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Video: Shelley’s The Cenci, as performed on Dec. 4, 2019 in London, Ontario

We’re delighted to share the final videography of Shelley’s The Cenci, as performed on Dec. 4, 2019 in London, Ontario (a #Romantics200 event). The theatre program at Western University staged this production of Shelley’s play from December 4-7 2019 at TAPS: The Arts Project Centre for Creativity. You can read our interview with the organisers behind this event, Dr. Monika Lee (Brescia University Co . . .
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Mary Wollstonecraft and Dissent: A Celebration. London, 24-25 April 2020.

EVENT POSTPONED – DETAILS HERE  Notice of a forthcoming event in London. Thank you to the organisers for sharing these details with K-SAA Members and Followers: Mary Wollstonecraft and Dissent: A Celebration Friday 24 April to Saturday 25 April, Newington Green Meeting House, London N16 9PR Click here to view the programme and registration. Concessions for students and benefit recipients. ‘Following the s . . .
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Recent Publications in Romanticism

We’re excited to share a list of recent publications in Romanticism. From Keats’s medical career to Charlotte Smith’s sonnets, from Wordsworth’s fun to Anglo-Italian Radical culture, and from Joseph Forsyth to Romantic affect, the last six months have brought us a range of new investigations and explorations of Romantic literature, thought, and culture–we hope you find something of inter . . .
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The Coleridge Memorial Trust: Campaign for a STC Memorial Statue

A bulletin that may be of interest to friends and followers of the K-SAA:  **Update, as of July 22, 2020. The Crowdfunding launch will now take place on July 25th.  **News, as of March 18, 2020. The launch date for this Crowdfunding campaign has been postponed. Updates will be shared in due course** The Coleridge Memorial Trust are launching a Crowdfunding campaign to raise the final money required to have a memorial . . .
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Chatterton250: A Call for Odes and Elegies

To mark the 250th anniversary of Thomas Chatterton‘s death, the K-SAA and the Thomas Chatterton Society are holding a contest to invite new odes and elegies to Chatterton. Chatterton died before he reached the age of eighteen, and for years it was believed that he had taken his own life. However, it now seems as though his death was the result of an accidental overdose. His tragic and untimely death meant that . . .
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Call for Papers (MLA 2021): “Byron in 1821: A Retrospective”

“Byron in 1821: A Retrospective” This bicentennial panel, which will be held at the MLA in Toronto and sponsored by the Byron Society of America, will examine Byron’s work written or published in 1821, including Marino Faliero, Sardanapalus, Heaven and Earth, Cain, and Werner. Please submit 250 word abstracts by 26 March 2020 to Omar F. Miranda, U of San Francisco (ofmiranda@usfca.edu).   The 2021 M . . .
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Save the Date! Stuart Curran Symposium October 2020

The Curran symposia form the core of the Romantics Bicentennial initiative and are named in honor of Stuart Curran, for his brilliant, decade-long leadership as President of the K-SAA, during which time he initiated the Symposium series. This year’s K-SAA Symposium will be held at Harvard’s Houghton Library on Friday 23rd October, 2020. It is titled: “1820: Aesthetics, Politics, and the Legacies of . . .
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Call for Papers: K-SAA Panel at MLA 2021, ‘Public Romanticisms’

Would you like to join the K-SAA panel at MLA 2021 (Toronto)? The call for papers is now open: ‘Public Romanticisms’ How might second generation Romantics and/or Romanticists engage “the public” both then and now? Potential topics: publics across media; inclusive, diverse, accessible publics; counter and radical publics; performance; outreach; activism.  Send 400-word abstracts for 15-minute papers to &#x . . .
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January Social Media Roundup

Another month is behind us, and so we’re back again to collect some of the Keats-Shelley related news that came across our social media feeds in the past month. Upcoming events and the past month’s bicentennial celebrations, new books and and conference calls for papers, award announcements and Romantic news appearances—all this and more is collected here in case you missed it! (And, as always, if there’s something w . . .
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K-SAA Awards 2019-20

  We’re delighted to share with you details of the scholars recognised at the Annual K-SAA Awards. The winners were announced at MLA 2020 in Seattle earlier this month. 2019 Recipients of the Distinguished Scholar Award of the Keats-Shelley Association of America 2019 (awarded Seattle MLA 2020) Sonia Hofkosh and Kate Singer Presiding (in Neil Fraistat’s unavoidable absence): Mary Favret (presented by . . .
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