BRITISH SOCIETY OF EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY STUDIES PG & ECR SEMINAR SERIES

BRITISH SOCIETY OF EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY STUDIES PG & ECR SEMINAR SERIES:
Please see below details for the upcoming British Society for Eighteenth Century Studies Postgraduate and Early-Career Seminar Series which may be of interest to your postgraduate and early-career community. We would appreciate it if you could circulate this to your members.

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, the annual BSECS Postgraduate and Early Career Researcher conference cannot go ahead as planned. However, we are still keen to provide a platform for postgraduates and early career researchers in eighteenth-century studies to get together and present their research. Therefore, we proudly present this new monthly digital seminar series:

Last Thursday of each month, 3-4PM. Currently the sessions are running until November, with a view to extend with a further CFP if successful.

Sessions take place via Zoom and are aimed specifically at postgraduate and early career researchers. Registration details will be released here: https://eur03.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.bsecs.org.uk%2Fconferences%2Fpostgraduate-early-career-conference%2F&data=02%7C01%7CC.Franklin%40Swansea.ac.uk%7Ca2f05d073d2248f1c87108d832e45659%7Cbbcab52e9fbe43d6a2f39f66c43df268%7C0%7C1%7C637315303563203840&sdata=AJBx413qBQG83Tm0i8VdWQJwS4de74uQD6gTDeUezSQ%3D&reserved=0

For any queries, please contact the postgraduate representatives via postgrad@bsecs.org.uk

Programme

30 July

Matthew Lee, University of Aberdeen: Resistance, rebellion and the amelioration of slavery in Hector MacNeill’s Memoirs of the Life and Travels of the Late Charles Macpherson Esq.

Tom Little, University of York: “quitting the public road”: Affective Atmospheres in John Thelwall’s The Peripatetic (1793)

27 August

Anthony Delaney, Newcastle University: Cotqueans: Queer Domesticity in Eighteenth-Century England

Hannah Weaver, University of Edinburgh: Illicit Space and Gender: Reassessing Urban Boundaries in Late Eighteenth-Century Edinburgh

24 September

Rebekah Andrew, University of Birmingham: ‘O that my Grief were Thoroughly Weighed’: Clarissa’s ‘Meditations’ and Jeremy Taylor’s Holy Living

Jeanette Holt, Kingston University: Marriage – Love or Money? The motives for marriage in Kingston upon Thames 1743 to 1763

29 October, 4-5PM (please note different time)

Ioannes P. Chountis, University of Athens: Party Politics and the Rhetoric of Opposition in Lord Byron’s Poetry and Speeches

Emily Seitz, University of Birmingham: Perfecting the Poet of Nature: Pope’s Cultivation of Shakespeare

26 November

Tilman Schreiber, Friedrich Schiller University: Classical avant-garde. Gavin Hamilton and the aesthetics of dilettantism

Keiko Kawano, Kobe University: Oppositions in the viewpoints of Dubos and Cahusac regarding ancient dance

Many thanks,

Katie Noble, Tina Janssen, Alexander Hardie-Forsyth
Postgraduate Representatives

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