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Humanities Book Launch

We will be holding the next HRC Book Launch event on Thursday 9th May 2019, so if you or a colleague have a book coming out between September 2018 and September 2019, please send full details of the publication along to Sue Rae ( as soon as they are clear.

Thursday 10th May 2018 - 3 - 7 pm - Graduate Space, 4th Floor, Humanities

This event is free but registration is required as snacks will be available all afternoon and we need to know numbers!


15.00 – 15.50 Session 1

Claire Shaw, Deaf in the USSR: Marginality, Community, and Soviet Identity, 1917-1991 (Cornell UP, 2017)

Shafiee Katayoun, Machineries of Oil (MIT Press, 2018).

Alberica Bazzoni, Writing for Freedom: Body, Identity and Power in Goliarda Sapienza's Narrative (Peter Lang, 2018)

Rachel Moseley, Picturing Cornwall - Landscape, Region and the Moving Image (Exeter UP, 2018)


16.00 – 16.50 Session 2

Paul Botley and Máté Vince, eds, The Correspondence of Isaac Casaubon in England, 1610-1614, 4 vols, (Geneva: Droz, 2018)

John West, Dryden and Enthusiasm: Literature, Religion, and Politics in Restoration England (Oxford, forthcoming 2018).

With Andrew McRae ed. Literature of the Stuart Successions: An Anthology (MUP, 2017).

Michele Ferrari and Beat Kümin (eds), Pfarreien in der Vormoderne: Identität und Kultur im Niederkirchenwesen Europas [Pre-modern Parishes: Identity and Culture in Local Ecclesiastical Life], (Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2017)

Elena Giusti, Carthage in Virgil's Aeneid: Staging the Enemy under Augustus (CUP)

David Fearn, Pindar's Eyes: Visual and Material Culture in Epinician Poetry (OUP, 09/17)


17.00 – 17.50 Session 3

Jim Davis, Dickensian Dramas: plays from Charles Dickens Volume II (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017).

Milija Gluhovic, Performing the Secular: Religion, Representation, and Politics. Eds. Gluhovic and Menon. (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017)

International Performance Research Pedagogy: The Unconditional Discipline? Eds. Bala, Gluhovic, Korsberg, Röttger. (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017)

Anna Harpin, Madness, Art, and Society: Beyond Illness (Routledge, 2018)

Fabio Camilletti, Italia lunare. Gli anni Sessanta e l'occulto (Oxford: Peter Lang)


18.00 – 18.50 Session 4

Thomas Docherty, Literature and Capital (Bloomsbury) and The New Treason of the Intellectuals (Manchester UP)

Emma Mason, Christina Rossetti: Poetry, Ecology, Faith (OUP, 05/18)

David Taylor, The Politics of Parody: A Literary History of Caricature, 1760-1830 (Yale UP, 2018)

Jessica Wardhaugh, Popular Theatre and Political Utopia in France, 1870 - 1940 (Palgrave Macmillan UK, 2017)

Christina Lupton, Reading and the Making of Time in the Eighteenth Century (Johns Hopkins, 2018)