The University of York Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies Postgraduate Forum is pleased to confirm its spring term schedule. We meet on Tuesdays, 6pm, at KG/07 (Kings Manor).
Our speakers this term are as follows:
– February 9th – ‘Religion, Commerce and Liberty: Representations of the Northern Church in Eighteenth Century Newspapers’, Daniel Reed, Oxford Brookes
– February 16th – ‘Writing the Global: The Scottish Enlightenment as Literary Practice’, Yusuke Wakazawa, University of York
– February 23rd – ‘The Garden as Plenty: Multi-Sensory Experience and Feminine Craft in the Eighteenth-Century Flower Garden’, Madeleine Pelling, University of York
– March 1st – TBC
– March 8th – ‘United by Friendship: Bonds of Affection between Bachelors and their Female Friends’, Helen Metcalfe, University of Manchester
Visiting postgraduates are, as ever, very welcome to join us and we tend to conclude proceedings with a hearty drink or two at the Three-Legged Mare.
We also warmly invite abstracts for our Summer term sessions, and particularly encourage any first-time papers from postgraduates researching in the 1660-1830 period.
For further details, please see our website: