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K-SAA Spring Celebration and Members’ Meeting Announcement

The Keats-Shelley Association of America are excited to announce the details of our 2021 Spring Celebration and Members’ Meeting: An Interactive Conversation about Book Collecting and Book Hunting, which will be taking place via Zoom on Friday May 7th at 12.30pm EDT / 5.30pm BST.  The event will feature the 2021 Carl H. Pforzheimer, Jr Research Grant recipients, Dr Bysshe Coffey and Dr Leila Walker. We invite a
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Reorienting the British Women Writers’ Conference, Revised: February 2021

The British Women Writers’ Association has announced a new program for their annual conference and issued an apology for the initial CFP: “We are grateful for the feedback we received on the initial Call for Papers. We apologize for perpetuating the institutional racism which pervades the profession and which this year’s conference seeks to counter. The revised conference announcement aligns more clearly
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Online Event: Celebrating the Publication of Volume VII of The Complete Poetry of Percy Bysshe Shelley

The Bodleian Libraries, New York Public Library, and the Johns Hopkins University Press invite you to  “The Triumph of Life — and of Shelley’s Posthumous Poems; Celebrating the Publication  of Volume VII of The Complete Poetry of Percy Bysshe Shelley.” 4 May 2021, 11:00 a.m. EDT / 4:00 p.m. BST via Zoom Webinars: click here to register! Neil Fraistat and Nora Crook, General Editors of The Comp
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Matthew Sangster on Living as an Author in the Romantic Period: Part 2

Living as an Author in the Romantic Period: a K-SAA ‘What Are You Reading?’ Special: Part 2   As a part of our ‘What Are You Reading?’ series on the K-SAA Blog, we’re delighted to present a Q&A with Matthew Sangster to mark the publication of his monograph Living as an Author in the Romantic Period.  Part of the Palgrave series Studies in the Enlightenment, Romanticism and Cultures of Print, the book u
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Matthew Sangster on Living as an Author in the Romantic Period: Part 1

Living as an Author in the Romantic Period: a K-SAA ‘What Are You Reading?’ Special: Part 1   We’ve been delighted to have so many wonderful contributors to our ‘What Are You Reading?’ series on the K-SAA Blog. Today, we present a post by Dr Matthew Sangster to mark the publication of his monograph Living as an Author in the Romantic Period. Part of the Palgrave series Studies in the Enlightenment, Romanticism a
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What Are You Reading? Special Edition: Dr Bysshe Inigo Coffey

Here at the K-SAA we are thrilled to present a special Q&A with Dr Bysshe Inigo Coffey, author of the acclaimed Shelley’s Broken World: Fractured Materiality and Intermitted Song. Published by Liverpool University Press, Coffey’s monograph is described as a ‘provocative and profound reassessment of Shelley’s poetic art and thought’, and excitingly uses previously unstudied and unpublished Shelleyan materials, inc
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K-SAA Presents: Interview with Brian Rejack and Michael Theune, The Keats Letters Project

Following on from our first video interview to celebrate #Keats200, here at the K-SAA we enjoyed ourselves so much that we decided video interviews should be a regular feature! With this in mind, we reached out to our fellow Keats enthusiasts, and so we are thrilled to welcome Brian Rejack and Michael Theune to the blog! Brian and Michael chatted to us about all things Keats, and in particular, their very own The Kea
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Wordsworth Conference Foundation Bursaries 2021

Bursaries funded by  the Wordsworth Conference Foundation have hitherto normally been  intended to enable young scholars, principally at postgraduate and early post-doctoral level, to attend the annual Wordsworth Summer Conference and Wordsworth  Winter School. During the period in which live face-to-face events are not possible, the Trustees nonetheless wish to continue to advance the main aims of the Foundation by
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K-SAA Interim Statement on Professional Conduct

As an organization dedicated to bringing together scholars, teachers, students, librarians, and lovers of literature from around the world, the Keats-Shelley Association of America (K-SAA) is committed to fostering a welcoming environment for all. The K-SAA and its Board of Directors condemn all forms of harassment, discrimination, and exploitation, including unwanted sexual attention; offensive behavior; and insulti
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Uncovering the Archive – Phillis Wheatley Collection, 1757-1773, Emory University

Although the Romantic poets lived two hundred years ago, a remarkable number of their manuscripts, belongings, and other assorted ephemera still survive and are preserved in archives and collections across the globe. Most of the time, these artefacts are tucked away in museum collections, or specially stored in boxes to preserve the delicate paper or materials used to make them. Generally only a select few are allowe
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