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Conferences

This section contains information on my experience organizing conferences, my conference presentations, my conference participation, and my participation in seminars, workshops & reading groups.

Conference Organization:

Spaces of Work 1770 - 1830. University of Warwick, 28 April, 2012. (with Joseph Morrissey).
 
Picturing Women's Health, 1750-1910. University of Warwick, 22 January 2011. (with Franscesca Scott & Ji Won Chung)
We have published a review of the conference in Excursions. 

 

Presentations:

 
The Emergent Suburban Man in Jane Austen’s Emma ( programme)
'Romantic Cityscapes.' Gesellschaft für englische Romantik e.V. (Society for English Romanticism), University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany, 8 October 2011
 
Suburban Spaces in Romantic-Period Fiction
Chawton House Library Fellowship Seminar, Chawton House Library, Chawton, UK, 21 September 2011
 
The Origins of Suburbia in 19th Century London ( invitation) (PDF Document) 
Atlantic Planners Institute Newfoundland and Labrador Branch Planner's Plate, St. John's City Hall, St. John's, Canada, 17 August 2011
 
The Emergent Suburban Man in Jane Austen’s Emma
'Romantic Identities.' British Association for Romantic Studies Early Career and Postgraduate Conference , Institute of English, London, UK, 13 May 2011
 
Making a Suburban Home
British Society for Eighteenth Century Studies Annual Conference, Oxford, UK, 6 January 2011
 
““I wish they were…safe at home!””: The West End as Suburban Safety Zone during the Napoleonic Wars
Ordnance: War, Architecture and Space, Cork, Ireland, 16 September 2009
 
‘“[D]anger nor dishonour can never assail us”’: Soldiers, Seduction, and the Suburban (West End) in Elizabeth Helme’s Modern Times ( programme)
Literary London: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Representation of London, London, UK, 9 July 2009
 
The ‘odious trammels of order and improvement’?: Becoming Suburban in London’s West End
Arts Faculty Postgraduate Seminar Series, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK, 23 June 2010
 
The Farmer of Inglewood Forest Moves to the ‘Burbs: The Cultivation of the Suburbs and the Middle Classes in the Late Eighteenth Century ( programme)
Aldrich Interdisciplinary Conference, St. John’s, NL, Canada, 22 March 2009
 
Taking the Country to the City: Redefining ‘Home’ in Lucy Maud Montgomery’s Anne of the Island ( programme)
Northeast Modern Language Association Conference, Boston, MA, USA, 27 February 2009
 
Strengthening Students’ Second-Language Communication Skills
(with Elizabeth Murphy, Camilla Stoodley, & Paula Thomas), Memorial University Doctoral Seminar Series, Memorial University, St. John’s, NL, Canada, 19 March 2008
 
Strengthening Students’ Second-Language Communication Skills
(with Elizabeth Murphy, Camilla Stoodley, & Paula Thomas, and Kate Scarth), Canadian Institute for Research into Distance Education Research (CIDER), online, Canada, 3 December 2008
 
Classroom Study: Learner-Centred E-Teaching
(with Maria Rodrìguez-Manzanares), Community-University Research Alliance (SSHRC) Annual General Meeting, Memorial University, St. John’s, NL, Canada, 20 October 2008
 
Strengthening Students’ Second-Language Communication Skills
(with Camilla Stoodley & Paula Thomas), Bilingualism in a Plurilingual Canada: Research and Implications, Ottawa, ON, Canada, 20 June 2008

 

conference participation:

Useful Knowledge, Birmingham Eighteenth-Century Centre/Warwick Eighteenth-Century Centre, Soho House, Birmingham, 19 May 2011
 
The Cultural Production of Natural Knowledge, 1700-1850, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK, 30 October 2010
 
Chair, Panel: 'Writing the Self.' Women's History Network Annual Conference, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK, 10 September 2010
 
Spaces of Knowledge Making in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries, Birmingham Eighteenth-Century Centre/Warwick Eighteenth-Century Centre, Compton Verney, 7 May 2010
 
Envisioning Community: Space, Place and Translating the Past in 19th and 20th Century Britain, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK, 27 February 2010
 
Chair, Atlantic Planners Institute Conference, St. John’s, NL, Canada, September 2005