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Our 2011 team workshop will take place on Friday 15 April @ Concordia University from 9am to 4.30pm. (Poster Team Workshop April 2011) The program for the day is:

  • 9am — Laura Mandell (Miami University): “Discipline and Error: Transmediating Romanticism”
  • 10am-10.30am — Coffee Break
  • 10.30am-11.30am — Natalie Huffels: “Dickens and the Associationist Science of History”
  • 11.30am-12pm — Coffee Break
  • 12pm-1pm — Robert Mitchell (Duke University): “Experimentalism (Scientific and Literary) in the Early Nineteenth Century”
  • 1pm-2pm — Lunch
  • 2pm-3pm — Joel Faflak: “Romantic Psychology: Putting the Mind in Its Place”
  • 3pm-3.30pm — Coffee Break
  • 3.30pm-4.30pm — Alan Bewell (University of Toronto): “Reflections on Romantic Mobility”

Our final monthly team meeting before our April workshop will take place on Friday 11 March at 2pm in room LB649 @ Concordia University. Four graduate students associated with our project will present their work on that occasion:

  • Darlene Cousins, “Art in France under the Occupation, 1814-1818”
  • Corina Simon, “Ruskin’s “Modern Painters” and the illustrated book”
  • Ersy Contogouris, “A volcano, a collection, and a wife”
  • Lianne Castravelli, “Excavating Origin and Building the Social Body: Technologies of Construction in Villiers de l’Isle-Adam’s L’Eve future

Joel Faflak will lecture at McGill University on Thursday 2 December 2010 on ‘Romantic Psychiatry: Crossing the Alps’. The lecture will take place at 5pm in room Arts 160. Please see the PDF poster for more information: Poster Faflak (December 2010)

Alan Bewell will lecture at Concordia University on Monday 22 November 2010 on ‘John Clare and the Ghosts of Natures Past’. The lecture will take place at 2pm in room LB646. Please see the PDF poster for more information: Poster Bewell (November 2010).

Fall Events

There will be three meetings of our team this fall:

  • Monique Morgan (McGill University) on Friday 15 October @ Université de Montréal: “The Abominable Snowman: Sympathy, Ethics, and Narrative Technique in Oryx and Crake” — Please see the PDF poster for more information: Poster Morgan (October 2010);
  • Alan Bewell (University of Toronto) on Monday 22 November @ Concordia University;
  • Joel Faflak (University of Western Ontario) on Thursday 2 December @ McGill University.

A brief reminder that three graduate students involved in our team will present papers on Tuesday 15 June at 10am. The meeting will take place at the CITÉ research centre at the Université de Montréal.

Directions to the CITÉ:
The CITÉ is located in the main building of the Université de Montréal (Roger-Gaudry building), which is at 2900, Édouard-Montpetit Blvd.

The main entrance to the campus is at the corner of Louis Colin and Édouard-Montpetit, which is where the Université de Montréal subway station is. The Roger-Gaudry building is at the right-hand side of the chemin de Polytechnique, which is the main access road to the main campus.

Our premises are in the V wing of the main building, near its west extremity. Enter through door U-1 and take the Y corridor, the first one at your right. Follow that corridor to the end. The entrance to our premises is at your right (door V-13-1). You can also enter the building at door Z-1 and follow the corridor until you get to door V-13-1.

Our final team meeting before the summer will take place on Tuesday 15 June at 10am @ CITÉ (Université de Montréal). Three graduate students associated with our project will present their work on that occasion:

  • Jayne Hildebrand (“Ebenezer Elliott’s Corn Law Rhymes and the Poetic Language of Reform in the 1830s”)
  • Ginette Jubinville (“Architecture rationaliste et asile psychiatrique en France, début XIXe siècle : Esquirol et l’hospice de Charenton”)
  • Lianne Castravelli (“Architectural Articulations: Framing Late-Nineteenth-Century Fantasies of Bodies and Machines”)