Romanticism and the South West – a Bristol conference

Romanticism and the South West – a conference
29 June 2015, Goldney Hall, Clifton BS8 1BH
Plenary speakers: Professor Nick Groom (Exeter) and Tim Dee

The conference aims to explore the importance of the South West for Romantic writers, with a particular emphasis on the following topics: ecologically aware writing and protoenvironmental thought; the role of the South West in an era of scientific development and discovery; the South West as a centre for reform movements and radical politics, as well as a region connected to slavery and imperialism; Romantic afterlives in the South West.

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