DNS Conference – Natures and Spaces of Enlightenment: CFP Extended to 1 September 2017.


The Sixteenth David Nichol Smith Seminar in Eighteenth-Century Studies /

The Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies

Griffith University and the University of Queensland

Brisbane, Queensland, 13-15 December 2017

There has been a strong response to the CFP for the sixteenth David Nichol Smith Seminar, or ANZSECS conference, Natures and Spaces of Enlightenment.  It promises to be an exciting event.  To ensure that people do not miss out, we have extended the deadline for the CFP to Friday 1st September.

The conference will be co-hosted by Griffith University and the University of Queensland on the 13th-15th December 2017.  It will feature the following keynote speakers:

Deidre Lynch (Harvard University)

Jan Golinski (University of New Hampshire)

Georgia Cowart (Case Western Reserve University)

Sujit Sivasundaram (University of Cambridge)


The Call for Papers is available to view on the ANZSECS website:


We welcome proposals on any aspect of the long eighteenth century related to the conference theme.

If you have any questions about the conference, please contact one of the organisers:

Peter Denney (p.denney@griffith.edu.au) or Lisa O’Connell (l.oconnell@uq.edu.au).