SWINC Autumn Workshop

Date(s) - 24/10/2018
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm



 Autumn Workshop

Wednesday 24 October

David Hume Room, 3.11, Dugald Stewart Building

University of Edinburgh



2.10     Welcome: Professor Penny Fielding (Edinburgh, Co-director SWINC)


Panel 1

2.15     Jim Kelly (Exeter): ‘Irish Orators and Scotch Reviewers: Persuasion in post-Napoleonic Britain’

2.35     Valentina Aparicio (Edinburgh): ‘“Not with the burial of the sword this strife / Must end, but of the warrior”: historicity and the nation in Southey’s Madoc’

2.55     Michael Wood (Edinburgh): ‘Trials of a “Germanized brat”: The House of Aspen, German Models, and British Cultural Renewal’


3.35     tea and coffee


Panel 2

3.55     Lesley Graham (Bordeaux): ‘Annotating Robert Louis Stevenson’

4.15     Alex Thomson (Edinburgh, co-director SWINC): ‘Wee Moderns: Edwin Muir and Nietzsche in Scotland’

4.35     Lucy Linforth (Edinburgh): ‘A tale that has been told’: Walter Scott and the Honours of Scotland’


5.15     close – wine reception to follow outside room 2.43, 50 George Square