Women’s Studies Group 1558-1847 Speaker Sessions 2018-19 Back

Women’s Studies Group: 1558-1837 (London) 2018-1 SPEAKER SESSIONS

All meetings on Saturdays at the Foundling Museum, 40 Brunswick Square, WC1N 1AZ.
We will be allowed into the room at 12.30 pm., to give us time to sort out paperwork and technology, but sessions will run from 1.00-4.00 pm. So please arrive a little early if you can.
Saturday September 29, 2018
Madeleine Pelling: Negotiating the Portland Vase: Mary Hamilton, Sir William Hamilton and the Duchess of Portland
Laura Pérez Hernández: Analyzing female identity through the fashion press: differences and similarities between Spain and England (1750-1800)
Taylin Nelson: ‘A Meager Cow’: The Duchess of Devonshire and Animality in 18th Century Poetry
Miriam al Jamil: Eleanor Coade and the Back-room Venus
Chair: Yvonne Noble
Assistant Chair: Louise Duckling


Saturday December 8, 2018
(This meeting includes the celebration of the launch of the latest wsg publication)
Louise Duckling: Exploring the Lives of Women, 1558-1837: A Journey in Images
Bernadette Andrea: ‘English Daughters’ in Eighteenth-Century Morocco: Abjection and Assimilation in the Narratives of Thomas Pellow and Elizabeth Marsh
Felicity Roberts: The academic precariat: what it means to write women’s history now.
Chair: Sara Read
Assistant Chair: Gillian Williamson

Saturday January 26, 2019
Angela Byrne: The Chetwood-Wilmot Circle: Literary Sociability and epistolary Culture in the Nineteenth Century
Samantha Belcher: ‘A Great Intuitive Genius’: Catherine Gore and the Evolution of a Literary Career
Nathalie Saudo-Welby: Becoming Lady De Lancey at Waterloo
Chair: Miriam al Jamil
Assistant Chair: Angela Escott

Saturday March 30, 2019
Mary Chadwick: ‘Thy work appears unnotic’d or unknown’: Elizabeth Harcourt (1746-1826)
Caitlin Kitchener: ‘The Mania of Amending the Constitution’: Female Reformers in 1819
Valeria Viola: ‘…they would overcome men by far’: Maria Anna Alliata and her agonal Spaces in eighteenth-century Palermo
Peter Radford: Women as Team Players in the Long Eighteenth Century
Chair: Angela Escott
Assistant Chair: Miriam al Jamil

For further information, please contact Carolyn D. Williams on cdwilliamslyle@aol.com
Find out more about the Women’s Studies Group on https://womensstudiesgroup.org