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Previous Lectures and Events

Variable Stars: The Life of Caroline Herschel

14 Mar 13

The World of Susan Burney

19 Sep 12

The First Actresses

16 Feb 12

The Fashionable Body: medicine and leisure in the 18th-century and the ubnderpinnings of the Empire

28 Jul 11

Jane Austen on the Tourist Trail

7 Jul 11

"How I catch myself out!"

2 Jun 11

William Blake's 'Songs'

7 Apr 11

Isabelle de Charriere 1740-1805: A Celebration

20 Jan 11

Stevie Smith: the Literary Orphan

25 Nov 10

Mary Bacon, a farmer's wife in eighteenth-century Hampshire

26 Oct 10

Women, Writing, and Language in Early Modern Ireland

14 Oct 10

The Pemberley Effect:: Jane Austen's Legacy to the Historic House Industry

27 Jun 10

Regency Week Talk

24 Jun 10

Byron and Burns in Love

17 Jun 10

Burns and Byron in Love

17 Jun 10

Actresses of the Georgian Period

19 May 10

Actresses of the Georgian Period

19 May 10

Murder and mayhem at Mansfield Park

27 Apr 10

The History and Genealogy of England in the Wandering Jew's Chronicle (1634-1820)

22 Apr 10

Romantic women writers and the fictions of history: Sarah Green, Jane West and Jane Porter

9 Dec 09

'Stumbling on Quotation': who does Eliza Haywood quote and why?

21 Nov 09

Writing Robert Burns' Biography

16 Nov 09

Singing Home and Family: Women's Sheet Music in Early Nineteenth-Century Britain

30 Apr 09

Witches, Welshwomen and Whores?

17 Mar 09

Mrs. Pilkington's Memoirs

12 Dec 08

Edith Wharton

12 Aug 08

Women's Writing on Education and History in the Age of Austen

16 Apr 08

Fornication in my owne defence

13 Feb 08

Jennie Churchill: Winston's American Mother

31 Oct 07

The Century of Taste: the Idea of Aesthetic Experience in the 18th Century

17 Oct 07

'Wild Tales': Mary Lamb and the Tales from Shakespeare

26 Sep 07

Thomas Bewick, Nature's Engraver

15 Jun 07

Jane Austen & the Silver Fork Novel

24 May 07

Sense, Sensibility & Maternal Impressions: Pregnancy in Jane Austen's Time

26 Apr 07

Being a Biographer

27 Mar 07

Costume History and Women's Tie-on Pockets

8 Mar 07

Language & Character in Jane Austen's Novels

18 Jan 07


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