Tina Picton-Phillipps – Petitioners and Petitions, 1810-1820: who wants what and why

Writing the Empire: Scribblings from Below An international & interdisciplinary conference Phillipe de Vigors, ‘Convicts letter writing at Cockatoo Island, New South Wales, 1849’ Reproduced by kind permission of the State Library of New South Wales, Sydney   Event Dates: 25 June 2010 Bristol, UK Tina Picton-Phillipps University of Edinburgh Petitioners and Petitions, 1810-1820: who wants what and why Mary Daniels …

Kristyn Harman – ‘Suffering from long imprisonment’: Mickey’s petitions in the context of Aboriginal deaths in custody in colonial New South Wales

Writing the Empire: Scribblings from Below An international & interdisciplinary conference Phillipe de Vigors, ‘Convicts letter writing at Cockatoo Island, New South Wales, 1849’ Reproduced by kind permission of the State Library of New South Wales, Sydney   Event Dates: 25 June 2010 Bristol, UK Kristyn Harman (University of Tasmania) ‘Suffering from long imprisonment’: Mickey’s petitions in the context of Aboriginal …

Clare Anderson – Speech, Silence, Love and Longing: the power of words in nineteenth-century colonial jails

Writing the Empire: Scribblings from Below An international & interdisciplinary conference Phillipe de Vigors, ‘Convicts letter writing at Cockatoo Island, New South Wales, 1849’ Reproduced by kind permission of the State Library of New South Wales, Sydney   Event Dates: 25 June 2010 Bristol, UK Clare Anderson – (University of Warwick) Speech, Silence, Love and Longing: the power of words in …

Diana Paton – Writing and Spiritual Power in the Anglophone Caribbean, 1890-1940

Writing the Empire: Scribblings from Below An international & interdisciplinary conference Phillipe de Vigors, ‘Convicts letter writing at Cockatoo Island, New South Wales, 1849’ Reproduced by kind permission of the State Library of New South Wales, Sydney   Event Dates: 25 June 2010 Bristol, UK Diana Paton – (University of Newcastle) Writing and Spiritual Power in the Anglophone Caribbean, 1890-1940 The …

Rhian Tritton – Writing a new life: the construction of self in ss Great Britain’s emigrant diaries

Writing the Empire: Scribblings from Below An international & interdisciplinary conference Phillipe de Vigors, ‘Convicts letter writing at Cockatoo Island, New South Wales, 1849’ Reproduced by kind permission of the State Library of New South Wales, Sydney   Event Dates: 25 June 2010 Bristol, UK Rhian Tritton (ss Great Britain/Brunel Institute) Writing a new life: the construction of self in ss …

Ian Duffield – The Parody of Power and the Rhetoric of English Liberty in the life of John William Lancashire

Writing the Empire: Scribblings from Below An international & interdisciplinary conference Phillipe de Vigors, ‘Convicts letter writing at Cockatoo Island, New South Wales, 1849’ Reproduced by kind permission of the State Library of New South Wales, Sydney   Event Dates: June 24-­26th 2010 Bristol, UK Ian Duffield – University of Edinburgh The Parody of Power and the Rhetoric of English Liberty …

Raphael Hörmann – The Artisan Writes Back? John Thelwall (1764–1834) and his Proto-Socialist Critique of the British Empire

Writing the Empire: Scribblings from Below An international & interdisciplinary conference Phillipe de Vigors, ‘Convicts letter writing at Cockatoo Island, New South Wales, 1849’ Reproduced by kind permission of the State Library of New South Wales, Sydney   Event Dates: 25 June 2010 Bristol, UK Raphael Hörmann (University of Rostock)  The Artisan Writes Back? John Thelwall (1764–1834) and his Proto-Socialist Critique …

Asha Varadharajan – Transplanting the Slave Narrative: Frederick Douglass, B.R. Ambedkar, and Ishmael Beah

Writing the Empire: Scribblings from Below An international & interdisciplinary conference Phillipe de Vigors, ‘Convicts letter writing at Cockatoo Island, New South Wales, 1849’ Reproduced by kind permission of the State Library of New South Wales, Sydney   Event Dates: 25 June 2010 Bristol, UK Asha Varadharajan (Asha Varadharajan, Queen’s University, Canada) Transplanting the Slave Narrative: Frederick Douglass, B.R. Ambedkar, and …

Jennifer Jones – Oral narratives and the power of the pen in Australian post-colonising society

Writing the Empire: Scribblings from Below An international & interdisciplinary conference Phillipe de Vigors, ‘Convicts letter writing at Cockatoo Island, New South Wales, 1849’ Reproduced by kind permission of the State Library of New South Wales, Sydney   Event Dates: 25 June 2010 Bristol, UK Jennifer Jones (University of Melbourne) Oral narratives and the power of the pen in Australian post-colonising …

Elizabeth Elbourne – Orality and literacy on the New York frontier: Evidence from the Draper papers

Writing the Empire: Scribblings from Below An international & interdisciplinary conference Phillipe de Vigors, ‘Convicts letter writing at Cockatoo Island, New South Wales, 1849’ Reproduced by kind permission of the State Library of New South Wales, Sydney   Event Dates: 25 June 2010 Bristol, UK Elizabeth Elbourne (McGill University) Orality and literacy on the New York frontier: Evidence from the Draper …