Inaugural Symposium – 06/06/14

Details of our inaugural symposium are below! Registration is free but places are limited. Please download the attached proforma, and return to Mary L. Shannon ( Any queries can also be sent to this address.

We look forward to seeing you in June.

1.30pm: Welcome: Susan Matthews (Roehampton)
1.40pm: William St Clair (London IES) ‘Towards a Political Economy of Book Illustration’
(Chair: Susan Matthews, Roehampton)
2.30pm: Brian Maidment (Liverpool John Moores) ‘Comic Illustration in the Marketplace 1820-1840’ (Chair: Ian Haywood, Roehampton)
3.20pm: tea/coffee break
3.40pm: Workshop, ‘Digital Humanities and Romantic Illustration’
Run by Anthony Mandal, Julia Thomas and Nicola Lloyd, and Michael Goodman (Cardiff)
(Chair: Mary L. Shannon, Roehampton)
digitising visual artefacts – working with large image corpora – illustrations and the digital archive
5pm: Open Discussion
5.30pm: Close. Do join us to continue discussions over a drink at Walkers of Whitehall

Getting there:


The Academy’s address is:
10-11 Carlton House Terrace
It is adjacent to the Duke of York steps leading to The Mall.

Tel: 020 7969 5200 (Click to call.)
Fax: 020 7969 530

Nearest tube: Charing Cross (Cockspur Street exit), Piccadilly Circus (Lower Regent Street exit).
Buses: Piccadilly Circus, Lower Regent Street, Haymarket, Trafalgar Square.
Wheelchair access: The British Academy has access for most wheelchairs. For more information please see details of disabled access arrangements.



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