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Literature and the Authors of Oxford

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS/PAPERS

Abstracts due by November 15, 2023


Date of Session:  March 11 - March 14, 2024

 

Location:  Harris Manchester College in the University of Oxford, Oxford, England.  Harris Manchester College is one of the thirty-eight colleges that form the University of Oxford and was founded in 1786.

Paper Submission: You are invited and encouraged to make a presentation and to
provide a paper on a relevant aspect of the topic, however, your participation as a member of the Round Table is not contingent thereon. Papers presented at the Round Table may

be subsequently submitted for publication in the Forum on Public Policy, a journal of the International Round Table Symposium.

Registration: Costs associated with the Round Table can be found below.  Membership is limited to 35 participants.

Should you be unable to attend, we would welcome your nomination of a colleague to attend in your place.

Tour:  Two-hour guided walking tour of Oxford

Topics of Interest will include but are not limited to:

Literature

 

Romantic Literature

Teaching of Literature

Folklore and Fairytales

World Literature

Tolkien and the Inklings

Shakespeare

Indigenous Literature

Language and Literature

Comparative Literature Studies

Children’s Literature (Kidlit)

 

The Culture of Literacy

Religion in Children’s Literature

Magical Worlds

Diversity in Literature

Lewis Carroll

Interracial Marriage in Children’s Lit

Children’s Literature Innovations

Lies vs. Storytelling

Women in Literature

 

Women Writers

African-American Women Writers

Victorian Age

19th Century Novels

Survey of British Literature

Feminist Literature

Gay and Lesbian Literature

Feminist Theory

Real and Imaginary Women Writers

Language

 

Literature and Language

Ancient and Modern Languages

Spoken Language Processing

Speech Development

Language Modeling

Language in Film and Culture

English as a Second Language

Language Teacher Education

Allusions to God in Literature

 

God’s Significance in Literature

Christianity and Literature

Romantics, Beliefs and Progress

Faith and Reason

Martyrdom and Redemption

God, Freedom and Liberty

Faith, Truth and Reason

Romantics, Myth and Progress

The Authors of Oxford

Lewis CarrollOxford College: Christ Church

Oscar Wilde, Oxford College: Magdalen 

JRR Tolkien,  Oxford College Exeter College

Fellow at Pembroke and Merton

Vera Brittain, Oxford College Somerville 

CS Lewis, Oxford College University College

 Dr. Seuss, Oxford College, Lincoln

 Philip Pullman, Oxford College, Exeter 

Payment Information

The Full Oxford Experience

 

$800 - Deposit - due November 15, 2023

$1395 – Final Payment due January 30, 2024

Morning and Afternoon Meetings with Tea, Coffee and Biscuit Breaks

 Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday Full English Breakfast

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday Lunches

Monday and Wednesday Drink Receptions and Formal Dinners in Hall

Lodging in the College on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights (checking out on Thursday)

Walking Tour of Oxford

Meeting Only

$800 - due January 30, 2024

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday Meetings

Tea, Coffee and Biscuit Breaks

Discounts-one per person

Alumni:

$150 - Alumni members of the Oxford International Round Table Symposium

Group Discount:  

$100 per person- Discount per person of 3 or more Co-Presenting a Paper

Co-Presenter Discount:  

$75 per person

Discount per person of 2 Co-Presenting a Paper

Guest of a Participant - Lodging and Meals

$1195 – Payment in Full due April 30, 2024

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday Full English Breakfast

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday Lunches

Monday and Wednesday Drink Receptions and Formal Dinners in Hall

Lodging in the College on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights (checking out on Thursday)

Walking Tour of Oxford

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