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Global Romantics: How the Porter Family shaped Nineteenth-Century Art and Literature

Presented by Dr Thomas McLean and Dr Ruth Knezevich.

Tom and Ruth are both of the Department of English and Linguistics and are hosting a symposium called "Family Ties: Exploring Kinship and Creative Production in Nineteenth-Century Britain," running 12-14 February 2017. Be sure to see the related exhibition Tom and Ruth have co-curated at the University of Otago Special Collections: "Keeping it in the Family: British and Irish Literary Generations, 1770-1930."

This free public event is one of three made available as part of the symposium. Please see the events details for two other talks "The Inescapable Brontë Family: Catherine Earnshaw’s Japanese Girlhood" by Prof Judith Pascoe (Sunday 12 Feb), and "Prejudices on the Side of Ancestry: Revisiting Jane Austen’s Fame Through Family Ties" by Professor Devoney Looser (Monday 13 Feb).

Date Tuesday, 14 February 2017
Time 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Audience Public
Event Category Humanities
Event Type Symposium
Public Lecture
CampusDunedin
DepartmentEnglish and Linguistics
LocationBurns 2 Lecture Theatre
CostFree
Contact NameDr Thomas McLean
Contact Phone64 3 479 8635
Contact Emailthomas.mclean@otago.ac.nz

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