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Sylvia Mieszkowski, Katherine Collins
17 March 18
Sandra Mayer, Philip Bullock
Transnational Lives and Cosmopolitan Biographies, 17 March 2018
Panel 3: Lives Across Time and Space (chair: Philip Bullock)
Sylvia Mieszkowski (Vienna): ‘The Cosmopolitan Wife: Isabel Burton's Ghostwriting of The Life as Creative Self-Othering’
Katherine Collins (Oxford): ‘Old Colonials and Europhiles: Identity and Contemporary Transnational Narratives’
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.