London-Paris Romanticism Seminar: Caribbean Romanticism, online international panel, Friday 25 February 2022


The next seminar in the London-Paris Romanticism Seminar series is an online international panel on Caribbean Romanticism which will take place via Zoom on Friday 25 February 2022 at 17.30-19.30 London time (GMT). As our guest speakers, we are delighted to welcome two distinguished scholars: Emily Senior, of Birkbeck, University of London, who will speak on “Nurse Flora, in Jamaica” and her Afterlives; and Nicole Aljoe, of Northeastern University, Illinois, whose paper is entitled A Secret History of the Sable Venus: Digital Analysis, Narrative Authority, and the Discourses of Race in European Novels with Afro-Caribbean Female Protagonists, 1808-1827. Abstracts appear below. Their illustrated talks will be followed by a discussion in which questions from the audience are invited. The panel will be chaired by Luisa Calè (Birkbeck, University of London).

The seminar is free and open to everyone, including postgraduates and members of the public. 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 …read more