CALL FOR PAPERS

ESSE_GalwayCALL FOR PAPERS
Conference ESSE-13 in Galway (August 22-26, 2016)
Seminar:

BIOGRAPHY
Biographical Studies are emerging as a field of research in the humanities, at a crossroads between several disciplines. This seminar would welcome contributions to the study of biography as a genre, considering that it raises specific issues that distinguish it from autobiography. It would equally be interested in approaches to the practice of biography as a method of academic research, from microhistory to literature and cultural studies. For instance, individual papers may address theoretical questions, case studies of particular biographers’ works, the history and the poetics of biography, the impact of the biographical turn, the evolution of biographical dictionaries, or the innovative influences of the biopic and digital humanities.

Conveners :
Pr Joanny Moulin, Aix-Marseille University, joanny.moulin@univ-amu.fr
Pr Hans Renders, University of Groningen, j.w.renders@rug.nl

An edited version of this abstract will appear in The European English Messenger and on the ESSE conference website.

Please note that paper proposals should be addressed to joanny.moulin@univ-amu.fr and j.w.renders@rug.nl. The deadline for accepting paper proposals is February 28, 2016.


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