Hello! It’s been a while. I’ve been very busy, but today I thought I’d take the time to update my blog with what I’ve been doing, and shared an edited version of a talk I gave at Cardiff University in October.
I now work at Cardiff University, delivering lectures and seminars (this term on women writers of the late eighteenth century) to third year undergraduates. I love it and it’s such a friendly, welcoming department.
I still also work at Keats House, where I am assisting in the production and execution of their exciting ‘Keats200′ programme which launches tomorrow. Do come along! A day full of free events awaits (including a talk by me).
But in this post I want to share another talk I did during ‘Frankenweek’ – the week when the international project that is ‘Frankenreads’ took place around the world. Celebrating 200 years of Mary Shelley’s novel around Halloween, hundreds of institutions hosted readings of the novel, and then talks, quizzes, workshops, celebrations, and many other events to mark the occasion.
I was lucky enough to take part in two events. On 31 October itself I was hosting a workshop at Keats House, similar to …read more