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Master Class panellists and extended registration

We are pleased to announce an exciting line-up of panellists for the Master Class to be held on 15 August, 2013. 8:45am Registrations 9.00am Fiction writing panel Ms Deborah Burrows Dr Julienne van Loon 10:30am Morning tea 11:00am Writing your thesis or exegesis panel Prof Imelda Whelehan Dr Deb Hunn Dr Helen Merrick Dr Julienne […]

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Imelda Whelehan: The Feminist Bestseller

The organising committee of the Elizabeth Jolley Conference are excited that Imelda Whelehan has agreed to be the keynote speaker. To fill in some background information about Imelda we’ve provided a summary of her lastest full-length publication, The Feminist Bestseller: Sex and the Single Girl to Sex in the City (2005), (just in case you haven’t encountered it already). In Imelda’s distinctive and energised style she re-visits the relationship between feminism and the always-changing romance genre.

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Conference abstract summary

Abstracts on a wide range of subjects have been accepted for the 2013 Elizabeth Jolley Conference: Reading and Writing Romance in the 21st Century. Following a keynote address by Professor Imelda Whelehan on the relationship between romance writing and feminism, the Conference will offer three concurrent sessions of 9-10 papers.    Abstracts have been received on […]

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Meaningful encounters – 40 years of feminists reading romance

The Elizabeth Jolley Lecture, the keynote address of the Elizabeth Jolley Conference, will be delivered by Professor Imelda Whelehan, Research Professor in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Tasmania. Abstract In 1978, US feminist Lillian Robinson noted that she ‘encountered the male literary tradition against a background filled with trashy popular fiction by, […]

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Master class – 15th August 2013

The organising committee of the Elizabeth Jolley Conference invites postgraduate students who have registered for the conference – Reading and Writing Romance in the 21st Century – to a free master class to be held on Thursday 15th August, the day preceding the conference. The master class will focus on the nexus of scholarship and […]

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RWA announces 2013 conference

Our partners, the Romance Writers of Australia announce their 2013 conference: Riding the waves: Writing romance in tempestuous times. Also announced, our academic conference, Reading and Writing Romance in the 21st Century, including details of our keynote speaker, Professor Imelda Whelehan. A call for papers will be available shortly.

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