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QMCECS Seminar: Malcolm Baker (UC Riverside), 30 Jan 2013

January 22, 2013

All are welcome to the next Queen Mary Eighteenth-Century Studies Seminar.

Wed 30 January 2013

Prof Malcolm Baker (University of California, Riverside)

Celebrating the Illustrious: Roubiliac, Newton, Handel and Pope

Malcolm Baker will be talking about the issues raised in one chapter of his forthcoming
book, The Marble Index: Roubiliac and Sculptural Portraiture in Eighteenth-Century
Britain. His discussion will concentrate on the third section, dealing with Pope, and
will look forward to a future research project about Pope, authorship and images of
literary celebrity being planned with the Yale Center for British Art.

This paper is pre-circulated: the speaker will present a short introduction to the paper,
followed by general discussion. If you are short of time, read section VII.iii, about
Pope, preceded by the Introduction to the Chapter. The paper can be downloaded from:
<http://bit.ly/10cbEcW>

Time: 5.00-7.00pm

Venue: Seminar Room, Lock-Keepers Cottage Graduate Centre, Queen Mary University of
London, Mile End, London, E1 4NS

For updates and more information, see our blog: https://qmcecs.wordpress.com/

Convenors: Prof Markman Ellis, English (m.ellis@qmul.ac.uk); Prof Colin Jones, History
(c.d.h.jones@qmul.ac.uk); Prof Miles Ogborn, Geography (m.j.ogborn@qmul.ac.uk); Prof
Barbara Taylor (English and History); Prof Amanda Vickery, History (a.vickery@qmul.ac.uk).

[Travel instructions: Central Line or District Line to Mile End. Exit tube station, turn
left down Mile End Road, cross Burdett Road, go under the Mile End Green Bridge (a large
yellow bridge), over the canal, and the college is on the left. Enter East Gate, and the
Lock-Keepers Cottage is the second building on the right].

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