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ALC 2014 : The 1st Anne Lister Conference; women, gender and sexuality in the 19th Century


When Jun 28, 2014 - Jun 28, 2014
Where Halifax, West Yorkshire, UK
Submission Deadline Apr 11, 2014
Categories    gender   sexuality   women   history

Call For Papers

'The Inaugural Anne Lister Conference; women, gender and sexuality in the 19th Century'.

A Call for Papers for 'The Anne Lister Conference; women, gender and sexuality in the 19th Century'.

A half-day conference to be held on the 28th June as part of a wider weekend dedicated to celebrating the life and legacy of the renowned Anne Lister; 19th century diarist, landowner, explorer and lesbian icon.

Confirmed speakers include the author, and biographer of Anne Lister, Helena Whitbread, Dr. Caroline Baylis-Green who shall be speaking about the construction of Gothicised, female queerness in the nineteenth century, and Dr. Sarah Holland who shall be spaking about the visible and hidden histories of rural women in the West Riding of Yorkshire in the nineteenth century.

We invite 300-word abstracts (for 20-minute-long papers) on any topic relating to Anne Lister; this includes topics as diverse as nineteenth century explorers, womens studies, gender studies, sexuality in history and other related topics (papers need not relate specifically to Anne Lister, only topics relevant to her life and times).

Graduate submissions welcome.

To register for the conference just follow the instructions on our Ticketsource page:

All abstract submissions to be sent to by 2pm on Friday 11th April 2014.

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