Category Archives: Research Seminars

Research Seminar, 5 December 2018: Jessica George on H. P. Lovecraft’s Weird Fiction

Jessica George (Independent scholar) will be presenting her paper, ‘”[T]hey were men!”: H.  P. Lovecraft, Anthropocentrism, and the Alien’, at 5.00 p.m. on Wednesday, 5 December 2018, followed by an expert response from James Machin (Royal College of Art). The event will … Continue reading

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Research Seminar: Extremities and Obsessions in Nineteenth-Century Literature, 24 Sept. 2018

We welcome ERASMUS exchange staff, Professor Ludmilla Kostova and Dr Yarmila Daskalova, University of Sts Cyril and Methodius, Veliko Turnovo, Bulgaria, to Wolverhampton, and invite all to a research seminar on ‘Extremities and Obsessions in Nineteenth-Century Literature, Monday, 24 September 2018, … Continue reading

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Research Seminar: 24 April – Dr Annika Bautz on Walter Scott, Celebrity, and Stage Adaptation

Dr Annika Bautz, Plymouth University, will be speaking on ‘The “universal favourite”: Daniel Terry’s Guy Mannering; or, The Gipsey’s Prophecy (1816)’, Tuesday, 24 April 2018 14.00 – 15.30, Room MC232. All are welcome. This paper explores the contemporary reception of the first adaptation … Continue reading

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Research Seminar: 1 February 2018, Prof John Strachan on Wordsworth and Fascism

Professor John Strachan, Bath Spa University, will be speaking on ‘Wordsworth among the Fascists’, Thursday, 1 February 2018 14.00 – 15.30, Room MU504. All are welcome. This lecture examines the way in which the British Union of Fascists used Romantic poetry … Continue reading

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Research Seminar: 16 May 2017, Dr Yarmilla Daskalova on Poe and Baudelaire

Dr Yarmila Daskalova, University of Sts Cyril and Methodius, Veliko Turnovo, Bulgaria, will be speaking on ‘New Dimensions in Conceptualizing Beauty and the Principle of Originality in the Works of Edgar Allan Poe and Charles Baudelaire’, Tuesday, 16 May 2017, 14.00 … Continue reading

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Research Seminar: Anglo-Saxonism in Migration Debates

Sita Balani (King’s College London) and Kathryn Maude (KCL/University of Swansea) will be speaking on ‘Narratives of Anglo-Saxonism in Contemporary Migration Debates’ on Thursday, 17 March 2016, at 2.00 p.m. in the LATTE room MC229. About the Speakers: Sita Balani is an activist … Continue reading

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Research Seminar: 17 February 2016, Ian Haywood on Graphic Satire

Professor Ian Haywood (University of Roehampton) will be presenting his paper, Pandemonium: Radical Soundscapes and Satirical Prints in the Romantic Period, at 3:00 pm, Wednesday 17 February 2016. The seminar will take place at the City Campus of the University of Wolverhampton in MC224. … Continue reading

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Research Seminar: 12 November 2015, Jim O’Driscoll on Taboo Speech

Dr Jim O’Driscoll (University of Huddersfield) will be presenting his paper, ‘Taboo speech and causing offence: why they need to be kept separate’, at 2:00 pm, Thursday 12 November 2015. The seminar will take place at the City Campus of the … Continue reading

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Research Seminar: 12 May 2015, Anthony Mandal on ‘Digital Humanities 2.0’

Dr Anthony Mandal (Cardiff University) will be presenting his paper, Jekyll 2.0: Embodying Gothic Fiction as Pervasive Media: Literature, Digital Cultures and Posthumanism, at 5:00 pm, Tuesday 12 May 2015. The seminar will take place at the City Campus of … Continue reading

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Research Seminar: 21 April 2015, John Hughes on Dylan, Boty, and 1960s Pop

Professor John Hughes (University of Gloucestershire) will be presenting his paper, ‘The Only Blonde in the World’: Pauline Boty and Dylan’s First London Visit, at 5:30 pm, Tuesday 21 April 2015. The seminar will take place at the City Campus … Continue reading

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