Programme for Making, Breaking and Transgressing Boundaries: Europe in Romantic Writing, 1775-1830

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Please see below for the programme for Making, Breaking and Transgressing Boundaries: Europe in Romantic Writing, 1775-1830.  For registration information, keep an eye on the conference site.

Making, Breaking and Transgressing Boundaries:
Europe in Romantic Writing, 1775-1830
Percy Building, Newcastle University, July 15th 2014

9.00am – 9.30am: Registration

9.30am – 10.30am: Keynote Lecture
Dr David Higgins | University of Leeds – ‘Romantic Englishness: From Local to Global’

10.30am – 10.45am: Break

10.45am – 12.15pm: Travel and Transgression
Ilaria Mallozzi | Royal Holloway, University of London – ‘Ugo Foscolo and the Shape of Romantic Ulysses’
William Bainbridge | Durham University – ‘Romantic Redux: Hannibal’s Crossing of the Alps’
Rosie Bailey | Newcastle University – ‘The Principle of Perception: Aesthetics and Scale in Byron’s Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage: Canto the Fourth

12.15pm – 1.00pm: Lunch

1.00pm – 2.30pm: In Search of Understanding: Discourse and Dialect
Daniel Duggan | Durham University – ‘Liberalism and Republicanism in the Thought of Wilhelm von Humboldt’
Amy Milka | University of York – ‘Sharing Language, Sharing Values? A Reassessment of English and French Jacobinism’
Arun Sood | University of Glasgow – ‘New Places and Dialects: Reading Robert Burns Across the Atlantic’

2.30pm – 4pm: Radical Women, Radical Fictions?
Deborah Brown | University of Chichester – ‘Landscape in Charlotte Smith’s Fiction’
Sarah Burdett | University of York – ‘Transgressing the Boundaries of Decorous Femininity: Charlotte Corday in British Dramas, 1794-1804’
Laura Kirkley | Newcastle University – ‘Sublime Virtues and Erotic Love: Rousseau’s Julie and Wollstonecraft’s Maria

4.00pm – 4.15pm: Break

4.15pm – 5.45pm: Theatrical Sites and Dramatic Genre
Matthew Reznicek | Queen’s University Belfast – ‘He Should Go to the Théâtre Français: The Opera and Urban Literacy in Maria Edgworth’
Sarah Winter | Northumbria University – ‘Melodrama and Crossing Borders – From French Revolution Politics to Vampiric Invasion’
Ben Hewitt | Newcastle University – ‘Shelley’s Prometheus Unbound and Goethe’s Faust: An Epic Connection’

6pm: All welcome to join for an informal drink in the Northern Stage