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Feminist Bibliographical Praxis

What follows is a talk I gave (over zoom) on June 29, 2022, for the London Rare Book School. I’m deeply grateful to Elizabeth Savage for the invitation to speak—both for her original invitation to deliver this in person back in the summer of 2020...
From: Wynken de Worde on 8 Sep 2022

Why spending four hours (tops) in New York seemed a good idea…

Last month I did a trans-Atlantic crossing on the Splendor – see previous blog. This month I did another one, this time using the northern route (New York to Southampton) on board the Queen Mary 2. It was all a bit strange and last-minute-ish because...
From: Georgian Gentleman on 4 Jun 2022

Table Talks III: Recording and Review

Merry Christmas! You can catch up with our festive Table Talks III: New Approaches to Romantic Studies and Youth here: If you missed it, and let’s face it, you probably did (presenters just about equalled attendees for the duration of the event),...
From: The Romantic Ridiculous on 20 Dec 2021

Table Talks III: Readings on Romantic Studies and Youth

Join us on Thursday 16th December from 6 – 8 pm for a celebratory discussion of new approaches to children’s literature, young adult fiction, satire, and letter writing from the Romantic period to today. You can register here: Register on Eventbrite...
From: The Romantic Ridiculous on 16 Nov 2021

Table Talks III: New Approaches to Romantic Studies and Youth – Call for Participants

The first of our ‘Table Talks’ rounded off a strange 2020 in a lovely fashion, bringing doctoral and early career researchers together to share their new approaches to Romanticism and the natural world. You can view the recording of the event here....
From: The Romantic Ridiculous on 11 Aug 2021

Table Talks II: New Approaches to Romantic Studies and Society

Please enjoy the recording of our second in the series of Table Talks, featuring children’s literature, labouring-class poetry, feminist polemic, creative life writing, Romantic poetry, and silver fork fiction: Thanks to Felicity James, Adam...
From: The Romantic Ridiculous on 21 Jun 2021

Half Time Oranges

I realised this morning that I’ve finished the first year of my two years of AHRC-funded research on ‘The Romantic Ridiculous’ project! I’m about to go on the holiday we booked last January for Easter 2020 then rebooked for Easter 2021 as ‘it...
From: The Romantic Ridiculous on 29 May 2021

Homework for Table Talks II

Texts and Rationales for Table Talks II: New Approaches to Romantic Studies and Society The first Table Talks event went with a bang before Christmas. You can still check out the recording here. Our next event in June promises to be just as exciting...
From: The Romantic Ridiculous on 31 Mar 2021

Table Talks II: New Approaches to Romantic Studies and Society – Call for Participants

The first of our ‘Table Talks’ rounded off a strange year in a lovely fashion, bringing doctoral and early career researchers together to share their new approaches to Romanticism and the natural world. You can view the recording of the event...
From: The Romantic Ridiculous on 18 Jan 2021

Table Talks I: New Approaches to Romanticism and the Natural World

Check out the recording of our first Table Talk: Table Talks I Recording Thank you to my six wonderful interlocutors: Liz Edwards, Kitty Shaw, Dana Moss, Bethan Roberts, James Lesslie, and Tom Marshall. Thanks also to our fantastic audience...
From: The Romantic Ridiculous on 17 Dec 2020

The Ridiculous Becomes Reality

Texts and Rationales for ‘Table Talks 1: New Approaches to Romanticism and the Natural World’ ‘Table Talks’ are interactive workshops linked to ‘The Romantic Ridiculous’ project, designed to share work-in-progress...
From: The Romantic Ridiculous on 6 Nov 2020

New York, New York – a Georgian cornucopia!

At first sight you would not expect to find much in New York which would resonate with a Georgian fanatic – but I am delighted to say that if you look, it is amazing how much you can find! I started off by taking a taxi to the heart of the financial...
From: Georgian Gentleman on 12 Mar 2019

A fascinating visit – to Colonial Williamsburg

   The Governor’s Palace Being invited to give the keynote speech at the five-day long Antiques Forum hosted by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation was a great honour – and enormous fun! As a lecturer I must admit it was a real...
From: Georgian Gentleman on 7 Mar 2019

Master of the Ceremonies, Bath: a reminder of Thomas Rowlandson’s take on the gregarious Mr Tyson

Ahead of giving a talk on 1st March in London to the English Dance Circle, I looked out a post I did in November 2014, when I discussed the role of the Master of Ceremonies at Bath. It still seems relevant, so here it is again: Rowlandson print, published...
From: Georgian Gentleman on 17 Feb 2019

The Bath Adonis – a man in a gorgeous waistcoat – and a penchant for married women…

One of the interesting characters I came across doing the research for my forthcoming talk to the Early Dance Centre was one particular Master of Ceremonies at the Upper Rooms in Bath. Captain William Wade had stepped into the breach after a contested...
From: Georgian Gentleman on 10 Feb 2019

The American colonies: a chance for this particular Georgian Gentleman to go see for himself.

I am really looking forward to  the next couple of weeks, because it includes a lecture tour to the United States. Starting off with a visit to New York I will be giving a talk to the American Friends of the Georgian Group in Manhattan on February...
From: Georgian Gentleman on 6 Feb 2019

Waltzing through history – and make 1st March a date in the diary….

Imagine the scene: deep in the rainforest of Malaysia, head full of facts about monkeys, flying squirrels, sea eagles and giant gekkoes. Not a sensible thought in the world, and I idly check my e-mails and stumble across a blog by the excellent Sarah...
From: Georgian Gentleman on 30 Jan 2019

Bruno Latour “Inside” (plus French Natures!)

In the final phrase of his dazzling “anti-TED talk” “Inside,” which I saw at the Linney Courtyard Theater on West 42nd St Friday night, Bruno Latour named his vision for the future as something that might “merit the term...
From: The Bookfish on 29 Oct 2018

Imagining the Coast in Mystic and Enders Island

Day 1 at the Greenmanville Church I’m back home after a glorious two days at the Imagining the Coast symposium organized by Nels Pearson and the Fairfield Humanities Institute. I come away buzzing with ideas about coastal retreat...
From: The Bookfish on 16 Sep 2018

Water City Bristol!

Brunel’s suspension bridge over the Avon If you don’t fix things in words, they might float away. So, briefly, a skeletal accounting — 3 open-water swims 2 workshops in maritime writing 1 public lecture 1 trip up the canal locks to Saltford...
From: The Bookfish on 10 Jun 2018

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