May Sinclair Society Introductory Symposium – Call for Papers

The newly-launched May Sinclair Society is to hold its Introductory Symposium on Friday, 18 July 2014. The symposium is organised by the May Sinclair Society: with the support of the Humanities Research Centre, Sheffield Hallam University. A keynote talk will be given by Professor Suzanne Raitt of the College of William and Mary, Virginia.

Papers are invited on any aspect of Sinclair’s life and work. Although this will primarily be an academic event, contributions from associates or enthusiasts of Sinclair would be particularly welcome. Please forward 300-word abstracts in a Word document format to by 31 March 2014.

Admission to the event will be free and lunch and refreshments will be provided. There will also be an optional visit to the Swaledale Museum on Saturday 19 July, which includes a guided walk taking in Sinclair’s house and some of the buildings which inspired her settings for Mary Olivier and The Three Sisters. Details will be forwarded along with registration documents.