Announcing a one-day conference on Jews and British Romanticism, Saturday 4th February, 2006, at the Institute of English Studies, Senate House, London.
The conference is one of a series of collaborative events organised by the Corvey Project at Sheffield Hallam University together the Chawton House Project at the Department of English at the University of Southampton.
Plenary Speaker: Judith Page (University of Florida) "Shylock's Turquoise Ring: Jane Austen and the "exquisite acting" of Edmund Kean."
Roundtable on Edgeworth's Harrington including: Cora Kaplan (Queen Mary ); Anne Janowitz (Queen Mary) and Susan Manly (St Andrews); Rebecca Shapiro (St. Thomas Aquinas College, U.S.A.)
Other papers confirmed: Rebecca Shapiro, Harrington and Ivanhoe
Nadai Valman (University of Southampton) 'The Waters of Babylon: Exile, Nation and the Jews'
Proposals should be sent to Mary Peace at firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday 18th November.