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Emily Eells, Laura Scuriatti, Jonathan Conlin
17 March 18
Sandra Mayer, Philip Bullock
Transnational Lives and Cosmopolitan Biographies, 17 March 2018
Panel 2: Lives in Interwar Paris (chair: Richard Hibbitt)
Emily Eells (Paris-Nanterre): ‘An American in Paris: Writing the Life of Natalie Clifford Barney’s Salon’
Laura Scuriatti (Bard College, Berlin): ‘Mina Loy’s Insel: A Collaborative Biography’
Jonathan Conlin (Southampton): ‘The Pasdeurma Problem: The Supranational Life of Calouste Gulbenkian (1869-1955)’
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 1900” research network.