Registration

We are thrilled to announce that conference registration is now open! Costs are as follows: £15 full registration, £7.50 day ticket, with concessionary rates for student and/or unwaged attendees (£10/£5 respectively). The deadline is 1st December 2017, so do make sure you get yours nice and early here:

http://shop.bham.ac.uk/…/imagining-the-body-in-france-and-t…

Also, do let us know by the same date if you would like to join us for the dinner on Friday night at Côte Brasserie (around 19h30). Feel free to explore the menu first at: https://www.cote.co.uk/restaurant/menu/birmingham

In any case, we look forward to seeing you on the 19-20th!

A bientôt,
Polly, Maria and Antonia

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An update from the organisers

We would like to thank everyone again who submitted an abstract for our conference – there were a very large volume of them! We were impressed with the high quality and variety of submissions we received. We have now contacted everyone who applied. If you have not heard from us, do let us know. Our programme is shaping up nicely and our diverse range of panels pays testament to the wide variety of research that is being undertaken in the field of French and Francophone studies. We will be in contact again with our delegates in September once we have finalised the programme and registration details. Thanks to the generous donations of the Institute of Modern Languages Research, The Society for French Studies, The University of Birmingham and the University of Leeds, the conference fees will be minimal. In the meantime, if you have any questions about accommodation in Birmingham or any other matters relating to your attendance please let us know at imaginingthebody@gmail.com. Don’t forget to follow us on twitter @imaginingbody

We are very much looking forward to seeing you in Birmingham on the 19th-20th January 2018!

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Thank you to the Society for French Studies!

Aucun texte alternatif disponible.We just received the very exciting news today that the Society for French Studies will be contributing to ‘Imagining the Body in France and the Francophone World’. We would like to thank them for their support. Many thanks again, of course, to the IMLR who will also be generously supporting the conference.

We have been enjoying reading the abstracts we have received so far – what a variety of fascinating topics!

Every one else, don’t worry! You have until the 1st June to submit your abstract to us. Phew!

We look forward to hearing from you! Get in touch via email at imaginingthebody@gmail.com or twitter @imaginingbody

Bonne semaine à tous!

 

Hello and welcome

17203633_10158272572930621_1109403266_nHello everyone and a walm welcome from the organisers of ‘Imagining the Body in France and the Francophone World’

We (Antonia Wimbush, Polly Galis, and Maria Tomlinson)  are now in the process of sending out our call for papers far and wide. You can have a peak at it on the ‘Call for Papers’ page here on this blog – we look forward to reading your submissions.

We have some excellent news – the IMLR (Institute of Modern Languages Research) have announced that they will be supporting our conference. We would like to thank them for their generous contribution.

We look forward to receiving your abstracts.