The University of York Centre for Eighteenth-Century Studies is pleased to announce its summer term schedule. As ever, visiting postgraduates are very welcome to join us. We meet on Tuesdays during term time at 6pm, KG/07, Kings Manor, York. For further information including contact details for those interested in presenting a paper during our autumn term, please see the web address at the bottom of this post.
May 3rd – Corrina Readioff (University of Liverpool) ‘a Poetic Battle: Epigraphic Rivalry in the Tatler and the Female Tatler’
May 10th – Sky Duthie (University of York) ‘Consuming Tyranny: Radical Critiques of Meat-Eating in the 1790s’
May 17th – Brianna Elyse Robertson-Kirkland (University of Glasgow) ‘Venanzio Rauzzini (1746–1810): ‘The father of a new style of English singing and a new race of singers’’
May 24th – Miriam Al Jamil (KCL/Birkbeck) ‘‘She who is milk-white’, Galatea among the Marbles. Or: the Connoisseur’s Women’
May 31st – David Barrow (University of York) ‘‘Not thus did I expect to see the King’: Alfred the Great and the American Revolution on the London Stage, 1771-1778’
June 7th – Alexander Hardie-Forsyth (University of York) ‘Laurence Sterne’s Textual Commerce’