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Dr Claudine van Hensbergen – Conference Welcome

Keynote Speakers

Professor Malcolm Baker – The Poet’s Head: The Agency of the Authorial Portrait in the Eighteenth Century

Dr Claudine van Hensbergen – Introduction to Interdisciplinary Research Across the Textual and Visual Arts
Dr. Lucy Peltz – FACING THE TEXT: A CUT AND PASTE CULT AND ITS AFTERLIFE
Dr. David F. Taylor – POLITICAL CARICATURE AS LITERARY HISTORY: INTERMEDIALITY AND INTERDISCIPLINARY RISK

Panel 1: Author Portraits

Professor Tim Erwin – Introduction
Sören Hammerschmidt – Portraits, Poets, and Professional Authorship: Curll, Tonson, Lintot
Wendy McGlashan – Print, Performance, and Material Culture: The Intermedial Promotion of Moral Virtue in Gavin Wilson’s ‘Collection of Masonic Songs’ (Edinburgh, 1788)
Marie Michlova – Lockhart’s Picturesque Satire

Panel 2: Intermedial Objects

Dr Catriona MacLeod – Introduction
Frederike Holewik – Dance and Society in Interaction – the Influence of Dance on Women’s Fashion in the 19th Century
Freya Gowrley – ‘Pledges of an highly-prized friendship’: Anna Seward, Portraiture, and the Poetics of Exchange
Anna Myers – Female Agency in eighteenth-century material adaptations of Shakespeare’s plays

Panel 3: Image vs. Text

Dr Lisa Gee – Introduction
Sofya Dmitrieva – Art / Poétique: Genre in the Art Theory and Literary Criticism of Ancien Régime France
Natasha Shoory – Marchandes and Revendeuses: Painting Luxury and Paintings as Luxury
Francesca Kaes – Against Intermediality: Alexander Cozens’s New Method and the Self-Assertive Image

Panel 4: Death, Mourning & Commemoration

Professor Kirsten T. Saxton – Introduction
Daniel O’Brien – ‘A flock of ravens’: The Intermedial Development of the Fictional Undertaker in Eighteenth Century England
Jolene Zigarovich – Mourning Miniatures in the Eighteenth-Century Novel
Leigh Wetherall Dickson – ‘A name, a wretched picture, and worse bust’: Byron and the Visual Art of (Posthumous) Fame

Panel 5: Gendered Narratives

Professor Katherine Newey – Introduction
Karenza Sutton-Bennett – Mirror Mirror on the Wall: Visual Representations of Charlote Lennox’s Diadactic Women
Hannah Moss – Framing the Subject: Felicia Hemans’ ‘Properzia Rossi’ and the Sister Arts of Poetry and Sculpture
Hannah Weaver – Edinburgh’s Theatre Royal: Performance, Gender and Space in Late Eighteenth-Century Edinburgh

Panel 6: Arts, Science & Enlightenment

Dr Richard Taws – Introduction
Josie Dyster – Object in Focus: Voltaire and The Triumph of Truth
Tara Lee – Revolution in UteroThe Book of Urizen and the Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen
Sofia Carrola – “Illustrant dum Infuscant”: The Science Book Illustrated in Portugal

Panel 7: Place & Environment

Dr David Stewart – Introduction
Alex Watson – The Intermedial Margins: Georg Forster’s notes for A Voyage Round the World (1775)
Rachael Scarborough King – Improving Literature: Words and Images in Humphry Repton’s Red Books
Madeleine Pelling – Gothic Historicity and Queer Temporality at Anne Hamilton’s Fonthill Abbey

Postgrad & ECR workshop

Anne Fountain and Dr Claudine van Hensbergen – Pre-Recorded Presentation: Learning through the Art Gallery: Art, Literature & Disciplinarity 

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