2019 Annual Conference

The Society’s Annual Conference will take place at the University of Reading on 5 July 2019.

The keynote lecture will be delivered by Dr Becky Fraser (UAE), and confirmed speakers include Dr Kate Dossett, and Prof Catherine Clinton, both of whom have been keynote speakers at previous SHAW conferences.

Please download the full programme here

Please register for the conference here

The registration fee is £30 (full fee) or £15 (postgrad/concession fee). This is payable on the day in cash at the conference venue.


The conference will take place at the University of Reading’s Cedar’s Conference Centre on the main Whiteknights campus. For a campus map and information on travelling to the University of Reading’s campus, please use the following link: http://www.reading.ac.uk/about/visit-us.aspx

Lunch will be provided. Please e-mail shawsociety@gmail.com if you have specific dietary requirements, including allergies.

Limited car parking will be available. Please e-mail shawsociety@gmail.com if you require a car parking permit.

We would like to thank the University of Reading and the British Association for American Studies for their financial assistance with this conference.

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