Elizabeth Barrett Browning and the Legacies of Aurora Leigh
The University of Westminster, London
15 October 2016
On Saturday 15 October, the University of Westminster, London, is hosting a one-day conference on Elizabeth Barrett Browning and the Legacies of Aurora Leigh: Literature, Politics, Society.
The day will include an array of talks on how Barrett Browning's major work influenced later writers and thinkers in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and the two keynote speakers will be Professor Marjorie Stone, from Dalhousie University, and Professor Margaret Reynolds, from Queen Mary, University of London. There will also be a roundtable discussion of the future of Barrett Browning studies and a reading of extracts from Aurora Leigh by actor and writer, Sharon Eckman.
Registration is now open. Attendance at the conference is free but all attendees need to register through the conference website at:
The full programme can be found on the conference website at: https://auroraleigh2016.wordpress.com/programme/.