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Queen Mary Eighteenth-Century Studies Seminar: Programme 2015-16

September 17, 2015

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Semester One 2015-16

14 October: Tita Chico (University of Maryland, College Park, MD): ‘Bad Science: A Literary History’ [Chair: Markman Ellis]

28 October: Farid Azfar (Swarthmore College, PA): ‘Regions of the Ship: Assiento Capitalism and the Floating Island of Portobello’ [Chair: Miles Ogborn].

11 November: Rowan Boyson (King’s College London): ‘The Olfactory Imagination’ [Chair: Markman Ellis]

25 November: John Barrell (QMUL): ‘The Meeting of the Waters’ [Chair: Markman Ellis]

9 December: Colin Jones (QMUL): ‘Maximilien Robespierre and a Life in a Day of the French revolution’ [Chair: Amanda Vickery]

Semester Two 2015-16

3 February: Matthew McCormack (University of Northampton): ‘Tall histories: height and Georgian masculinities’ [Chair: Amanda Vickery]

2 March: Hannah Barker (University of Manchester): ‘Tradesmen in Love’ [Chair: Amanda Vickery]

16 March: Sara Pennell (Roehampton University): ‘Nothing of importance ever happened in a kitchen’ [Chair: Amanda Vickery]

Time: 5.00-7.00pm.

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

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

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