2013-14 (archive)

Hilary Term

Seminar Room A, English Faculty Building
Thursdays (weeks 1–8 at 5.15pm)
*Extra seminar in Week 0 this term. *In Week 8 the seminar will be held on Monday 10 March, at the usual time and place.

*Week 0, 16 Jan, 5pm (please note earlier time):
Damian Walford-Davies (Cardiff University): Counterfactual Romanticism

Week 1, 23 Jan:
Robert Stagg (University of Southampton): Wordsworth After Bathos

Week 2, 30 Jan:
Nicolas Lema Habash (Somerville College, Oxford): Metaphysics as Aesthetics: On Nietzsche’s Critique of Kant’s Teleology

Week 3, 6 Feb:
Lucy Linforth (University of Edinburgh): The Antiquarian Collections and Fictions of Horace Walpole and Walter Scott

Week 4, 13 Feb:
Pablo San Martin Varela (University of Edinburgh): Hume, Shelley and the Evolution of Myth

Week 5, 20 Feb:
Edward Larrissy (Queen’s University Belfast):Future Romanticisms

Week 6, 27 Feb:
Christoph Bode (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München): De-frosting the Discourse on the Subject: S. T. Coleridge

Week 7, 6 March:
Anna Mercer (University of York): Creative Tension: how did Percy Bysshe Shelley and Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley collaborate after Frankenstein?

*Week 8, 10 March (Monday):
Bruce Graver (Providence College): America through a British Lens: William England’s Stereoscopic Tour

Convenors: Katherine Fender, Sarah Goode and Honor Rieley; contact at [email protected].
Visit blog: www.romanticrealignments.blogspot.co.uk

Trinity Term

Seminar Room A, English Faculty Building

Thursdays (weeks 1–6 at 5.15pm)

Week 1, 1 May: David Duff, University of Aberdeen
Romantic Self-Advertising: The Art of the Prospectus

Week 2, 8 May: Claire Connolly, University College Cork
The Culture of the Copy in Irish Romanticism

Week 3, 15 May: Alexander Dick, University of British Columbia
Reading, Improvement, and Scottish Labouring-Class Memoirs (1800–1860)

Week 4, 22 May: Erin Lafford, Corpus Christi College, Oxford
Clare’s Mutterings: The Sound of Health in the Pre-Asylum Poetry

Week 5, 29 May: Tilottama Rajan, University of Western Ontario
Between Individual and General History: Godwin’s Seventeenth-Century Texts

Week 6, 5 June: Judyta Frodyma, St Catherine’s College, Oxford
Wordsworth in America

Convenors: Katherine Fender, Sarah Goode and Honor Rieley; contact at [email protected].
Visit blog: www.romanticrealignments.blogspot.co.uk