You are warmly invited to attend the next event in the University of Lincoln Nineteenth Century Research Seminar Series on Wednesday 23rd March. Prof. Jason Hall (Exeter) will be presenting on ‘Stephen’s Telescopic Imagination: Empiricism and Imagination in Joyce’s A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man‘.
The event will begin at 4.30pm, but the Teams room will open at 4.15pm. The talk will be followed by a Q&A (the talk will be recorded but the Q&A will not).
How does Stephen Dedalus process his place in the scheme of things, and what happens as he matures? The answer is, in part, found in the early pages of the novel, where the young artist-in-the-making conceives of his geo-cosmological orientation in relation to a popular nineteenth-century exercise.
Jason Hall is Professor of Modern Literature and Culture at the University of Exeter. His books include Seamus Heaney’s Rhythmic Contract (2009), Meter Matters (2011), Decadent Poetics (2013) and Nineteenth-Century Verse and Technology (2017). His present research explores astronomy in Victorian and Modernist fiction and culture.
Please do join us, and email the organisers if you wish to be added to the C19th Research Group mailing list to hear about future events.