Conference: Writing Materials – Women of Letters from the Enlightenment to Modernity

Friday 30th November 2012, Victoria and Albert Museum, Hochhauser Auditorium, Sackler Centre London, 10.30am

From salons to closets and glamour to grammar, to quills, desks and inkwells, this one day conference at the Victoria and Albert Museum will explore the tools and environments of women’s writing between the 18th to the 20th centuries and aims to create new connections between texts and material objects. Speakers Include: Peter Stallybrass, Marcia Pointon, Dena Goodman, Elizabeth Eger and Angela McShane. The conference is held in association with Kings College London, University of Swansea and the AHRC Montagu Letters Network and Supported by the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art. This conference is the second part of a two-day event. Kings College London will be hosting the first day events on Thursday 29 November, which requires separate registration through Kings College.

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