Friday 10 June 2011


Follow what we are up to over the summer via the blog (comments below) or #EASsummer - Alan Rawes in Spain, Natalie Zacek in Baltimore, John McAuliffe in Dublin, Laura Doan in Australia.... and so many more....


  1. I have just been in Oviedo, northern Spain, to examine a doctoral thesis on Foucault and Restoration comedy; off to speak this summer at Worcester Literary Festival and giving a Plenary at the University of Cork conference 'Backward Glances'

    Jerome de Groot

  2. ”A Queer Critical Perspective on the Case History,” Keynote address, “Cases and Their Publics Conference,” University of Melbourne, Australia (September 2011).

    Laura Doan

  3. I’ll be reading from, and discussing, my new book OF ALL PLACES (just announced as a PBS recommendation for Autumn 11!) at the Worlds Festival in Norwich, at the Gallery Press Launch of the book at the Notre Dame Institute in Dublin, at the Stonyhurst Literary Festival, at the John McGahern Summer School in Leitrim and at the British Association of Irish Studies conference in Salford.

    John McAuliffe

  4. Writing chapters on Maps in/and Lit, F.M.Ford and WWI, Pound conf (London, July), Ford conf (Glasgow, Sep); speaking on Mauberley and post-WWI disenchantment at Pound conf, and Space / Gender in 'A Call' at Ford conference.

    Andrew Frayn

  5. I'm off to the Postcolonialism, Economies, Crises conference, which is the Postcolonial Studies Association conference, in Birmingham on 7 and 8 July. I'll be speaking about the Kenyan novelist Ngugi wa Thiong'o.

    Robert Spencer

  6. Not quite as exciting as these, but I'm speaking at a Joyce conference in London next week, then Eliot in Paris in July.

    JT Welsch

  7. Decadent Poetics, Centre for Victorian Studies, University of Exeter, 1 - 2 July 2011

    My paper is "Renaissance into Modern: John Addington Symonds’s Angelo sonnet sequence".

    Howard Booth

  8. I'm not attending any conferences this summer, but am running a 5-week research institute at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, on "Slaves, Soldiers, Rebels: Currents of Black Resistance in the Tropical Atlantic."

    Natalie Zacek