ClÃ©ment Dessy, Ana Parejo Vadillo
17 March 18
Sandra Mayer, Philip Bullock
Transnational Lives and Cosmopolitan Biographies, 17 March 2018
Introduction and welcome by Philip Bullock and Sandra Mayer
Panel 1: Dictionaries of International Biography (chair: Sandra Mayer)
ClÃ©ment Dessy (Warwick) - â€˜Cross-Border Narratives and Life Writing: Ã‰mile Verhaeren by Stefan Zweigâ€™
Ana Parejo Vadillo (Birkbeck) - â€˜The Turn to the Right: Maurice BarrÃ¨s and â€œLes Trois Maryâ€ de Mary Robinsonâ€™
This one-day conference will examine the relationship between life-writing, transnationalism and language-led research. Key questions to be explored include: the representation of cosmopolitan identities; the transnational circulation of fame; and the tangled relationship between creativity, migration, and exile.
Convened by Philip Bullock and Sandra Mayer in collaboration with the "Writing 1900â€ research network.