We are excited to announce that registration is OPEN for our conference on personal correspondence in English. The conference is to be held online 15-16 April. We have rich sessions on a range of topics related to personal correspondence across time and have structured the days to offer plenty of opportunities for reflection, discussion and... Continue Reading →
PERSONAL CORRESPONDENCE IN ENGLISH, 1400 – PRESENT: A CONFERENCE
University of Northampton, 15 - 16 April 2021
After a discussion today we have decided to postpone the conference until April 2021. It seems unlikely our university will be able to host an in-person conference in September, and we would prefer to still aim to have a face-to-face meeting rather than switching to a digital conference. This also means that the global situation... Continue Reading →
Note: we are committed to running this conference. If the global health situation means that it's not safe for us to run this on campus in September, we will either re-arrange it to run virtually, or we will reschedule it to a later date to run on campus. So please do submit your abstracts. If... Continue Reading →
Across history people have used letters to communicate. Letters were used in the exchange of news, emotions and opinions; they constructed networks, formed and destroyed friendships and relationships. Personal correspondence has been intrinsic to human society, bonding and breaking links between individuals, family and social groups.