CFP: “Recovering May Alcott Nieriker’s Life and Work” (Registration Deadline- 6.15.2018)

One-Day Conference: “Recovering May Alcott Nieriker’s Life and Work”
Registration Deadline: June 15, 2018
The CFP for the one-day conference “Recovering May Alcott Nieriker’s Life and Work” is below.  Funded by the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council “CHASE” consortium of universities from the East of England (including the universities of Essex and East Anglia), this conference will be held at Université Paris Diderot on 28th June, 2018 and will be the first international conference on Nieriker: a nineteenth-century painter, prolific life-writer, and the younger sister of Louisa May Alcott. Abstracts should be submitted through the website
We are also petitioning for a memorial plaque to be installed at the site of Nieriker’s remains at the Montrouge Cemetery in Paris where she lived for the last decade of her life:
Many thanks,
Azelina Flint (Chairman)
School of American Studies, University of East Anglia.