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Conference Registration & Payment

The 12th International Lawrence Conference
Sydney, Australia (June 29-July 3, 2011)

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Conference registration fees for current DHLSNA members (all rates are in US currency):

Early Registration Rates have now expired.  Late Registration fees apply after March 15, 2011 and are as follows (DHLSNA membership for the remainder of this year are included in the full package only):

Full Conference Package  (DHLSNA Membership Included):
Regular members -- $675.00
Student* / Under-employed members -- $625.00
(*Students must be currently enrolled in a degree-granting program.)
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Add-on the Thirroul Excursion if you have already Pre-registered.

Partial Conference Package (DHLSNA membership is not required for daily rates although we welcome everyone to join):
Daily rate $225.00 for Wed. 6/29 & Thurs. 6/30
Daily rate $275.00 for Fri. 7/1 (includes Gala Awards Dinner)
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The full three-day conference fee includes admission to all conference activities at the Mitchell Library as well as 3 lunches and 3 days of morning and afternoon coffee/tea service on site.  It also entitles you to appetizers and beverages, including wine, at the Welcome Reception on Wednesday, June 29, and appetizers and beverages, including wine, a main entre' and dessert at the Awards Banquet on Friday, July 1, at the Menzies Hotel.  If you would like to bring a non-registered guest to the Awards Dinner, an additional $70 will be added to your registration fees.  (A vegetarian option is available for all meals.)

Additional charges apply for excursions to Manly and Tarongo Zoo on Saturday, July 2, 2011, and to Thirroul on Sunday, July 3, 2011.  Prepayment online is available for the Thirroul excursion only.  Please bring cash for the other trips.

Refunds:  After April 15, 2011, the DHLSNA cannot provide refunds of conference fees.   (For refund inquires and registration cancellation before this date, contact Nancy Paxton.)

All conference attendees (presenters and audience with full package registration) must be current members of the DHLSNA, thus membership is included in the late registration rate.  Daily rate visitors are exempted.  If you are already a member of the DHLSNA, you'll receive a $10 member-discount.  To check your membership status, please visit this list of members who are paid-up past 2010 to see if you must also select the DHLSNA membership along with your conference registration (Are my dues current?). 

Accommodations:
Conference participants are responsible for making their own bookings for  accommodations.  The Menzies Hotel, 14 Carrington Street, Sydney, will host our Welcome Reception and Awards Dinner.  The hotel has reserved a limited number of rooms for conference participants at a discounted rate until Feb. 28, 2011 (After that date, the discount may still be applied on a space available basis only)  There is a required discount code, which we will provide during Step 2 of the payment process.  Remember to contact them as soon as possible to guarantee the discounted rate.  For any changes in your hotel bookings, please contact the Menzies Hotel directly or email stay@menzies.com.au.

Speakers:
The following update comes from Nancy Paxton, conference director:

"David Game and I are writing with wonderful news: We have confirmed that the following speakers have agreed to offer keynote or featured presentations at the 12th International D. H. Lawrence Conference in Sydney."

Dr. Bethan Jones will present the first plenary lecture:  "Other Ways of Summons:  Music and Sound in D.H. Lawrence's Poetry," at our welcome session on Wed. June 29, 2011.

Dr. Paul Eggert will present the Spilka Lecture:  “D.H. Lawrence and Henry Lawson: Parallel Paths,” on the afternoon of June 29.

D. J. Britton, who worked on BBC productions of Lawrence’s work, will present a plenary address entitled “Modernist Tones, Australian Cadence:  Dramatising Lawrence, White and Jolley” on Thurs. June 30.

Dr. Christopher Pollnitz will present a keynote address entitled "D.H. Lawrence and Judith Wright: Modernist Poets" on Friday, July 1.

The program will also include at least 50 papers offered in concurrent sessions.  Several other special events and speakers are planned and will be announced soon.  Conference presentations will begin at 9:00 am on June 29.

Travel information has also been posted on the Australian Conference WebPages.  More details, links, and information regarding program schedules coming soon!

Full Three-Day Package:
Australian Conference Registration (Step 1)
 & Fee Payment (Step 2)


Conference Registration for Current DHLSNA Members Only Conference Registration & DHLSNA Membership
 Combined
Step 1:
Fill Out DHLSNA Info
(Use this option if your name is on the Membership List)

Registration Form

(Use this option if your name is not on the Membership List)

Combo Registration Form

Official PayPal Seal*Note:  A PayPal account is not required to pay for registration--major credit cards are accepted.  It is essential we have your current email address for society contact purposes only--it won't be distributed elsewhere.  Unfortunately, Australian American Express card is not accepted at this time.

Partial Package--Daily Rate:
Australian Conference Registration (Step 1)
& Fee Payment (Step 2)

Wednesday, June 29 Thursday, June 30 Friday, July 1
Step 1:
Fill Out Conference Info
$225 $225 $275

Registration Form

Official PayPal Seal*Note:  A PayPal account is not required to pay for registration--major credit cards are accepted.  It is essential we have your current email address for society contact purposes only--it won't be distributed elsewhere.  Unfortunately, Australian American Express card is not accepted at this time.

Thirroul Excursion Add-on

Optional Fee:

Includes transportation and lunch.

For those who have already Pre-registered for the Sydney Conference, you may add the Thirroul trip (Sunday, July 3) to your package.  The $75 fee can be purchased here directly without filling out another registration form. 
Meal Selection:
Official PayPal Seal*Note:  A PayPal account is not required to pay for registration--major credit cards are accepted.  It is essential we have your current email address for society contact purposes only--it won't be distributed elsewhere. Unfortunately, Australian American Express card is not accepted at this time.