Two weeks ago we held our two-day conference at the University of Toulon. We had a range of wonderful presentations, including a great keynote by Kate Macdonald; we hatched new plans and enjoyed an inspiring catch-up with researchers and members of von Arnim’s family. A […]
If you need some orientation around the campus La Garde of Toulon University, you might find this map helpful. It’s also printed on the back of the program. The trainline serves the campus (20 minute walk) and the Kyriad (10 minute walk) and there is […]
Gabrielle Carey has published a biographical sketch on Elizabeth von Arnim in the Sydney Review of Books. Based on the scholarship of Jennifer Walker and David Norton, she takes us on a ferry trip to Kirribilli to look for Beulah House, the Beauchamps’ family home.
We are excited to share our conference program with you! You can download an A4 pdf here. More information about the 2019 conference, “Elizabeth von Arnim: Identities” is available on the conference pages
We are having our conference dinner on 2nd July at 7pm at the restaurant Bistrok in the center of Toulon. The restaurant is located at 19 Rue Picot and serves French cuisine with a modern Asian twist. It caters for vegetarians and meat/fish eaters. Please […]
Are you thinking of presenting at our next Elizabeth von Arnim conference? We have extended the deadline for abstracts to 23 April 2019. More information about the 2019 conference, “Elizabeth von Arnim: Identities” is available on the conference pages
Our conference will be held during the French holiday season, so it’s a good idea to book early. We have been able to secure the following accommodation at special rates. Conference delegates can book a twin room at the Kyriad Toulon, La Garde , close […]
The Australian writer Gabrielle Carey has been shortlisted for the 2019 Hazel Rowley Fellowship for a new book on Elizabeth von Arnim. The fellowship is worth 15000AUD and is awarded in support of biographical writing. The working title of Gabrielle Carey’s book is Only Happiness […]
We now have a conference poster! With special thanks to the very talented to Joe Shaughnessy.
The University of Toulon holds a sizable collection of Elizabeth von Arnim’s private library, which is accessible through their library catalogue. Many of the books have von Arnim’s ex libris “Chanterai ma Chanson”, and many are annotated. The university offers a very useful PDF of […]