Locating James Hogg
James Hogg Society Biennial Conference
19-21 July, 2017
University of Stirling,
Call for Papers
To ‘locate’ means to establish, place, or situate, but also to discover, to settle, and to orient. Where, when, and how do we ‘locate’ James Hogg, be it culturally, politically, linguistically, geographically, or in respect of period, genre, or style? How do we position Hogg’s writing and reputation in current and historical debates about nation, tradition and identity, or within the work of other writers, past and present? What does his restless preoccupation with matters of origin, tradition and locality reveal about our own situatedness (or lack of it) as readers and critics?
The James Hogg Society invites proposals for 20-minute papers and 90-minute panels on the theme of ‘locating James Hogg’.
Abstracts of 300 words should be sent, by 31 January 2017, to firstname.lastname@example.org