Program

“KEATS’S READING / READING KEATS”

KEATS HOUSE, HAMPSTEAD
UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME LONDON GLOBAL GATEWAY
20-22 JULY 2018

CO-ORGANIZERS:
Dan Johnson (University of Notre Dame
Greg Kucich (English, University of Notre Dame)
Beth Lau (English, California State University, Long Beach)

 

Friday, July 20th (Keats House, London)

10:00 am                     Registration Table Opens

11:00 am                     Welcome and Opening Remarks

11:15-12:45 pm          Session 1: Keats’s Reading of Medieval and Renaissance Writers

Moderator: Beth Lau, California State University, Long Beach

“Chaucer’s Troilus and Criseyde: The ‘wond’rous riddle-book’ of The Eve of St. Agnes”
Sarah Powrie, St. Thomas More College

“Keats’s Critique of Shakespeare in ‘When I Have Fears’ and ‘Ode on Indolence’”
Henry Weinfield, University of Notre Dame

12:45-2:30 pm             Lunch on your own

2:30-4:00 pm              Session 2: Indolence and Activity

Moderator: Kevin Everest, University of Liverpool

“Keats’s Indolence through Thomson and Hazlitt”
Octavia Cox, Oxford University

“Reading Indolence/Indolent Reading”
Jonathan Shears, Keele University

“Keats’s Reception of Milton: The Figure of the Pedestrian Poet in ‘I Stood Tip-Toe Upon a Little Hill’”
Diego Alegria Corona, Universidad de Chile

4:30-6:00 pm
Keynote: “Keats As Our Contemporary”
Stanley Plumly, University of Maryland

Moderator: Jeffrey Robinson, University of Glasgow

6:00-7:30 pm              Reception

 

Saturday, July 21st (University of Notre Dame, London Global Gateway)

9:00-10:30 am            Session 3: High Culture, Popular Culture: Milton, Wordsworth, Novels, a Board Game

Moderator: Grant Scott, Muhlenberg College

“Keats’s Reading of ‘Tintern Abbey’ and the ‘Mansion of Many Apartments’”
Ellen Nicholls, University of Sheffield

“Keats’s Salutory Letter Crossing and The Mansion of Happiness; or Wordsworth, Milton, and Popular Culture”
Brian Bates, California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo

“Keats as a Reader of Novels”
Beth Lau, California State University, Long Beach

11:00-12:30 pm          Session 4: Digitizing Marginalia

Moderator: Daniel Johnson, University of Notre Dame

“Rereading Keats’s Reading in the Digital Realm”
Daniel Johnson, University of Notre Dame

“Computational Approaches to Marginalia and Literary Reading”
Steven Olsen-Smith, Boise State University

“Marginalia by Blake and Keats in Digital Tools: To What Extent is the Medium the Message?”
Laura Mandell, Texas A&M University

12:30-1:45 pm             Lunch (provided on site)

1:45-3:15 pm              Session 5: Keats’s Legacy: 20th– and 21st-Century Poetry, Fiction, Art

Moderator: Alan Bewell, University of Toronto

“John Keats and the Poetics of the American and British 20th– and 21st-Century Avant-Garde”
Jeffrey Robinson, University of Glasgow

“Keats and the Glasgow Style”
Sarah Wooton, Durham University

“Erasing Schulz, Restoring Keats: Jonathan Safran Foer’s Tree of Codes and Negative Capability”
Grant Scott, Muhlenberg College

3:45-5:15 pm              Session 6: Aesthetics and Theories of Reading

Moderator: Michael Tomko, Villanova University

“Keats’s Metaphors of Reading”
John Barnard, University of Leeds

“John Keats and the Dangers of Translation”
Alan Bewell, University of Toronto

“Seeing Spots: Milton, Addison, Keats”
Denise Gigante, Stanford University

 

Sunday, July 22nd (University of Notre Dame, London Global Gateway)

9:30-11:00 am            Session 7: Keats’s Legacy: 19th– and Early 20th– Century Literature

Moderator: Greg Kucich, University of Notre Dame

“Reading Keats’s Presence in Emerson and Thoreau”
Mark Sandy, Durham University

“Legacies of Keats’s Formal Innovations in the Odes”
Kelvin Everest, University of Liverpool

Arabesques, passion, sensuousness.  Gabriele D’Annunzios Reading of John Keats.
Marco Canani, Universita degli Studi di Milano

 

11:30-1:00 pm            Session 8: Sacred and Secular Healing

Moderator: Sarah Wooton, Durham University

“Re-reading Keats and Religion”
Michael Tomko, Villanova University

“Bubbles in the Vale of Soul-Making: Jeremy Taylor and the Death of Keats”
Nathan Bitgood, Texas A&M University

“Reading Rimini
Jonathan Mulrooney, College of the Holy Cross

1:00-2:15 pm               Lunch (provided on site)

2:15-3:45 pm              Session 9: Keats and His Contemporaries

Moderator: Jonathan Mulrooney, College of the Holy Cross

“John Clare Reads Keats”
Paul Chirico, Cambridge University

“’The Awful Void’: Keats, Haydon, and the Aesthetics of Light and Shade”
Hiroki Iwamoto, University of Bristol

“An ‘Era’ in Whose Existence? Keats and Hunt”
Greg Kucich, University of Notre Dame

4:15-5:45 pm              Session 10: Living Poets Read Keats

Moderator: Henry Weinfield, University of Notre Dame

“The Chameleon Poet”
Lucy Newlyn, Oxford University

“Divagations with Keats: Undead Poets”
Maureen McLane, New York University

“What Keats and Shelley Mean to Me: Poetic Reflections”
Michael O’Neill, Durham University

6:15 pm                       Dinner at The Balcon

 

 

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