The Exotic Body in 19th-century British Drama

Supported by the People Programme (Marie Curie Actions) of the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) under REA grant agreement n° 299000, and  by the British Association for Victorian Studies (BAVS):, this international conference aims at exploring the concept, politics, and aesthetic features of the ‘exotic’ body on stage in 19th-century British drama, as well as functioning as a site for discussing the state of the art on the ‘exotic’ in the theatrical cultures of Romantic and Victorian Britain.

Keynote speakers: Ross Forman (Warwick), Peter Yeandle (Manchester), Hazel Waters (Institute of Race Relations, London).

Info and programme:

Date: 25-26 September 2014

The last date for registration is 24th September 2014.

Faculty of English Language and Literature
University of Oxford
St Cross Building
Manor Road

£70  – Standard – Option 1
£45  – Student/Unwaged – Option 2

The price includes conference materials, refreshment breaks, lunch on both days and the welcome reception.

Please note that accommodation is not included; delegates are expected to make their own arrangements for accommodation.

Exotic Body conference pic

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