London-Paris Romanticism Seminar: Nigel Leask, Online Seminar, Friday 19 February 2021


The next meeting of the London-Paris Romanticism Seminar will take place via Zoom on Friday 19 February 2021 at 17.30-19.30 London time (GMT). As our guest speaker, we are delighted to welcome Professor Nigel Leask of the University of Glasgow, whose paper is entitled “Werry romantic…among these Mountains & Lakes”: John Keats and the Highland Tour. His illustrated talk will be followed by a discussion in which questions from the audience are invited. The seminar will be chaired by Gregory Dart (University College London).

The seminar is free and open to everyone. Prior registration is necessary. To book a place via the Institute of English Studies website, click here and scroll down to the relevant seminar. When you register, you will be provided with a Zoom link and details of how to join the online forum. Whether you wish to contribute or simply to listen in, please join us.

Nigel Leask
is Regius
Chair in English Language and Literature at the University of Glasgow. He has published
widely on British, Irish and Scottish romanticism, with a special emphasis on orientalism,
popular culture, travel writing and ‘improvement’. His books include British Romantic Writers and the East:
Anxieties of Empire
(1992); Curiosity
and the …read more