Disparate Romantics: Saeko Yoshikawa

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Wordsworth Grasmere

Wordsworth Grasmere Town End
LA22 9SH

Professor Saeko Yoshikawa joins Jeff Cowton and Simon Bainbridge to discuss her new book 'William Wordsworth and Modern Travel', and the history of tourism in the Lake District. There will be a Q&A at the end of the event. Please send your questions to h.catterall@wordsworth.org.uk with the subject line “Saeko Yoshikawa Q&A”. About the series This year digital technology has brought us closer together than ever. With geography no object, we’re inviting experts on the Romantic era from all over the world to tell us all about the exciting things they’re up to. We’ll be exploring their thoughts on everything Wordsworthian, from poetry and artefacts to nature and the modern world, as well as finding out about their new books and research. We’ll also be investigating some of the themes raised in the free online course William Wordsworth: Poetry, People and Place. They’ll bring their enthusiasm, we’ll bring the questions – and we’d like to share your questions with them too! About the speakers Saeko Yoshikawa is a professor in the Department of English Studies at Kobe City University of Foreign Studies, Japan. She is also the author of 'William Wordsworth and the Invention of Tourism: 1820-1900'. Jeff Cowton is Curator & Head of Learning at the Wordsworth Trust. In 2010 he was awarded an MBE in recognition of services to museums. He is currently leading on the reinterpretation of the site and Museum for the NHLF-funded project Reimagining Wordsworth Simon Bainbridge is Professor of Romantic Studies at the University of Lancaster. He has served as President of the British Association for Romantic Studies and is currently a Trustee of the Wordsworth Trust. He has recently published the monograph 'Mountaineering and British Romanticism'. Additional information This online event will be hosted on Zoom. You will need to register for a Zoom account in order to access the event.

For more information on this event: https://wordsworth.org.uk/blog/events/disparate-romantics-saeko-yoshikawa/

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Upcoming event dates:

  • Thursday 3rd December 2020 19:30 - 21:00



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