CSECS Conference Programme

At the Canadian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Conference, held in Montreal 15-19 October 2014, Daniel O’Quinn and Alexis Tadié have convened three panels, as part of the FCRF-funded reserach programme on the cultures of sport.

Sylvie Kleiman-Lafon (Université Paris VIII-Saint-Denis), « Guérir le corps hystérique : l’exercice physique des femmes aux XVIIe et XVIIIe siècle ».

Ourida Mostefai (Brown University), « La figure de l’athlète et les compétitions sportives dans les théories républicaines de Rousseau ».

Alexis Tadié (Université Paris-Sorbonne/Institut Universitaire de France), « Pourquoi faudrait-il faire de l’exercice ? ».

Erin Keating (University of Manitoba), « Chasing the King : Physical Prowess and Celebrity at the Court of Charles II ».

Kenneth Cohen (Saint Mary’s College of Maryland), « To Give Good Sport : Reconsidering the Boundaries of Sporting Culture in Anglo-America ».

Sonia Hofkosh (Tuft’s University), « Byron at Play ».

Frans De Bruyn (University of Ottawa), « Hunting and Shooting as Metaphors of Inspiration in Eighteenth-Century Poetry of Sport ».

Sarah R. Cohen (SUNY Albany), « Rococo Inversions : Animals as Heroes of the Hunt ».

Richard Nash (University of Indiana-Bloomington), « Racing, Riot, and Rebellion : The Unruly Origins of the Noblemen’s and Gentlemen’s Jockey Club ».

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