Figuring out Feeling
Emotion in the arts and literature of the anglophone world, 19th-21st century
Université de Paris 1st-2nd July 2020
Figuring out Feeling is an international, interdisciplinary conference exploring the place of emotion in the arts and literature of the anglophone world (19th-21st c.), as well as in our own practices of creation, teaching and research — with an emphasis on the ambivalent, elusive, troublesome aspects of feeling.
How to apply
Papers: individual papers should be 15 minutes long. To apply, please send an abstract of no more than 300 words along with a short bio (max. 100 words) to email@example.com by 31st January 2020.
Panels and roundtables: panels should consist of three 15-min paper presentations. To apply, please send a proposal of no more than 400 words along with short bios of participants (max. 100 words) to firstname.lastname@example.org by 31st January 2020.
Non-traditional formats (performance, screening, small exhibition, workshop): please feel free to contact us ahead of the deadline (31st January 2020) with any thoughts or initial enquiries.
Papers should be written in English, with oral delivery in mind, in a clear, easily digestible style. The approximate length of a 15-min paper is 6 to 8 pages (double spaced), or about 2,000-400 words. If you would like to see examples of successful abstracts, check out the Modernist Review's Community Resource Pack. We look forward to reading your work!
Attendance and fees
We welcome contributions from all: students, researchers, artists, activists, academics, and enthusiasts!
Fees for the conference, and details of how to pay, will appear shortly.
We look forward to hearing from you!
Cécile, Polly & Constance