14th Australasian David Nichol Smith Seminar in Eighteenth-Century Studies

Melbourne 4-8 July 2011

UPDATED: Full Program now available here.

Hosted by La Trobe University with international speakers from England, France, Italy, Poland, Russia, New Zealand, Turkey, and America who will present papers on a range of topics on the long Eighteenth Century.

Keynote Speakers

Robert Shoemaker, University of Sheffield

Elena Marasinova, Moscow State University and Insitute of History, Russian Academy of Science

Douglas Fordham, University of Virginia

Vincent Denis, University of Paris – Sorbonne

Constantine Michaelides, Washington University in St Louis

Shirine Hamadeh, Rice University, Texas and The American University in Beirut

Chloe Chard, London

Wendy Bracewell, School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University of London

Karin Wolfe, British School at Rome

Mark Ledbury, University of Sydney

Conference Sessions Include:

  • Cosmopolitanism and Nationalism
  • Sensibilities and Sociabilities [1] Lived, [2] Emoted, [3] Material Culture, [4] Gender
  • New Tastes: Author and Audience
  • Portraiture
  • Spaces, Predicaments and Spectacles
  • Presentation of Self: [1] Stage and [2] Dress
  • Science Writing
  • Villa, Palace and Townhouse
  • Empire [1] and [2]
  • Land, Landscape and Ecology
  • Communities of Reason, Unreason and Romanticism
  • Writing Women
  • Innovations

For all enquiries, registration or for a full program contact Jennifer Ellis: Jennifer.Ellis@latrobe.edu.au