[ilds] information about the 2008 Durrell conference in Paris

Pamela Francis albigensian at hotmail.com
Sat Aug 18 16:25:32 PDT 2007


Information is also listed on our website, lawrencedurrell.org

>From: slighcl <slighcl at wfu.edu>
>Reply-To: ilds at lists.uvic.ca
>To: ilds at lists.uvic.ca
>Subject: Re: [ilds] information about the 2008 Durrell conference in Paris
>Date: Sat, 18 Aug 2007 17:34:23 -0400
>
>Thanks for doing the necessary homework, Bill.
>
>Based on the email queries of late on and off list, I think that there was 
>a bit of concern.  Now at least some planning can begin.
>
>C&c.
>
>            On 8/18/2007 2:13 PM, william godshalk wrote:I found this
>            information on the web.
>
>
>            Lawrence Durrell: a Writer at the Crossroads of Arts and
>            Sciences
>            Université Paris X-Nanterre, France - 1-5 July 2008
>            Deadline for proposals: 30 November 2007
>
>            "The most beautiful experience we can have is the
>            mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion that
>            stands at the cradle of true arts and science."
>            (Albert Einstein, "What I believe," 1930).
>            The aim of this conference is to explore Lawrence
>            Durrell's universe at the crossroads of arts and
>            science, but also to explore the world of Paris
>            between the wars as the artistic and intellectual
>            magnet that drove so many artists to become expatriates.
>            The sessions will focus on the relationships
>            between Durrell's works and the aesthetic context
>            as well as the development of scientific
>            research. Contributions dealing with the Parisian
>            intellectual and artistic crucible, the arts of
>            politics, artistic intertextuality (drama, music,
>            painting, philosophy), the scientific fabric
>            (Durrell's investigations into quantum theory and
>            psychoanalysis) are particularly welcome. But
>            other propositions on wider fields are welcome as well.
>            Submissions for papers including a 250-word
>            abstract, a short biography, and possibly a
>            bibliography, as well as any request for specific
>            material (recorder, videoprojector or other)
>            should be sent by 31 November 2007 to Corinne
>            Alexandre-Garner
>            <corinnealexandre-garner at voila.fr>, or Murielle
>            Caplan-Philippe <murielle.philippe at u-paris10.fr>,
>            or Isabelle Keller-Privat <isa.kellerprivat at free.fr>.
>
>            www.essenglish.org/cfp/conf0803.html
>            ***************************************
>            W. L. Godshalk *
>            Department of English *
>            University of Cincinnati Stellar disorder *
>            Cincinnati OH 45221-0069 *
>            513-281-5927
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