BARS Digital Events: ‘Digital Teaching in Romantic Studies’

      Comments Off on BARS Digital Events: ‘Digital Teaching in Romantic Studies’

The British Association for Romantic Studies is delighted to welcome you to the third session of our new Digital Events series: ‘Digital Teaching in Romantic Studies’. Please join us on Thursday 10 December at 5pm GMT on Zoom for a roundtable discussion between Dr Emma Butcher, Dr Daniel Cook, Dr Stephen Gregg, and Dr Joanna Taylor, chaired by Dr Matthew Sangster. During the session, our guests will discuss pedagogy and teaching styles for online learning, any challenges they’ve encountered with teaching online, innovative and effective online teaching methods, and much more. After this, the audience will be invited to take part in a moderated Q&A session. 

Book your ticket here!

Dr Emma Butcher is a Lecturer at Edge Hill University. She recently completed a Leverhulme Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Leicester, as well as previously holding teaching positions at the University of Lincoln and Manchester Metropolitan University. She was named a 2017 BBC New Generation Thinker. Her research focuses on children’s experiences of war in the long nineteenth century. Dr Butcher has been published in the Journal of Victorian Culture and Victorian Periodicals Review. Her first monograph, The Brontës and War, was published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2020. She is currently writing her second monograph, Children in the Age of Modern War, contracted to OUP Trade for publication in 2022.

Dr Daniel Cook is Reader in English and Associate Director of the Centre for Scottish Culture at the University of Dundee. His books include Walter Scott and Shorter Fiction (Edinburgh UP, 2021), Reading Swift’s Poetry (Cambridge UP, 2020), Thomas Chatterton and Neglected Genius, 1760-1830 (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013), The Afterlives of Eighteenth-Century Fiction (with Nicholas Seager; Cambridge UP, 2015), and Women’s Life Writing, 1700-1850: Gender, Genre and Authorship (with Amy Culley; Palgrave Macmillan, 2012). For Romantic Textualities he curates the Teaching Romanticism series online. 

Dr Stephen Gregg is a Senior Lecturer in English Literature at Bath Spa University. He specialises in eighteenth-century literature and digital humanities. His latest book, Old Books and Digital Publishing: Eighteenth Century Collections Online is forthcoming with Cambridge University Press. He has recently taught courses on gender and the eighteenth-century novel, empire and identity in the eighteenth century, digital literary studies, and book history.

Dr Joanna Taylor is a Presidential Fellow in Digital Humanities at the University of Manchester. Her recent work explores the uses of digital technologies in humanities research, particularly at the intersection between literary geographies and environmental studies. She has published in Studies in Romanticism, the International Journal of Humanities and Arts Computing and Nineteenth-Century Contexts and her book Deep Mapping the Literary Lake District, co-authored with Ian Gregory, will be published by Bucknell UP next year. 

See the recording of Session 1, ‘Romantic Studies in 2020’, here.