Call for Papers
International Conference on Romanticism, Colloquium:
ROMANTICISM IN THE MEDITERRANEAN WORLD
June 14-18, 2017
The International Conference on Romanticism announces a four-day colloquium (with around 20 scholars) on the topic of Romanticism in the Mediterranean World. We will consider proposals on any aspect of literature, art, theory, or philosophy in relation to Mediterranean Romanticism, including such topics as: Hellenism, national romanticisms of all Mediterranean regions, the classical ideal, aesthetics, art, revolution, travel, self-exile, gender, appropriations, transformations, Winkelmann’s legacy, etc.
Conference presentations will take place at The Athens Centre, an educational and cultural institution located in the central Athens area of Mets. The Athens Centre will also organize the events which take place during the conference, including field trips, housing, and other activities.
Housing for participants will be arranged at the Hotel Philippos, in the central Athens area of Koukaki, near the entrance to the Acropolis. The housing will be in double rooms, unless a single room is requested (single room fee supplement is noted in the fee structure).
Fees for participation in the conference will be 850 Euros per person, which, in addition to registration for the conference, includes the following:
. housing in the Hotel Philippos, double rooms, breakfast included. *
. Field trips, including a guided visit to the Acropolis, and a half-day trip to visit the Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion (on which Byron carved his name).
. Archaeologist to lecture on site at the Acropolis and Temple of Poseidon.
. Entry fees to sites.
. Welcome refreshments at the Athens Centre and a Farewell Dinner at a traditional taverna.
. Coffee and tea available for all sessions at the Athens Centre.
* Single room supplementary fee: 200 Euros
Please send 250 word abstracts to the conference organizer, William Davis, at WDavis@ColoradoCollege.edu by January 1, 2017.