London-Paris Romanticism Seminar: Robbie Richardson, Friday 18 November 2022, Senate House, London


To launch our 2022-23 series, we are delighted to welcome as our guest speaker Professor Robbie Richardson of Princeton University, a leading scholar of eighteenth-century British and transatlantic literature and a pioneer in the field of Indigenous studies. His talk, entitled Etuaptmumk, or, Two-Eyed Seeing: Sympathy, Relationality, and Collecting the Dead in the Eighteenth Century, will take place on Friday 18 November 2022 at 17.30 in Room G4, Senate House (ground floor). An abstract appears below. The seminar, which will include a question-and-answer session, will be chaired by Dr Rowan Boyson (King’s College London). It will be followed by a wine reception to which all are warmly invited.

The seminar is free and open to everyone, including postgraduates and members of the public. There is no need to register in advance. (For those attending hybrid seminars from January, prior registration will be necessary). By holding this first seminar exclusively in person, we hope to reunite with our regular audience who came to seminars in Senate House before we went online during the pandemic. Please rejoin us, or join us for the first time, and pass on the word to others who might be …read more