Author Archives: Jennifer Wood

About Jennifer Wood

Second year D.Phil. student in English, University College, Oxford. Thesis title: 'William Godwin and his Epistolary Circles: the Private Letter in the Romantic Period'. Supervised by: Prof. Nicholas Halmi and Prof. Pamela Clemit. Funding body: AHRC.

RECSOcial: Welcome Drinks @ Worcester College, Thursday 22 Oct, 8 pm

RECSOnians old and new are warmly invited to our first RECSOcial event of the academic year! Join us this Thursday 22 October (Week 2) for welcome drinks in Worcester College’s atmospheric Cellar Bar (on Walton Street). Meet at 8 pm at … Continue reading

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CFP: Long-Eighteenth-Century Research in Progress Seminar (Michaelmas Term 2015)

The Long-Eighteenth-Century Research in Progress Seminar explores all aspects of the (very) long Eighteenth-Century (1688-1832) in a supportive and informal environment, welcoming speakers from across disciplines. We are currently inviting proposals for presentations during Michaelmas Term 2015. The seminar would … Continue reading

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Dissent and the Representation of War: The 11th One-Day Conference of the Dr Williams’s Centre for Dissenting Studies, 16 May 2015

Dissent and the Representation of War Saturday 16 May 2015 Dr Williams’s Library, 14 Gordon Square WC1H 0AR The 11th annual one-day conference of the Dr Williams’s Centre for Dissenting Studies focuses on Dissenters’ attitudes to war and peace in … Continue reading

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RECSO Play Reading: Frances Burney’s ‘The Witlings’, TOMORROW, Friday 13 February, 1:15 – 4:00 pm, Common Room, Radcliffe Humanities Building.

This is a reminder that our second RECSOCIAL of Hilary Term will take place tomorrow, Friday 13 February, from 1:15 pm – 4:00 pm, in the Third Floor Common Room of the Radcliffe Humanities Building (on Woodstock Road). All are very … Continue reading

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Registration is now open for The Beauty of Letters: Text, Type, and Communication in the Eighteenth Century, University of Birmingham, 14-15 March 2015

The Beauty of Letters: Text, Type, and Communication in the Eighteenth Century, University of Birmingham, 14-15 March 2015. A two-day conference sponsored by the Baskerville Society, the Bibliographical Society, and the Centre for West Midlands History In his preface to Paradise … Continue reading

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Booking Now Open: William Blake: Apprentice & Master Conference, 24 January 2015, 10.00-18.00.

To coincide with the exhibition ‘William Blake: Apprentice & Master’, the Ashmolean is hosting a conference. Leading academics in the study of Blake will come together to explore a variety of perspectives on the exhibition. Speakers include Martin Myrone, Saree … Continue reading

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REMINDER: RECSO Network Launch Party and Poster Showcase at All Souls College, Oxford, Tomorrow, Thursday 4 December, 5.30-7.30 pm.

A gentle reminder that all RECSO members and followers are warmly invited to attend RECSO’s Network Launch Party and Poster Showcase at All Souls College on Thursday 4 December (tomorrow!), 5.30-7.30 pm, in the Old Library.* This will be a … Continue reading

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WILLIAM GODWIN’S LETTERS: COLLOQUIUM AND BOOK LAUNCH – Tomorrow, Tuesday 18 November, Wolfson College, 4.30-6.30 p. m.

Please see the below notice, sent on behalf of Professor Pamela Clemit **************************************    WILLIAM GODWIN’S LETTERS: COLLOQUIUM AND BOOK LAUNCH   You are warmly invited to celebrate the publication of The Letters of William Godwin, Volume II: 1798-1805, edited … Continue reading

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Michael Plygawko: ‘Byronic Illusion and the Elegiac Mode’

Long-eighteenth-century Research in Progress Seminar, TODAY, Wednesday 12 November 5.15 pm in Seminar Room 3, St Anne’s College Michael Plygawko (Trinity College, Cambridge): ‘Byronic Illusion and the Elegiac Mode’ NB. The seminar convenor for MT is Camille Pidoux (camille.pidoux@ell.ox.ac.uk).

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REMINDER: RECSO LAUNCH DINNER POLL CLOSING SOON

REMINDER: RECSO LAUNCH DINNER POLL CLOSING SOON *** An Invitation to RECSO’s Launch Party and Dinner *** RECSO followers are warmly invited to attend an evening event at All Souls College on Thursday, 4 December, 5.30-7.30 pm, in the Old … Continue reading

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