Speakers for the 2005–06 academic session
will be announced shortly.
All papers are presented on Tuesdays at 5:15pm,
in Room x3.04 of the
Humanities Building, Colum Drive, Cardiff University CF10 3XB
(tel. +44 (0)29 2087 6339).
Guest speakers and conferences from previous sessions:
Colbert (Wolverhampton), ‘ “By the Miracle
of Romance”: Literary Tourism on the Rhine, 1780–1840’
(8 March 2005).
Morra (Cardiff), ‘Inscribing Music in Literature’
(1 Mar 2005).
Rylance (Exeter), ‘Reading with a Mission: A
History of Penguins’ (8 Feb 2005).
Phillips (Cardiff): ‘Ballad, Tombstone, Epitaph,
Poem, Newspaper, and Novel: Charlotte Brontë and Robin
Hood’ (14 December 2004).
Loeber and Magda Stouthamer-Loeber (Pittsburgh): ‘The
Guide to Irish Fiction, 1650–1900: Themes, Findings, and
Prospects’ (30 November 2004).
Bell (Birmingham): ‘Women in the 17th-Century
Book Trade’ (23 November 2004).
Strachan (Sunderland): ‘Bear’s Grease and
Macassar: Cultural Representations of Hair Oil in Dickens and
Early Victorian Fiction’ (2 November 2004).
Thomas (Cardiff), ‘Why the Victorians Loved Shakespeare:
19th-Century Visual Representations of Shakespeare’s Works’
(16 Mar 2004)
Franklin (Swansea), ‘Mary Wollstonecraft, the
French Revolution and the Power of the Press’ (9 Mar 2004)
Hahn (Rochester), ‘Grafting the New World: Text and
Image in the First Book in English on America’ (9 Dec
van der Vlies (Oxford), ‘Whose Beloved Country?
Rethinking the “Hypercanonical” Status of Alan Paton’s
Cry, the Beloved Country ’ (2 Dec 2003).
Hines (Cardiff), ‘Household Words: The Publication
of Bleak House in the Wake of the Great Exhibition’
(18 Nov 2003).
O’ Brien (Warwick), ‘The History Women:
Women Writing History, 1760–1820’ (14 Oct 2003).
D. Macdonald (Oxford), ‘Discipline Envy and Book
History’ (25 Mar 2003).
Evans (Cardiff), ‘A Future for Literature? Book History
and the History of Margery Kempe’ (25 Feb 2003).
Wu (Oxford), ‘Talking Pimples: Hazlitt and Byron
in Love’ (4 Feb 2003).
Dessen (North Carolina, Chapel Hill), ‘Eavesdropping
on a Conversation: Reading English Renaissance Stage Directions’
(19 Nov 2002).
Wright (Sheffield), ‘Writing and Terrorism: Defining
the Gothic Genre in the 1790s’ (12 Nov 2002).
Sugg (Cardiff), Murder after Death:
Anatomy and Analysis in Renaissance Literature (29 Oct
Murphy (St Andrews), The History of the Schools Edition
of Shakespeare (23 Apr 2001).
Moore (Cardiff), Editing Thomas Moores Satires
(19 Mar 2001).
St Clair (Cambridge), Who Read What in the Romantic
Period? (12 Mar 2001).
Bell (Edinburgh), Terra Incognita: Reading at the
Edge of the World (19 Feb 2001).
Groom (Bristol), Dead Poet Walking: What Wordsworth
Thought of Chatterton, the Marvellous Boy, The Sleepless Soul
that Perishd in its Pride (5 Feb 2001).
Gould (IES, London), W. B. Yeats and the Moment
of the Collected Works (11 Dec 2001).
Goldman, The Art of Illustration: The Pre-Raphaelites
and the Idyllic School of Artists (27 Nov 2001).
Walter Gabler (Munich), Manuscripts: Tracing the Grounds
of Creativity in Process (20 Nov 2001).
Jones (Aberystwyth), Welsh Missionary Writing in British
India (16 Oct 2001).
Ferris (Ottowa), Curious Reason:
Pedantry, History, and Scotts Figure of the Antiquary
(24 Apr 2001).
Eliot (Reading), The Reading Experience Database and
the New Initiatives in Book History Research (27 Mar 2001).
McCormack (Goldsmiths), Editing Diaries: The Case
of Roger Casement, 18641916 (13 Mar 2001).
Shattock (Leicester), Bibliography in an Electronic
Age: Revising the Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature
(27 Feb 2001).
Loeber and Magda Stouthamer-Loeber (Pittsburgh), Beyond
the Canon: The Bibliographical Reconstruction of 18th- and 19th-Century
Irish Fiction (5 Dec 2000).
Clery (Sheffield Hallam), The Escalation of Womens
Writing 17501830: The Search for Critical Paradigms
(21 Nov 2000).
Siskin (Glasgow), What Writing Wants:
The Fair Intellectual Club of Edinburgh 1717 (31 Oct 2000).
Pearson (Manchester), Textual Variations and Inconsistencies
in Susanna Centlivres The Basset Table (1705):
Politics, Intertextuality, and Play Publication in the Early
18th Century (10 Oct 2000).
Wheeler (Chawton/Southampton), Reading
in the Landscape: Text, Context, and Intertext at Chawton
Library (16 May 2000).
Atkins (Royal Holloway), Acrobatics on a Budget: Editing
D. H. Lawrences Palimpsests in the Electronic Age
(28 Mar 2000).
Sutherland (Oxford), Speaking Commas: Undermining
Austens Status as an English Classic (15 Feb 2000).
Stanton, Editing Charlotte Smiths Letters
(9 Mar 1999).
Lamont (Newcastle), Annotating a Text: Literary Theory
and the Electronic Hypertext (8 Dec 1998).
and Fictions: Ireland and the Novel in the Nineteenth Century
(Cardiff University, 1416 Sep 2001).
Production of Culture: The Scottish Press in a National and
International Context, 1800–1880 (28–30 July 2001).
of Writing, 17501850 (Gregynog, 2023 July 1998).
As well as advertising forthcoming events
occuring within the Cardiff Corvey project, we are more than
happy to provide information on any Romantic studies conferences,
open days, etc. held at other institutions. We can
be contacted at Corvey@cf.ac.uk.
21 June, 2010
This document is maintained by Anthony Mandal (Mandal@cf.ac.uk).