Eighteenth-Century Literature & Culture Research Seminar, Trinity Term 2022


Our colleagues at the English Faculty are delighted to present the research seminar programme for the coming term.



WEEK 2: Tues. 3 May, 5.30-7pm (Mordan Hall, St. Hugh’s College)
HANNAH COWLEY’S ‘WHO’S THE DUPE?’ (1779) – a script-in-hand performance.
Produced by The R/18 Collective and Creation Theatre. Directed by Colin Blumenau.
Followed by a Q&A.
Free tickets here: www.creationtheatre.co.uk/show/whos-the-dupe

WEEK 4: Tues. 17 May, 12.30-2pm (Seminar Room East, Mansfield College)
DANIEL COOK (University of Dundee)
‘Gulliver’s Afterlives’

WEEK 6: Tues. 31 May, 5.30-7pm (Seminar Room East, Mansfield College)
TIM SOMERS (Newcastle University)
Jesting Cultures and Masculinity’

WEEK 8: Tues. 14 June, 5.30-7pm (Seminar Room East, Mansfield College)
ALICE HUXLEY (St. John’s College), ‘Before Barrie: Eighteenth-Century Fairies
in Kensington Gardens’; KATIE NOBLE (Christ Church), ‘Mediation in the Mind:
Prints and Performance’. Followed by end of term drinks

SEMINAR LEADERS: Ros Ballaster, Christine Gerard, Katie Noble, Nicole Pohl, David Taylor,
Ben Wilkinson-Turnbull, Abby Williams.

Voltaire Foundation

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