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Journal of Romance Studies Inaugural Annual Symposium

We are delighted to announce that from 2017, we will be publishing the Journal of Romance Studies.
The Journal of Romance Studies Inaugural Annual Symposium is taking place on June 6 2017 at the IMLR, School of Advanced Study, University of London, Senate House, Room G35 from 2-7pm. 

Please see below for the complete list of events:

(13:00 Lunch for speakers and JRS editorial board)

14:00-15:30 Panel 1: Showcasing research excellence
Judith Still (University of Nottingham): ‘Slavery in Enlightenment America – Crèvecoeur’s Bilingual Approach’
Abigail Lee Six (Royal Holloway University of London): ‘The Vamp Rehabilitated: Carmen de Burgos’s mujer fría in the light of Antonio de Hoyos y Vinent’s señorita Vampiro’
Bernard McGuirk (University of Nottingham): ‘A Meditation on Fernando Pessoa’

15:30-16:00 Tea/coffee break

16:00-17:00 Panel 2: Showcasing research projects
Adalgisa Giorgio (University of Bath): ‘Matrixial Creativity and the Wit(h)nessing of Trauma: Reconnecting Mothers and Daughters in Marosia Castaldi’s Novel Dentro le mie mani le tue: Tetralogia di Nightwater’
Simon Gaunt (King’s College London): ‘The Values of French Literature and Language in the European Middle Ages’

17:00 Break

17:15 Keynote – Jo Labanyi (New York University) ‘Beyond Modern Languages?’

18:00 Presentation by Liverpool University Press and Reception


Contact: Cathy Collins at

All are welcome to attend this free symposium.

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