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Caption Competition Winner Announced!

Thank you to all who took part in our Annual Postcard Caption Competition! Our question for this year was: What would Percy Shelley write as a defense of poetry for today’s world?             We were delighted to receive so many excellent entries covering a wide range of different topics. With so many captions to choose from, we decided to select a winner and acknowledge two runner . . .
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MLA 2020: K-SAA Panel and Annual Awards Dinner

The Keats-Shelley Association of America will be presenting a special panel entitled “New Romanticisms” at MLA 2020 (Seattle). We also invite you to join us at the K-SAA Annual Awards Dinner. Find more details about these events below–we hope to see many of you there! — K-SAA panel at MLA  Session #384: Friday, January 10th, 5:15-6:30pm New Romanticisms, featuring speakers Bakary Diaby (Skidmo . . .
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The Byron Society – Events for 2020

THE BYRON SOCIETY EVENTS PROGRAMME As #Romantics200 continues, it’s worth checking these dates in your diary if you’re in the UK in 2020. The K-SAA is excited to share that the Byron Society events next year will include the following…  22nd January ‘Renegado Rascals: Byron and Wordsworth’  by Dr Tess Somervell a Byron Society Lecture at the Art Workers Guild   13th February ‘Byron’ . . .
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November Social Media Roundup

November is behind us, and so we’re once again rounding up the Keats-Shelley related news shared on our social media platforms over the past month! From upcoming performances of The Cenci and newly announced #Keats200 events, to information about the Keats-Shelley Journal and the 2020 Keats-Shelley Prize–all this and more is collected here in case you missed it! (And, as always, if there’s something you t . . .
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Donald H. Reiman: Obituary

The following obituary was written by Laurel Reiman Henneman, Donald’s daughter. Details of the memorial service can be found below. We are deeply saddened by this loss, and our thoughts are with Donald’s family at this time. Donald H. Reiman, age 85, peacefully ended his years-long struggle with Alzheimer’s disease on November 20, 2019 in Wilmington, Delaware, under care of hospice. Don was born on May 1 . . .
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#Keats200 Events Forthcoming in 2020

Please see below for details of the Keats Foundation Annual Lecture and other exciting talks forthcoming in 2020 at Keats House, Hampstead. BOOKING IS NOW OPEN. CLICK HERE TO GET TICKETS FOR THE EVENTS LISTED ON THIS BLOG POST.  There will also be exciting events taking place at the sister-museum in Rome: click here for more information about the Keats-Shelley House. Keats Foundation Annual Lecture 2020 Alexandra Har . . .
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Annual Caption Competition Opens Today!

Calling all authors of language and of music, of the dance, and architecture, and statuary, and painting: join us for the K-SAA’s annual postcard contest by helping us caption this year’s card! See below for details about the rules and prizes: What would Percy Shelley write as a defense of poetry for today’s world? To enter, send us the core claim of your defense—in no more than 140 characters—on Twitter (@KSAAComm), . . .
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P B Shelley’s The Cenci at Western University

The theatre program at Western University will be staging a production of Shelley’s The Cenci from December 4-7 2019 at TAPS: The Arts Project Centre for Creativity in London, Ontario, Canada.  The success of Brescia University College’s Frankenreads event last year prompted the idea for a bicentenary production of the play.  Joanna Devereux’s drama course in Western’s English Department will . . .
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Keats-Shelley Journal volume 66

We’re pleased to present information about volume 66 of the Keats-Shelley Journal. This latest volume includes articles on previously unpublished Byron letters, Frankenstein’s many puzzles, gender in P. B. Shelley’s The Banquet, quick and slow Romanticisms, and 1816 in Mary Shelley’s and Lord Byron’s manuscripts. There are also three essays devoted to the year 1817, which first came together as the K-SAA’ . . .
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Funding Available for Young Byron Scholars (UK institutions)

The Maureen Crisp Young Scholars Fund invites applications for funding from postgraduate scholars intending to present an academic paper at an approved Byron conference or a paper mainly on Byron at any other approved conference in or outside the United Kingdom. The student (irrespective of nationality) should be studying at a University in the United Kingdom. Applications may be submitted at any time and should incl . . .
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