Birth Marriage Death

Welcome to the Birth Marriage Death conference web pages.

Birth Marriage Death is a postgraduate conference hosted by the Department of English Studies at the University of Stirling and part-funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Board. The conference takes place on 21 & 22 May 2005.

The organisers are delighted to announce the following plenary speakers:

Professor Jonathan Dollimore (independent scholar)
The novelist Michel Faber
Professor Simon Frith (University of Stirling)
Professor Elaine Hobby (Loughborough University)

We will update this page with brief biographical detail for each of the speakers, together with the titles of their papers as soon as possible. Meanwhile, information concerning travel and accommodation may be viewed here.

Abstracts of papers lasting twenty minutes in delivery were invited from postgraduate scholars working in any relevant field within the Arts and Humanities. To view our Call for Papers in full click here. Enquiries may be made by email to

Birth Marriage Death is Supported by

The AHRC funds postgraduate training and research in the arts and humanities, from archaeology and English literature to design and dance. AHRC Research Centres provide a focus for collaborative research in areas of strategic importance. Although the social and natural sciences have long had access to funding to establish centres of research expertise, it was not until the launch of the AHRCís Research Centres Scheme that researchers in the arts and humanities have benefited from a similar opportunity. For further information please see

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