London-Paris Romanticism Seminar: Susan Oliver, Online Seminar, Friday 10 December 2021


The next meeting of the London-Paris Romanticism Seminar will take place via Zoom on Friday 10 December 2021 at 17.30-19.30 London time (GMT). As our guest speaker, we are delighted to welcome Professor Susan Oliver of the University of Essex, who will present a paper entitled Elemental Romanticism: Scott and the Transcendentalists. This will be followed by a discussion in which questions from the audience are invited. The seminar will be chaired by Rowan Boyson (King’s 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. 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, we invite you to join us.

Susan Oliver is Professor of Literature and Faculty Dean of Research at the University of Essex. Her books include Walter Scott and the Greening of Scotland: Emergent Ecologies of a Nation (2021) and Scott, Byron and the Poetics of Cultural Encounter (2005), for which she was awarded the 2007 British Academy’s Rose Mary Crawshay Prize. She recently published …read more