Registration open: Recoveries 2014: Reconnections – 1714-1914, University of Nottingham 23rd June 2014

Registration is now open for Recoveries 2014: Reconnections – 1714-1914.

A one day conference at the School of English, University of Nottingham.
23rd June 2014.

Please follow this link to book and access the conference website:

The deadline for registration is 9th June 2014.

Keynote speakers:

  • Dr. Matthew Green, University of Nottingham: ‘William Blake and Comics: Verbal and Visual Resonances in the works of Alan Moore, Bryan Talbot, and Grant Morrison.’ 
  • Dr. Nick Seager, Keele University: ‘Recovering Richard Savage: The Afterlife of Johnson’s Biography.’

2014 marks the centenary of the Great War, the bicentenary of Napoleon’s exile to Elba, and the tricentenary of George I’s accession to the throne.

This one-day interdisciplinary conference seeks to re-evaluate the scholarly practice/s of recovery projects and to consider how they impact on our understanding of literary, political and cultural developments, changes, fads and fashions over the last three centuries.

We have a full day of diverse and exciting papers planned, dealing with period/s, author/s and text/s produced between 1714 and 1914. We hope to see you there!

If you have any questions or queries please email the conference organisers (Laura Nixon, Ed Downey and Charlotte May) at


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