Autumn Term 2015
Selected seminars will take place at the Museum of English Rural Life, with pop-up exhibitions of archive material.
Monday 12th October (week 3)
Drinks in the SRC – all welcome!
Monday 9th November (week 7)
Kate McDonald (Reading) “Looking for shell-shock. Reading First World War fiction magazines”
Monday 23rd November (week 9)
Hannah Sullivan (Oxford) ‘The Art of the Carriage Return: Free verse, lineation and the typewriter’
Spring Term 2016
Monday 25th January (week 3) URS 2s26
Clare Broome Saunders (Oxford) “Through many dreary volumes of archives has she waded”: Louisa Stuart Costello and the 19th Century Literary Market
Monday 8th February (week 5) MERL
Judith Watts (Reading) ‘Making Love: reading for pleasure and publishing for profit’
Monday 22nd February (week 7) URS 2s26
Richard Bates (University of Nottingham) ‘How does one become a parenting guru? Exploring the childhood and archives of a French child-rearing authority, Françoise Dolto’.
Monday 7th March (week 9) HBS G03
Fran Baker (University of Manchester Library) and Florence Impens (John Rylands Research Institute, Manchester) Dual perspectives on the Carcanet Press Archive
Summer Term 2016
Monday 18th April (wk 1) Humss 181
James Raven (Essex) ‘Compose Yourself: Pages of Laughter in Eighteenth-Century Britain and France’
Tuesday 3rd May (wk 3)
Jessica Sage (Newcastle) Edith Morley, ‘An Efficient Subordinate’: Negotiating the UK’s First Female Professor