Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies
Tuesday 18 October 2011, 5.30PM
Nigel Leask was appointed to Glasgow's Regius Chair in English Language and Literature in September 2004. He was previously Reader in Romantic Literature in the English Faculty at Cambridge University, and a Fellow of Queens’ College, Cambridge.
His research interests include Romantic literature and culture, Romantic engagements with Empire, Travel writing, Anglo-Indian literature of the Romantic period, and Burns and Scottish literature of the 1790s.
Recent publications include British Romanticism and Popular Culture in Britain and Ireland. Editor with Dr Philip Connell (Cambridge University Press, 2009); and Robert Burns and Pastoral Poetry and Improvement in Late Eighteenth-Century Scotland (Oxford University Press, 2010).
Location: K/122, The Huntingdon room, at the King's Manor
Admission: Public Lecture: All Welcome. Wine reception following paper