London-Paris Romanticism Seminar: Brecht de Groote, Friday 17 May 2024, Senate House, London


The final meeting of this year’s London-Paris Romanticism Seminar will be a special international seminar on Friday 17 May 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 Prof. Dr. Brecht de Groote of the University of Ghent, who will present a paper entitled “That Which is Unseen, Shines the Brighter”: Pseudotranslation and Mediation in British Romanticism. There will then be a short response by Dr Laurent Folliot (Sorbonne University, Paris), followed by a discussion and a wine reception. The seminar will be chaired by Luisa Calè (Birkbeck, University of London).

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

Brecht de Groote is Assistant Professor of English in the Faculty of Arts & Philosophy of the University of Ghent in Belgium. He previously held (post)doctoral positions at the Universities of Edinburgh and Leuven. His research focuses on the literature and culture of the Romantic period, extending into the eighteenth century and the late-Romantic 1840s and 1850s. Combining methods at the intersection of literary theory, media theory and translation theory, he investigates the …read more