Romanticism & History
10th Annual NASSR Conference
22-25 August 2002
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The conference will be held at the Windermere Manor conference facility at the University of Western Ontario.
For information on Graduate Student Paper Prizes & Travel Bursaries, click here.
On this page: registration | travelling to London | accommodation | further links of interest (including currency exchange rates, local maps, and weather)
Registration: It is NASSR policy that paper presenters must be members of NASSR for the year of the conference.
Travelling to London:
Flying to London: London has an airport with service to and from Detroit (via Northwest) and Toronto (via Air Canada). Taxis are available at London airport; cabfare from the airport to the conference accommodations is approx. CDN$20 (about US$14).
Flying to Toronto or Detroit: Conference participants can also fly to Toronto Airport or Detroit Airport, and then travel from those airports to London via the Robert Q shuttle service (the Toronto-London trip is about 2 hours; the Detroit-London trip is about 3 hours).
Other options: London is also reachable by train (Via Rail) and bus. For further information about London and how to get there, click here.
Accommodations: Rooms have been set aside for NASSR participants at a number of locations in London, but only until *July 21st* so please book before then. Cabs are available from Station Park Inn and the Delta London Armouries, but we're also arranging for a morning and late-afternoon shuttle service to/from those hotels (free of charge).
For up-to-date details on the exchange rate see below; lately, the exchange rate has been around US$100 = CDN$153. The hotel rooms listed here are about US$65-$80 + taxes and the residence rooms are about US$30/$38.
Windermere Manor (200 Collip Circle, UWO Research Park)
Rooms are limited, so book early; the conference rate is $99 and $109 (suite) + 12% (taxes). Call reservations at 1-519-858-1391 or 1-800-997-4477 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Station Park Inn (242 Pall Mall Street, London)
60 rooms (King or Double) are reserved under "NASSR" (or North American Society for the Study of Romanticism); the conference rate is CDN$105/night + 12% (taxes) for all rooms. Call reservations at 1-800-561-4574 or e-mail at email@example.com to book a room.
Delta London Armouries (325 Dundas Street, London)
30 rooms (Standard Single or Double) are reserved under "NASSR"; the conference rate is CDN$119/night + 12% (taxes) for all rooms. Call reservations at 1-800-268-1133 or 1-519-679-6111 to book a room.
Saugeen-Maitland (university residence; about a 5-minute walk to Windermere Manor); the conference rate is CDN$57 for a single room or CDN$48 per person in a double room. Further details and a housing form (in Adobe format) for NASSR participants are available online at <http://www.uwo.ca/hfs/cs/nassr.htm>. (For a housing form in WordPerfect, please click here.)
Further Links of Interest:
Exchange rates: Bank of Canada's Currency Converter
University of Western Ontario: Visitors' Information
Relevant Departments and Faculties: Centre for the Study of Theory and Criticism | Centre for Women's Studies and Feminist Research | English | French | History | Modern Languages and Literatures | Music | Philosophy