Saturday 17 February 2018, 9.30AM to 5.30pm
Keynote speaker: JENNY UGLOW
Supported by the Centre for Modern Studies, University of York
This one-day symposium showcases new work on the Victorian nonsense poet, artist, and travel writer Edward Lear (1812-1888). Featuring papers by postgraduate and early career researchers on aspects of Lear’s work, his influences and legacies, including:
* nonsense botany * taxonomy * animals *
* Charles Dickens * Mervyn Peake * Paul Muldoon *
* Constantinople * leftovers * tears *
With a keynote address by JENNY UGLOW, author of Mr Lear: A Life of Art and Nonsense (Faber, 2017)
Full programme: New Work on Edward Lear programme (PDF , 322kb)
Register now via the Eventbrite link below.
No payment required on registration. Delegates may be asked to make a contribution of up to £5 on the day to cover the cost of refreshments and lunch.
Please address any queries about the event to Dr James Williams, firstname.lastname@example.org
Supported by a CModS small project grant.
Location: The Treehouse, Berrick Saul Building, University of York