The 10th Biennial Symbiosis 2015 Conference: Transatlantic Literary & Cultural Relations

Essex University, Colchester, Thursday 9th to Sunday 12th July 2015

Keynote Speakers:  Richard Gray (Essex University); Peter Hulme (Essex); Jahan Ramazani (Virginia). Guest speaker: t.b.a.

The headline conference theme is trauma, conflict, and reconciliations, although proposals on any topic relevant to any area of Transatlantic Studies are welcome. The event organizers invite submission of: 200 – 300 word abstracts for proposed 20-minute conference presentations; panel presentations comprising 3 presenters (please submit three 200 word abstracts & brief overall rationale)
Please send by email to both:  /

Accommodation can be booked on campus, in well-appointed rooms, minutes away from the conference centre and the Symbiosis event. A list of local hotels and guest houses, if preferred, can be provided.

Submit 200 – 300 word abstract with details of your academic affiliation and contact details in Microsoft Word attachments by Sunday 22nd March, 2015 to the Conference Directors, Prof. Philip Tew (Brunel) and Dr. Matthew Scott (Reading): /  Add ‘Symbiosis 2015 Proposal’ to the subject line of your message, an essential detail since they will be sorted automatically using this search term. 
Find out more by visiting;!/pages/Glasgow-United-Kingdom/Symbiosis-a-Journal-of-Anglo-American-Literary-Relations/313163095816).

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