BARS Digital Events: ‘Romantic Studies in 2020: Perspectives on the Field’

By Anna Mercer

The British Association for Romantic Studies (BARS) is delighted to announce the first session of our new Digital Events programme. Please join us on Thursday 5 November at 5pm GMT on Zoom for a roundtable discussion between Professor James Chandler, Professor Ian Duncan, Dr Katie Garner, Professor Essaka Joshua, and Professor Fiona Stafford on the topic of ‘Romantic Studies in 2020: Perspectives on the Field’, chaired by BARS Vice President Dr Gillian Dow. During this 80-minute session, our guests will present perspectives on their current research and teaching before discussing the challenges faced by scholars and students of Romanticism in 2020, after which the audience will be invited to take part in a moderated Q&A session.

You must register to attend this session. Please register on Eventbrite, here.

About our Guests:

  • Professor James Chandler is the William B. Ogden Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Chicago, General Editor of Cambridge University Press’s Studies in Romanticism series, and the author of several publications on Romantic literature and politics, including England in 1819: The Politics of Literary Culture and the Case of Romantic Historicism (1998) and An Archaeology of Sympathy (2013).
  • Professor Ian Duncan is the Florence Green Bixby Chair in English at …read more