ and ‘in opposition to’, ranging across her writings from her earliest publication, a poem in the Christian Observer, to her challenging final work, Impressions of Theophrastus Such, in contexts that include Brexit, music, nineteenth-century science, and Bengali fiction.

Under the aegis of the School of Literature, Art and Media, The University of Sydney, and the Australasian Victorian Studies Association

Enquiries to Margaret Harris margaret.harris@sydney.du.au

Or Matthew Sussman matthew.sussman@sydney.edu.au

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