January 24, 2017

2017 Southern Conference on British Studies Annual Meeting-Dallas, TX, November 10-11.

The Southern Conference on British Studies will hold its Annual Meeting in Dallas, Texas, November 10-11. The SCBS will meet in conjunction with the Southern Historical Association.

The SCBS construes British Studies widely and invites participation by scholars in all areas of British history and culture, including the Empire or Commonwealth and the British Isles. This year’s theme is Utopias: Sacred and Secular. Papers will¬† address this theme from a wide variety of perspectives, exploring religious, intellectual, imperial, political, social, and other dream worlds, as well as dystopias and other challenges to sacred and secular and visions of perfection.¬† There will also be papers presented on a wide variety of other topics of interest to scholars.

The SCBS Charles Perry Graduate Student Prize ($250) will be awarded to the best paper presented at the conference by a graduate student. Entries must be received by October 27, 2017.

To register for the meeting please complete the Registration Form and return it to the address indicated with payment.

Please find hotel rates and information here.