The next meeting of the London-Paris Romanticism Seminar will take place on Friday 13 December in the Bloomsbury Room (G35, ground floor) at Senate House, University of London, starting at 5.30. As our guest speaker, we are delighted to welcome Dr Mary-Ann Constantine of the University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, who will present a paper entitled A Welsh Bard Walking: Pedestrianism, Place and Politics in 1802. This will be followed by a discussion and wine reception. The event is free and open to everyone, including postgraduates and members of the public. No booking is required.
Mary-Ann Constantine is Reader at the University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies. She researches the literature and history of Romantic-period Wales and Brittany, and has a particular interest in travel writing and in the cultural politics of the 1790s. With Dafydd Johnston she was general editor of the ten-volume series Wales and the French Revolution (2012-15). Other publications include The Truth Against the World: Iolo Morganwg and Romantic Forgery (2007) and (jointly edited with Nigel Leask) Enlightenment Travel and British Identities: Thomas Pennant’s Tours in Scotland and Wales (2017). She …read more