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January 2016

18CRG: Dress and Criminality in C18 Literature

19 January, 2016 @ 12:00 am - 1:00 pm
Jessop Building, Room 207, 34 Leavygreave Road
Sheffield, S3 7RD
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The first meeting of the University of Sheffield Eighteenth Century Reading Group (18CRG) will focus on the topic "Dress and Criminality in eighteenth-century Literature". More details to follow. Visit the 18CRG page on Facebook.

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February 2016

18CRG: Responses to the French Revolution

9 February, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Jessop Building, Room 207, 34 Leavygreave Road
Sheffield, S3 7RD
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A discussion based on extracts from the writings of Burke, Paine, and Wollstonecraft.

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March 2016

18CRG: Montgomery, poetry and Sheffield’s periodical press

1 March, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Jessop Building, Room 207, 34 Leavygreave Road
Sheffield, S3 7RD
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Statue of James Montgomery (outside Sheffield Cathedral). Photo: Mick Knapton (Own work) The Eighteenth Century Reading Group (#18CRG) meets on Tuesday March 1st to discuss the work of James Montgomery. Alison Horgan writes: We will be reading some of Montgomery's poetry and considering it together with the periodical press in Sheffield in the late eighteenth century. All are very welcome to join us. There will be input from the new Sheffield Protest Poetry project, too. If you would like more…

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February 2017

Book History Reading Group Lunch

23 February, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Jessop West S3 7RA + Google Map

Event number one of our spring semester trio will be a reading group lunch.  We'll discuss Adam Rounce's article, 'The Digital Miscellanies Index and the Canon', from Eighteenth-Century Life, 41.1 (2017), 158-78. Bring your lunch to seminar room 7 in Jessop West at 1pm on Thursday 23rd February - all are welcome!

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March 2017

‘Order and Disorder in the Early Modern Book’ with Catherine Evans and Alison Horgan

30 March, 2017 @ 1:05 pm - 1:50 pm
Humanities Research Institute, 34 Gell Street
Sheffield, S3 7QY United Kingdom
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This EMF is jointly organised with Book History. It will feature 2 current PhD students from the School of English. Catherine Evans will talk about 'Pleating time in early modern almanacs' and Alison Horgan will discuss '"here is no Thread of Story, nor Connection of one part with another": organisation in some C17/C18 commonplace books and miscellanies'.

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