Talks and Conference Papers

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Carol Tully

  • “Julius Rodenberg's Ein Herbst in Wales (1858): the Romantic recreation of a forgotten nation.” Borders and Crossings/Seuils et traverses: An International and Multidisciplinary Conference on Travel Writing. Hope University, Liverpool. 22-24 July 2013.
  • “European Travellers to Wales 1750-2010.” Caerwys Historical Society. Town Hall, Caerwys. 17 Apr. 2015.
  • “Great Expectations: Or, where do you think you’re going?” Keynote. Borders and Crossings/Seuils et traverses: 12th Interdisciplinary Conference on Travel Writing. Queen’s University, Belfast. 21 Jul. 2015.

Kathryn Jones

  • “Locating Pays de Galles in the Twenty-First Century: Dynamic Model or Forgotten World?” Borders and Crossings/Seuils et traverses: An International and Multidisciplinary Conference on Travel Writing. Hope University, Liverpool. 22-24 July 2013.
  • “Parcours Pays de Galles: “Celtic” Kinship in Breton and French Travel Literature.” French Studies 55th Annual Conference. University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen. 30 June – 2 July 2014.
  • “Celtic Fairytale or Cardiff comic opera?  The 1899 Eisteddfod through Breton eyes.” Borders and Crossings/Seuils et traverses: 12th Interdisciplinary Conference on Travel Writing. Queen’s University, Belfast. 23 Jul. 2015.
  • “For Brittany, see Wales: Breton travellers’ visions and views of Wales, 1899-2014.” North American Association for the Study of Welsh Culture and History Biennial Conference. Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. 20-22 July 2016.

Heather Williams

  • “Le pays de galles ressemble entièrement à la Suisse’: Wales through French eyes.” British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, University of Oxford. Jan. 2012.
  • “French travellers to Wales.” Borders and Crossings/Seuils et traverses: An International and Multidisciplinary Conference on Travel Writing. Hope University, Liverpool. 22-24 July 2013.
  • “‘tristesse’and ‘mélancolie’ in Celtic landscapes from Chateaubriand to Renan.” Society of Dix-neuviémistes Annual Conference. University of Sheffield, Sheffield. Mar. 2014.
  • “Michelet in Wales and Brittany.” Society for French Studies Annual Conference. University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen. July 2014.
  • “Views of industry in Wales in French nineteenth-century travel writing.” Society for French Studies Annual Conference. Cardiff University, Cardiff. June/July 2015.
  • “European Travellers on the road in mid-Wales.” Cymdeithas Hanes Cilcennin. 9 Sep. 2015.
  • “European Travellers on the road to north Wales.” Cymdeithas Treftadaeth Llangynfelyn. Sep. 2015.
  • “Views and visions of Wales in French nineteenth-century travel writing.” Swansea University, Swansea. 16 Nov. 2015.
  • “French Celtomaniacs on nineteenth-century Wales.” Wales and the World: Re-Framing the Literature of Wales in an International Context. Association of Welsh Writing in English. Gregynog Hall. 2 Apr. 2016.
  • “‘faire des livres avec des livres’: French travel writers on Wales read Pennant and others.” Wales and Scotland in European Travel Writing. National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth. 16 Apr. 2016.
  • “Reflections of France in French travel writing on Wales.” North American Association for the Study of Welsh Culture and History Biennial Conference. Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. 20-22 July 2016.

Rita Singer

  • “‘Stock in der Hand / Löcher im Gewand / Wandern wir gar müßig / Durch das wunderbare Land’: Notes by European Travellers in Welsh Visitors’ Books.” Amrywiaeth Ieithyddol yng Nghymru / Language Diversity in Wales. National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth. 18 July 2014.
  • “German Travel Writing in Search of the Poet as a Bohemian Dropout.” The Country and the City: Rural and Urban Wales. Association for Welsh Writing in English. Gregynog Hall. 29 Mar. 2015.
  • “Travels to Dylan: Intermediality in Recent German Travel Writing.” Borders and Crossings/Seuils et traverses: 12th Interdisciplinary Conference on Travel Writing. Queen’s University, Belfast. 23 Jul. 2015.
  • “European Travellers to Wales: A Short History of Picturing the Nation.” Culture Club. Institut für Anglistik. Universität Leipzig, Leipzig. 17 Dec. 2015.
  • “A Picture of a Country: Illustrated Travel Accounts by European Travellers.” Seminar. University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, Aberystwyth. 21 Jan. 2016.
  • “Putting Wales on the Map: Using GIS to Uncover European Travel Routes, 1750-2016.” CODAH Lunchtime Seminar. Swansea University, Swansea. 8 Mar. 2016.
  • “A Picture of a Country: Illustrated Travel Accounts by Continental Europeans.” Wales and the World: Re-Framing the Literature of Wales in an International Context. Association of Welsh Writing in English. Gregynog Hall. 2 Apr. 2016.
  • “Picturesque Wales?” Midday Market Day: Romanticism in the Welsh Landscape. MOMA, Machynlleth. 11 May 2016.

Christina Les

  • “European Travellers to Wales: Outside Perspectives for European Readers.” Wales and the World: Re-Framing the Literature of Wales in an International Context. Association of Welsh Writing in English. Gregynog Hall. 2 Apr. 2016.

Anna-Lou Dijkstra

  • “Commodified Gazes: The Touristic Consumption of Wales in Nineteenth-Century Guidebooks.” Travel in the Marketplace: The Materiality of Travel in the Long 19th Century. Bangor University, Bangor. 17 Sep. 2014.
  • “Imagining Wales in German Guidebooks (1865-1975).” Annual Departmental Postgraduate Symposium. Swansea University, Swansea. June 2015.
  • “The Creation of Wales: Translating Guidebooks.” Borders and Crossings/Seuils et traverses: 12th Interdisciplinary Conference on Travel Writing. Queen’s University, Belfast. 23 Jul. 2015.
  • “Wales and the World in Continental Guidebooks.” Cymru a’r Byd – Dychmygu’r Dyfodol/Wales and the World – Imagining the Future. The Academy of Modern Celtic Ethnography, Aberystwyth. Aug 2015.
  •  “Guidebook Gazes: Wales Through Dutch, German and French Eyes, 1990-2010.” “Minority” Cultures and Travel. National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth. 15 Sep. 2015.