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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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Extension to CFP for Elizabeth Jolley Conference: Reading and Writing Romance in the 21st Century

The closing date for the Call For Papers has been extended to 31st January 2013. A conference hosted by Curtin University in association with the Romance Writers of Australia Esplanade Hotel, Fremantle, Western Australia Friday, August 16th, 2013 ….there is no one representative romance novel. (Bly, 2010 p61) The meaning of ‘romance fiction’ in the […]

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Call for Papers: Reading and Writing Romance in the 21st Century

The Call for Papers for the Inaugural Elizabeth Jolley Conference: Reading and Writing Romance in the 21st Century is now available. Submissions are now open, with abstracts due by 31st January 2013 (extended from 11th January 2013). Reading and Writing Romance in the 21st Century A conference hosted by Curtin University in association with the Romance Writers […]

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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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Announcing The Inaugural Elizabeth Jolley Conference, 2013

It is with great pleasure that we announce the Inaugural Elizabeth Jolley Conference, 2013: Reading and Writing Romance in the 21st Century A conference presented by Curtin University in association with the Romance Writers of Australia Esplanade Hotel, Fremantle, Western Australia Friday, August 16th, 2013 The Elizabeth Jolley Conference is an annual conference hosted by […]

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