CFP - Disseminating Ruskin
Ruskin Centre, Lancaster University
6-7 July, 2007
Deadline for proposals: Friday, 27th April, 2007
The conference organisers welcome proposals for 20 minute papers on any aspect of the cultural dissemination of Ruskinís work and thought, especially on topics relating to the publication and readership of his works, the social experiments undertaken in his name, and the collections formed to further his teaching.
Part of the AHRC-funded project, ĎRuskin, Cultural Tourism, and Popular Accessí, the colloquium will engage with the ways John Ruskinís thought and work have been, and continue to be, disseminated through such cultural and economic means as museums, books, social experimentation, and business or manufacturing practices. In particular the colloquium will discuss Ruskinís books and their place within nineteenth century publishing history, Ruskinís readers, and the museums and collections set up in his name or guided by his teaching.
Proposals of 250 to 350 words should be submitted to the projectís Research Associate: Dr. Rachel Dickinson, Ruskin Centre, Bowland College, Lancaster University, Lancaster, LA1 4YT, UK; 01524 593317; firstname.lastname@example.org
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