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QMCECS Seminar 13 February: John Barrell

February 11, 2013

All are welcome to attend:

QM Eighteenth-Century Studies Seminar 2012-2013

 Wed 13 February 2013

Prof John Barrell (Queen Mary University of London)

“I know where that is”: the place of Edward Pugh

John Barrell has completed a book on the Welsh artist and writer Edward Pugh, to be published by the University of Wales Press in spring 2013. He has published widely on the literature, history and art of the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries in Britain, focusing on language, landscape, law, empire, theories of society and progress, and the theory of painting. He is a Fellow of the British Academy and of the English Association, and has recently joined Queen Mary as Professor of English.

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:

Convenors: Prof Markman Ellis, English (; Prof Colin Jones, History (; Prof Miles Ogborn, Geography (; Prof Barbara Taylor, English and History (;  Prof Amanda Vickery, History (

[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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