CEIR Speakers Programme

Current Programme (2017/18)

2018.00.speakers*Maximiliaan van Woudenberg (Sheridan Institute/Cambridge University)
A Stormy Night of Ghost-Telling: Fantasmagoriana and the Villa Diodati in 1816
Monday, 22 October 2018 @ 5.30pm (Special Collections)

Dorothy Butchard (University of Birmingham)
Haunted Screens: Digital Texts and Unplanned Obsolescence
Tuesday, 27 November 2018 @ 5.30pm (Room 0.31)

Claire Squires (University of Stirling)
Serious Fun, Ferries, Frankfurt: A New Approach to Book Culture Studies
Tuesday, 19 February 2019 @ 5.30pm (Room 2.01)

Richard Graham (University of Birmingham)
Understanding Google: Five Thousand Years of Human Thought in 0.3 Seconds
Tuesday, 12 March 2019 @ 5.30pm (Room 2.01)

Nicola Wilson (University of Reading) Authors Take Sides: Britain’s First Book-of-the-Month Club in the Shadow of War [NB revised title]
Tuesday, 26 March 2019 @ 5.30pm (Room 2.01)

*Mark Towsey (University of Liverpool)
Reading Hume’s History of England in Eighteenth-Century Britain and America: Readers, Texts and Contexts
Tuesday, 9 April 2019 @ 5.30pm (Room 2.01)

Unless otherwise noted, all talks take place in the John Percival Building, Cathays Park, Cardiff CF10 3EU. All papers will be followed by a wine reception.