London-Paris Romanticism Seminar: Matthew Sangster, Friday 23 February 2024, Senate House, London


The next meeting of the London-Paris Romanticism Seminar will take place on Friday 23 February 2024 in the Bloomsbury Room (G35, ground floor), Senate House, University of London, starting at 5.30 pm. As our distinguished guest speaker, we are delighted to welcome Professor Matthew Sangster of the University of Glasgow, who will deliver a paper entitled Mainstreams and Margins: Libraries, Borrowing and Reading in Romantic-Period Scotland. This will be followed by a discussion and wine reception. The seminar will be chaired by Gregory Dart.

The event is free and open to everyone, including postgraduates and members of the public. No booking is required.

Matthew Sangster is Professor of Romantic Studies, Fantasy and Cultural History at the University of Glasgow. He is the author of Living as an Author in the Romantic Period (2021) and An Introduction to Fantasy (2023) and editor of Institutions of Literature, 1700-1900 (with Jon Mee, 2022), Remediating the 1820s (with Jon Mee, 2023), Realms of Imagination: Essays from the Wide Worlds of Fantasy (with Tanya Kirk, 2023) and David Bowie and the Legacies of Romanticism (2023). He was external curator of the current British Library exhibition Fantasy: Realms of Imagination (to 25 February 2024, then …read more