Last Call for the 2009 Summer Wordsworth Conference
Monday 27 July to Thursday 6 August at Forest Side, Grasmere , Cumbria
Part 1 (27 July to 1 August)
, Paul H Fry, Stephen Gill, Claire Lamont, Nicholas Roe, Fiona Stafford
Part 2 (1 to 6 August)
The Summer Conference is in two parts or 5 nights each, with a changeover day on 1 August. The registration fee of £185 (or £155 for one part only) includes all excursions.
Full Board hotel rates for 10 nights range from £550 to £740, and youth hostel rates are £165 (5 nights) or £330 (10 nights) with a discount for those electing to share a room. For full details please see the downloadable pdf prospectus on the conference website.
All participants must register for the whole of Part 1, or Part 2, or Both and should do so by 27 April 2009. Fees rise to £200 (both parts) and £170 (one part) on 28 April. Because both resident and non-resident places are limited, early registration is advised. Accommodation costs are payable in full by 25 May, after which date no refunds of fees or other costs can be guaranteed (participants are therefore advised to take out travel insurance).
Contributions may take the form of short papers (2750 words) which are scheduled at two papers to a session or workshops (short handout-based presentations leading into an hour or more of discussion).
There is no theme for the conference and papers may address any aspect of British Romantic Studies, including comparative studies, though papers acknowledging the bicentenary of would be especially timely.
Proposals (250–500 words) will be considered by two members of the email@example.com by , should incorporate a brief c.v. (no more than one side of A4) and should be submitted in a single email attachment to 23 March 2009.
13 Bursaries are available ranging in value from £250 to £300.
Dr Richard Gravil
Tirril Hall, Tirril, Penrith CA10 2JE firstname.lastname@example.org
The Wordsworth Conference Foundation: Registered Charity No. 1124319