Posted on 10 June 2013
On Friday the 28th June, the Culture of the 18th and 19th Centuries section of the University of Wales Alumni Association will hold their annual one-day conference.
To be held at the Merch y Wawr Centre in Aberystwyth, the day will start at 10:00am and will include presentations by a number of guest speakers, as well as the Sections’ gerenal meeting.
Speakers include Rosanne Reeves, one of the founder members of the ‘Honno Welsh Women’s Press’, Marion Loeffler and Cathryn Charnell-White, who are both research fellows at the University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic studies and currently members of the Wales and the French revolution project team, Robin Chapman, Lecturer in the Department of Welsh at Aberyswyth University, and Leila Salisbury, whos most recent publication as editor, bringing together 88 welsh folk tunes collected by the Bard Iolo Morganwg,was published at the 2012 National Eisteddfod.
The programme of the day will be as follows:
10.00 Arrive and Register
10.30 Rosanne Reeves
Gwyneth Vaughan and the Literature of the New Woman
11.30 Marion Loeffler
Welsh Political Pamphlets, 1790–1806: Creation and Translation
12.30 General Meeting
14.00 Cathryn Charnell-White
New project on women’s poetry in Wales, Ireland and Scotland
15.30 Robin Chapman
Three aspects of "Hiraeth" in the second half of the Eighteenth Century
16.30 Leila Salisbury
Iolo Morganwg and Mair Richards: the first Collectors of folk tunes in
Further information about the day is available from Dr A Cynfael Lake, Section Secretary, who can be contacted via email - firstname.lastname@example.org
Please Note: All papers will be delivered through the medium of Welsh