We run a regular series of across the year. All are welcome, so please come along!
Research Seminar Programme, 2017-18
Friday 20th October (Newcastle University) Room 2.21, Research Beehive
Allan Ingram (Northumbria): Travels with Horses: Swift, ‘Bolingbroke’ and ‘Stay-behind’s mare’.
Jonathan Quayle (Newcastle): Shelley’s Poetry of Prediction
Friday 10th November (Durham University) Collier Room, Hild Bede College
Mathelinda Nabugodi (Newcastle): Ariel: Shakespeare’s ‘airy spirit’ in P. B. Shelley’s and Goethe’s works
Daniel Norman (Durham): Rediscovering the Plot: Coleridge’s and Thelwall’s Theatrical Wit
Friday 15th December (Northumbria University) Room 121, Lipman Building
Festive play-reading: come along to take part in (or just observe …) a reading of Susannah Centlivre’s ‘The Busie Body’ (1709). Mince pyes will be served. Hilarity is guaranteed.
Friday 9th February (Durham University) Collier Room Hild Bede College
Matthew Grenby (Newcastle): Isabel, a Tale. Or Godwin vs. Godwin
Leighton Wright (Northumbria): Scott’s Marketing of the ‘Author of Waverley’
Friday 9th March (Newcastle University) Room G.05, Percy Building
Mark Sandy (Durham): ‘A Strange Half-Absence’: Spectral Presences in Wordsworth
Montana Davies-Shuck (Northumbria): The Figure of the Fop
Friday 4th May (Northumbria University) Sutherland Building Boardroom 1
Gillian Skinner (Durham): Breath and Breathlessness in Evelina
David O’Hanlon (Newcastle): The Romantic Poet-Critic
This page will be updated with room numbers and further details closer to date of each seminar.
If you are interested in contributing a paper to next year’s Forum, please contact one of the co-ordinators.