London-Paris Romanticism Seminar Website

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The new London-Paris Romanticism Seminar, jointly directed by Professor David Duff (Queen Mary) and Professor Marc Porée (École Normale Superieure/ Université Sorbonne Nouvelle), now has a website detailing the programme for the upcoming year and featuring a blog about the seminar’s activities.  The upcoming seminars are as follows:


Friday 11 November 2016 

Michael Gamer (University of Pennsylvania)

Re-collection’s Intranquility: Romanticism, Self-Canonization and the Business of Poetry

17.30-19.30     Senate House, Bloomsbury Room/G35 (ground floor)


Friday 9 December 2016       International panel: The Poetics of the Letter

Pamela Clemit (Queen Mary University of London / Wolfson College, Oxford)

Difficult to Make and Difficult to Fake: Signalling in Romantic-Period Letters

Jeremy Elprin (Université de Caen)

‘Qui me néglige me désole’: The Neglected Countenance of Keats’s Letters

17.30-19.30     Senate House, Room 243 (second floor)


Friday 13 January 2017

Martin Procházka (Charles University, Prague)

The Phantasmal Imagination: Biographia Literaria and Continental Philosophy

17.30-19.30     Senate House, Bedford Room/G37 (ground floor)


Friday 10 February 2017

Lynda Pratt (University of Nottingham)

Romanticism and the Culture of Non-Publication

17.30-19.30     Senate House, Bedford Room/G37 (ground floor)


Friday 10 March 2017       International panel: Literature and the Senses

Rowan Boyson (King’s College London)

A Literary History of Sensuousness: Smell, Touch and Romantic Poetry

Caroline Bertonèche (Université Grenoble Alpes)

Romantic Strains and Symptoms

17.30-19.30     Senate House, Bedford Room/G37 (ground floor)


Thursday 20-Friday 21 April 2017 

PARIS SYMPOSIUM      Wordsworth: The French Connection

École Normale Supérieure, rue d’Ulm – details to follow


Friday 12 May 2017

Gregory Dart (University College London)

The Lamb Circle and the Birth of Romantic Practical Criticism

17.30-19.30     Senate House, Bedford Room/G37 (ground floor)