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CFP: Marginalised Mainstream 2014: Disguise

'D is for Dandy', William Nicholson, 1898

‘D is for Dandy’, William Nicholson, 1898

Edwardian scholars may be interested in the following CFP:

Marginalised Mainstream 2014: Disguise

28-29 November 2014 Institute of English Studies, Senate House, University of London; Keynote Speakers: Dr Bronwen Thomas (Bournemouth University), Dr Naomi Braithwaite (Nottingham Trent University)

‘I like to reinvent myself — it’s part of my job.’ – Karl Lagerfeld

In 2014, the Marginalised Mainstream conference will consider the varieties, motivations, and meanings of disguise. From secret identities to theatrical performances, from fictional fabrications to factual concealment, disguises of all sorts are part of mainstream culture. This event will explore various manifestations of disguise in popular fiction, media, and culture that have previously been academically marginalised. Continue reading