Archive for July, 2014

From Sheffield to London, UK July 23rd, 2014

I’m still basking in the warm glow of the ”Reading Animals” conference at the University of Sheffield, where I gave the second of six keynote talks — and where I joined the advisory board for Palgrave Macmillan’s newly launching book series on “Animals and Literature” (to be edited by Susan McHugh, Bob McKay, and John Miller).  I’m now enjoying a few days of research at the […]

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“Reading Animals” in Sheffield, UK July 16th, 2014

This afternoon I arrived in Sheffield, just east of England’s Peak District National Park, to participate in an international conference entitled “Reading Animals,” where some of the world’s leading Animals Studies scholars will be gathering to present and discuss their research. On Friday morning I’ll be giving a talk about English Canada’s early colonial history, focusing in […]

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NASSR 2014 in Bethesda MD and Washington DC July 3rd, 2014

I’m busy preparing for next week’s annual meeting of the North American Society for the Study of Romanticism (NASSR), which will take place in Bethesda, Maryland, and at the Library of Congress in nearby Washington, DC.  Among other activities, I’ll be participating on a panel entitled Cultural Exchange and Collaborative Networks, where I’ll present some of my research on […]

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