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Wednesday, 22 June 2022

12:00 Registration (Faculty of Arts, nám. Jana Palacha 2, Prague 1; Room 001)

15:00-16:00 Informal Meet & Greet for PhD Congress Delegates (Faculty of Arts, Room 111)

17:00 Congress Opening (Karolinum, Ovocný trh 560/5, Prague 1)

18:00 Keynote Lecture | Angela Esterhammer: Speculation, Displacement, and Transatlantic Entanglement (Karolinum), chair: Martin Procházka [streamed]

19:30-21:00 Welcome Reception (Karolinum)

Thursday, 23 June 2022

All at the Faculty of Arts

9:30 – 11:00 Parallel Sessions: Papers 1

11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break

11:30 – 13:00 Keynote Lecture | Christopher Whyte: Leapfrogging Unionist Scotland: Insights from the Seventeenth Century, chair: Petra Johana Poncarová, Room 131 [H]

13:00 – 15:00 Lunch Break

15:00 – 17:00 Parallel Sessions: Panels and Roundtables 1

17:00 – 17:30 Coffee Break

17:30 – 19:30 Parallel Sessions: Papers 2

20:00 – 21:00 Plenary Reading | Alan Spence: Interesting Times, chair: Monika Kocot, Room 104 [H]

Friday, 24 June 2022

All academic programme at the Faculty of Arts

9:30 – 11:00 Parallel Sessions: Panels and Roundtables 2

11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break

11:30 – 13:00 Keynote Lecture | Glenda Norquay: The Tale of Tweedie’s Dog: Narrative Homecomings and Nomadic Reiterations, chair: Carla Sassi, Room 131 [H]

13:00 – 13:30 Exhibition launch: CZECH-SCOTTISH RELATIONS (corridor, 1st floor)

13:30 – 14:30 Jack Medal Ceremony, IASSL Business Meeting, Room 104

Free afternoon: sightseeing tours

19:00 – 21:00 Ceilidh Dance (Na Marjánce, Bělohorská 262/35, Prague 6-Břevnov)

Saturday, 25 June 2022

All academic programme at the Faculty of Arts

9:30 – 11:00 Parallel Sessions: Papers 3

11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break

11:30 – 13:00 Keynote Lecture | Joep Leerssen: Scotland as a Literary Multiverse: Bards, Minstrels, Troubadours and the Modern Reading Public, chair: Murray Pittock, Room 131 [H]

13:00 – 14:30 Lunch Break

14:30 – 16:30 Parallel Sessions: Panels 3

16:30 – 17:00 Coffee Break

17:00 – 19:00 Parallel Sessions: Panels and Roundtables 4

20:00 – Congress Dinner (Art Restaurant Mánes, Masarykovo nábřeží 250/1, Prague 1)

Sunday, 26 June 2022

All at the Faculty of Arts

9:30 – 11:30 Parallel Sessions: Papers 4

11:30 – 12:00 Coffee Break

12:30-13:30 Parallel Sessions: Panels and Roundtables 5

13:30 End of Congress


Thursday, 23 June 2022

9:30 – 11:00 Parallel Sessions: Papers 1

1 Scottish Romanticism [H]

Chair: Mirka Horová, Room 200

Daniel Cook (University of Dundee): Walter Scott’s Scottish Tales: The Graphic Novel

Paul Arrant (University of Aberdeen): Walter Scott’s Imagined Community: The Jewish and Romani Presence in the Waverley Novels

Amy Wilcockson (University of Nottingham): A “weary heap of good-for-nothing evidence”: The Letters of Thomas Campbell

2 Scottishness, Gender, and Erasure [P]

Chair: Ingibjörg Ágústsdóttir, Room 018

Juliet Shields (Northumbria University): Renaissance and Erasure: Women Writers in the Scottish and Harlem Renaissances

Gerda Stevenson (independent scholar and artist): Quines: Reclaiming the Voices by Gerda Stevenson

Barbora Vacková (University of Huddersfield): Assuming the Supporting Role: Scottishness and Womanhood in the Music of Geraldine Mucha

3 Muriel Spark [P]

Chair: Carla Sassi, Room 111

Attila Dósa (University of Miskolc): Muriel Spark’s Reception History in Hungary: From the Socialist Sixties to the Present

Beatriz Lopez (University of Durham): Muriel Spark’s Wireless Imagination: Propaganda Broadcasting and the Muddled Voices of Fiction

Kaiyue He (University of Glasgow): From Bruntsfield to Bulawayo: Homeland and Household in Muriel Spark’s African Writings

4 Gaelic Literature and Culture [H]

Chair: Silke Stroh, Room 104

Wilson McLeod (University of Edinburgh): In Search of the Gaelic Canon

Peter Mackay (University of St Andrews): Museums of Gaelic Literature

John Howieson (independent scholar): Township Poetry: A Re-evaluation

5 Scottishness, Gender, and the Postcolonial [H]

Chair: Gillian Beattie-Smith, Room 301

Cristina Riaño Alonso (University of Oviedo): “My native land sae far awa”: Identity and Community in Maud Sulter’s Service to Empire

Catriona MacInnes (University of Highlands and Islands): Mythopoeic connections from the ancient to the contemporary; Scottish Gaelic imaginal realms, arts therapies and transition

6 Dynamics of Place and Space in Recent Scottish Writing [P]

Chair: Robin MacKenzie, Room 217

Monika Szuba (University of Gdańsk): “How earnestly the land conducts itself”: The Scottish Poetry of the Oikos

Monika Kocot (University of Łódż): After Bashō: The Art and Practice of Shared Writing in Contemporary Scottish Literature

Nia Clark (University of Glasgow): Liz Lochhead’s writing on Canada and America in Dreaming Frankenstein & Collected Poems 1967–1984 (1984)

7 Images of Scotland in Recent Fiction I [H]

Chair: Joe Jackson, Room 201

Carla Rodríguez González (University of Oviedo): Urban Mobilities and Strange Encounters in Suhayl Saadi’s Psychoraag

Carolina Buffoli (University of Edinburgh): Contemporary Scottish Gothic: Silenced Histories, Transnational Contexts

Petra Burianová (University of Southampton): Transitional State(s): ‘Body cams. Razor Wire. Deets.’

8 Place and Mobility in Seventeenth-Century Scottish Literature [P]

Chair: Nicola Royan, Room 317

Lorna MacBean (University of Glasgow): Peregrinations and Paratext: The Threshold to Willam Lithgow’s Discourse

Roslyn Potter (University of Glasgow): John Forbes’s Songs and Fancies: The Musical and Printing Legacy of Seventeenth-century Aberdeen

Jessica Reid (University of Glasgow): From Hy Brasil to Gilliquhimnee: Place in the Pamphlets of Thomas St. Serfe (1624-1669)

14:15-14:45 Special Event: Music, Words, Translation: ‘Praise of Ben Dorain’ and ‘The Birlinn of Clan Ranald’ (John Purser and Alan Riach)

15:00 – 17:00 Parallel Sessions: Panels and Round Tables

1 Voices from the Margins: Radicalism in Literature and the Arts in Post-war Scotland (roundtable) [H]

Room 200

Eleanor Bell (University of Strathclyde)

Scott Hames (University of Stirling)

Angela Bartie (University of Edinburgh)

Kate Wilson (University of Strathclyde)

Corey Gibson (University of Glasgow)

2 Digital Directions in Scottish Literary Studies [H]

chair: Juliet Shields, Room 104

Leith Davis (Simon Fraser University): Re-Framing Jacobitism Through Book History and Digital Humanities

Kirsteen McCue & Paul Malgrati: The Bibliography of Scottish Literature in Translation (BOSLIT): Creating Digital Futures & Networks

Pauline Mackay (University of Glasgow): Literary Memory and VR: Burns Beyond Reality

3 Scotland and the Arctic [H]

Chair: Pam Perkins, Room 301

17:30 – 19:30 Parallel Sessions: Papers 2

1 Scottish Modernism [H]

Chair: Alan Riach, Room 104

Scott Lyall (Edinburgh Napier University): Nan Shepherd, Scotland and the Nature of Rural Modernism

Nels Pearson (Fairfield University): “A dream of far sea surge”: Water as Place in Scottish Modernism

Marthe-Siobhán Hecke (University of Bonn): The Literary Heritage of Nan Shepherd

2 Scotland and Colonial Contact Zones [H]

Chair: Silke Stroh, Room 200

Gillian Beattie-Smith (The Open University): Scottish-Australian Transnational Agency in the Feminist Utopia of Handfasted by Catherine Helen Spence

Kenneth M. McNeil (Eastern Connecticut State University): Roots/Routes:  Scottish Connections in Mary Seacole’s Wonderful Adventures in Many Lands

Gioia Angeletti (University of Parma): Subversive Reticence and Gender Negotiations in the Colonial Contact Zone: Lady Anne Barnard’s “Cape” Writings

Brittnee Leysen (University of Glasgow): From the River Clyde to the Clutha River: Scottish Influence on Otago Place-naming

3 Celtic Cultures and Transnationalism [P]

Chair: Peter Mackay, Room 111

Eleanor Thomson (University of Glasgow): The evolution of Scottish Gaelic Drama: Calum MacPhàrlain’s ‘Am Mosgladh Mor’ from 1914 to 1925

Martina Vacková Reiterová (Charles University): An Comunn Gàidhealach and Pan-Celticism at the Turn of the 19th Century

Gerard Cairns (independent scholar, Glasgow): The Honourable Ruaraidh Erskine of Mar and the Prism of Ireland

Petra Johana Poncarová (Charles University): International Topics and Contributors in Gairm

5 Scotland and Europe [P]

Chair: Monika Szuba, Room 217

Aniela Korzeniowska (University of Warsaw): The Road from pre-World War II Polish Galicia to Inverness: Reinventing Oneself as Presented in The Tailor of Inverness by Matthew Zajac

Charles Sabatos (Yeditepe University): Slavic Territories in the Scottish Historical Novel

Jean Berton (University of Toulouse): Scottish Post-Devolution Poetry in French Translation

Bohuslav Mánek (University of Hradec Králové): The Czech Reception of Hugh MacDiarmid’s Poetry

6 R. L. Stevenson and the Pacific [H]

Chair: Caroline McCracken-Flesher, Room 317

Lesley Graham (University of Bordeaux): Footprints in the Sand: Travellers after Robert Louis Stevenson in the Pacific

Julie Gay (University of Bordeaux Montaigne – University of Poitiers): Beyond the Major and the Minor: R.L. Stevenson’s Pacific Islands as Literary Third Spaces

Chloe Osborne (Royal Holloway, University of London): Robert Louis Stevenson’s Kiribati Legacy

John Patrick Pazdziora (University of Tokyo): “Foreign Children”: Displacement in A Child’s Garden of Verses

7 Scotland and Drama [H]

|Chair: Mirka Horová, Room 301

Danièle Berton-Charrière (Pourpre, CNRS, emerita): Influence and Circulation of Scottish and “Pre-Scottish” Myths and Facts in 19th-century French Drama

John Kirk (University of Vienna): Pragmatic Speech Realism in Scottish Dramatic Texts, 1950-2020

Paula Śledzińska (University of Aberdeen): ‘We’re warriors. We’re Celts’ – Glory and the (Neo-)Imperial Question in Gregory Burke’s Black Watch

Paula Barba Guerrero (University of Salamanca): “To See Ourselves in a Place that Isn’t Here”: Heritage, Memory and Highland Identity in David Greig’s Victoria

8 Transnational Impulses in Poetry and Fiction 1970s-1990s [H]

Chair: Martin Procházka, Room 018

Joe Jackson (University of Nottingham): The Goodrich Tabula Rasa: Black Marsden and Margarita

Robert Morace (Daemen College, Amherst, MA): Stands Scottish Fiction Where It Did? Trainspotting a Quarter-Century on

Stewart Smith (independent scholar): Total Psychic Orgasm: The Poetry and Jazz of Tom McGrath and Lindsay L. Cooper

David Manderson (independent scholar): The Anti-hero’s Transnational Journey

Friday, 24 June 2022

9:30 – 11:00 Parallel Sessions: Panels and Round Tables 2

1 The Future of Scottish Literatures Past (pre-Union) [P]

Chair: Theo van Heijnsbergen, Room 018

Peter Mackay, University of St Andrews

Wilson McLeod, University of Edinburgh

Nicola Royan, University of Nottingham

Silke Stroh, University of Münster

Theo van Heijnsbergen, University of Glasgow

Roslyn Potter, Symposium for Seventeenth-Century Scottish Literatures

2 Editing and Interpreting George Mackay Brown [H]

Chair: Kirsteen McCue, Room 111

Linden Bicket (University of Edinburgh), Kirsteen McCue (University of Glasgow): Unpicking and re-stitching the threads of An Orkney Tapestry: preparing a centenary edition

Halszka Leleń (University of Warmia and Mazury, Poland): Archipelagic Storytelling in the Local-Press Essays of George Mackay Brown

3 The Collected Works of Allan Ramsay, 2018-2023 [H]

Chair: Murray Pittock, Room 104

Murray Pittock (University of Glasgow): Allan Ramsay Now and the Ramsay Edition

Craig Lamont (University of Glasgow): “Some few miles from Edinburgh”: Commemorating the Scenes of The Gentle Shepherd in Ramsay Country

4 Walter Scott and France: An Alliance “engraved in man’s live flesh”? [H]

Chair: Daniel Cook (University of Dundee), Room 301

Ainsley McIntosh (University of Aberdeen): ‘Farewell, sad Field!’: Walter Scott, the Killing Fields of Europe, and Grounds for Remembrance

Benjamine Toussaint (University Paris Sorbonne): Walter Scott’s The Monastery and The Abbot: The End of the Auld Alliance?

Paul Barnaby (Edinburgh University Library): Scott’s French Novels and the Sketches of James Skene

5 Scotlands in Science Fiction [P]

Chair: Caroline McCracken-Flesher, Room 200

Alan Riach (University of Glasgow): Outer Limits: Visions of Apocalypse in Modern Scottish Science Fiction

Caroline McCracken-Flesher (University of Wyoming): Digital Interfaces, Embodiment and Existence in But ’n’ Ben a-Go-Go

John Plotz (Brandeis University): Xenogamy: Naomi Mitchison’s Science-Fictional Ethnography

Saturday, 25 June 2022

9:30 – 11:00 Parallel Sessions: Papers 3

1 Alasdair Gray [H]

Chair: Carla Sassi, Room 301

Rodge Glass (University of Strathclyde): Alasdair Gray & the Transnational Local

Paula Argüeso San Martín (University of Oviedo): The Socio-Political Dimensions of Glasgow Urban Space in Alasdair Gray’s Short Stories “You” (1993) and “A Night Off” (1996)

Petra Pugar (University of Zagreb): The Multiplicities of (Scottish) Space and Image in the Work of Alasdair Gray

2 Women Writers: Narrative, Fiction, Emotions [P]

Chair: Monika Szuba, Room 217

Robin MacKenzie: Drift, Borderland, Afterlife: Writing the Shoreline in Kathleen Jamie’s Findings and Roseanne Watt’s Moder Dy

Petronia Popa Petrar (Babeș-Bolyai University): “You can’t step into the same story twice”: Questioning Storytelling in Ali Smith’s Novels

Michaela Marková (Technical University Liberec): Kathleen Jamie’s Nature Writing

3 Reception of Scottish Literature: Robert Burns, James Hogg, Walter Scott [H]

Chair: Benjamine Toussaint, Room 018

Meiko O’Halloran (University of Newcastle): “Great Shadow”: Keats and the Wordsworths at Burns’s Grave

Yuko Matsui (Aoyama Gakuin University): Re-imagining Scotland: Devolution Novels, the Highland Culture, and Walter Scott

Hannah M. C. Pyle (University of Glasgow): Dead Man Writing: James Hogg through the Victorians

Barbara Leonardi (independent scholar): James Hogg in the Nineteenth-Century American Periodical Press: Promoting Social Diversity and Democratic Values

4 Images of Scotland in Recent Fiction II [H]

Chair: Ingibjörg Ágústsdóttir, Room 200

Katrin Berndt (Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg): How to Believe in Gravity, or, Scottish Science Novels as Contact Zones of the Sciences and the Literary Imagination

Mathieu Bokestael (University College Dublin): What is a Caring Historiography? Lessons from Sarah Moss’ Night Waking (2011)

Maike Dinger (University of Stirling): Multiple Scotlands: finding Celtic voices in Scottish (post-)indyref literature

5 Scottish Romanticism: Walter Scott [P]

Chair: Caroline McCracken-Flesher, Room 111

Barbara Ellen Logan (University of Wyoming): Antiquarianism, Medievalism, and the End of the Enlightenment: Ivanhoe and Ethno-nationalism After the Napoleonic Wars

Anna Fancett (The Open University): The Zone of Contact Between Storytellers and Story-Listeners in Walter Scott’s Work

Mirka Horová (Charles University): Textual Play in Scott’s Peveril of the Peak

6 Medieval and Early Modern Scottish Writing: Reception and Translation [H]

Chair: Nicola Royan, Room 317

Emily Hay (University of Glasgow): Reception Revisited: Re-reading Mary Queen of Scots’ Casket Sonnets

Lisa Benn (University of Nottingham): Early Modern Scots Texts and Their Presentation beyond Scotland’s Borders between 1590–1615

Ruggero Bianchin (University of Glasgow): The Tretis of the tua Mariit Wemen in Italian and French: A Comparison of Translated Terms of Abuse and Low Language

7 Scottish Literature and Gender in the Nineteenth Century [H]

Chair: Juliet Shields, Room 104

Elizabeth Kraft (University of Georgia): Flogging Phelim: Christian Isobel Johnstone, the Perils of Injustice and the Promise of Reform

Michael Shaw (University of Stirling): The Treatment of the Oscar Wilde Trials in the Scottish Newspaper Press

Maria Marchidanu (University of Glasgow): Sympathy: A Mirror of Sensibility or Individuality?

8 Scotland, Literature, and Politics in the Interbellum [H]

Chair: Silke Stroh, Room 201

Katarzyna Pisarska (University of Porto): Totalitarianism and the Political Imagination in Interbellum Scottish Literature

Fiona Paterson (University of Glasgow): Hugh MacDiarmid, Europe and Empire: A Visionary of World Language

14:30 – 16:30 Parallel Sessions: Panels and Round Tables 3

1 Scottish Popular Literature, Transnationalism, and the Periodical Press in the Late 19th and Early 20th Century [P]

Chair: Kirstie Blair, Room 200

Kirstie Blair (University of Strathclyde): Provincial Ayrshire and Global Islam: John Parkinson/Yehya-en-Nasr, The Crescent and The Islamic World

Lois Burke (Tilburg University): From St Andrews to Java: Ethel Forster Heddle, the Young Woman, and Transnationalism

Charlotte Lauder (University of Strathclyde): Popular Scottish Magazines and Transnational Echoes of Scottishness

2 Strangers on the Doorstep: International Travellers at Scottish Authors’ Houses (roundtable) [H]

Chair: Caroline McCracken-Flesher, Room 301

Nigel Leask (University of Glasgow)

Richard Hill (Chaminade University, Hawaii)

Carla Sassi (University of Verona)

Caroline McCracken-Flesher (University of Wyoming)

Sarah Jones (Sydney School of Entrepreneurship)

Calum Rodger (independent scholar)

3 James Hogg 252: Why “The Ettrick Shepherd” Still Matters in 2022 (roundtable) [H]

Chair: Kirsteen McCue, Room 104

Kirsteen McCue (University of Glasgow), chair

Silvia Mergenthal (University of Konstanz)

Meiko O’ Halloran (University of Newcastle)

Duncan Hotchkiss (Stirling University)

Hannah M. C. Pyle (University of Glasgow)

17:00 – 19:00 Parallel Sessions: Panels 4

1 Writing Scotland’s (Post-)Imperial Diasporas [H]

Chair: Silke Stroh, Room 200

Michael Morris (University of Dundee): Scotland and the Caribbean: Capital, Women, and Emancipation 1823-33

Iain S. MacPherson (Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, UHI): “Imrich nan Eileanach” 1803–1902: Prince Edward Island Scottish Gaelic Song-poems of “Errance” and “Enracinement” Poised on the Margins between Orality and Artifice

Silke Stroh (University of Münster): (Re-)Imagining the Normanist/Waipu Community: Religion, Gender and Racial Hierarchies

Bashabi Fraser (Edinburgh Napier University): The Resting-Place: Of Routes and Roots in Transnational Scottish Poetry

2 New Perspectives on Robert Burns’s Correspondence [P]

Chair: Gerard Carruthers, Room 018

Gerard Carruthers (University of Glasgow): Problems in Editing Burns’s Correspondence

Nigel Leask (University of Glasgow): “Landlowper-like Stravaguin”: Robert Burns’s Epistolary Travel Writing in 1787

Pauline Mackay (University of Glasgow): Bawdry & Burns’s Correspondence

3 Environment and Landscape in 21st-century Scottish Literature [P]

Chair: Carla Sassi, Room 301

Monica Germana (University of Westminster): Environmental Concerns and Nordic Connections: Re-presenting Orkney in Kate Horsley’s The Monster’s Wife

Graeme Macdonald (University of Warwick): The Icpathua Connection – Terminal Landscapes in 21st century Speculative Fiction

Carla Sassi (University of Verona): The Underworld Ecologies of John Burnside and Robert Macfarlane

Marie-Odile Pittin-Hedon (University of Aix-Marseille): Borders and Lines of Fracture: John Burnside, Roseanne Watt and Havergey

4 A New John Galt: Editing Galt for the Twenty-First Century (roundtable) [H]

Chair: Robert Irvine, Room 104

Robert Irvine (University of Edinburgh)

Angela Esterhammer (University of Toronto)

Mark Parker (James Madison University)

Anthony Jarrells (University of South Carolina)

Caroline McCracken-Flesher (University of Wyoming)

Mark Schoenfield (Vanderbilt University, Tennessee)

Clare Simmons (Ohio State University)

Sunday, 26 June 2022

9:30 – 11:30 Parallel Sessions: Papers 4

1 Scotland and Asia: Reception and Translation [H]

Chair: Joe Jackson, Room 018

John Corbett (BNU-HKBU United International College, China): Chinese Classical Poetry in Scots: Engagements with the Ancient and Modern

Hongling Lyu (Nanjing Normal University): A Survey of Scottish Literature Studies in China

Kang-yen Chiu (National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University): Walter Scott’s Writings on China

Suping Li (University of Glasgow): The Poet of Love to Patriotism: The Early Reception of Robert Burns in China from 1919 – 1949

2 Scotland and Europe: Reception and Translation [H]

Chair: Carla Sassi, Room 104

Susanne Hagemann (University of Mainz): Sheena Blackhall and Dorothea Grünzweig: ‘Lot’s Wife’ Translated into Swabian

Izabela Szymańska (University of Warsaw): George MacDonald in Polish: Paratexts of Translations as Evidence of Publication Ideology

Dominika Lewandowska-Rodak (University of Warsaw): Contemporary Scottish Fiction in Translation: A Case for Translator’s Commentary

3 Scottish Writing of the 18th and Early 19th Century [H]

Chair: Caroline McCracken-Flesher, Room 200

Nigel Leask (University of Glasgow): ‘My Scepticism is Vanishing like the Morning Mist’: John Leyden and Ossian Tourism, circa 1800’

Jorge Bastos da Silva (University of Porto): A Scottish Critique of (English) Romanticism: Aspects of Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine’s “Noctes Ambrosianae”

Marie Michlová (Czech Technical University, Prague): John Gibson Lockhart: The Witty Traveller

4 Gaelic Culture: Translation, Representation, Adaptation [P]

Chair: Petra Johana Poncarová, Room 111

Rob Dunbar (University of Edinburgh): Donald MacKechnie’s Rannan o ’n Rubaiyat aig Omar Khayyam (“Verses from The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam”)

Blaise Douglas (University of Rouen): Piobaireachd: A Highly Symbolical Expression of Gaelic Culture associating Past and Present in Two Works of Fiction, The Lost Pibroch (1896) by Neil Munro and The Big Music (2012) by Kirsty Gunn

David Clark (University of Coruña): “The Kingdom of Scotland to the Right”: Atlanticism, Celticism and Galician Perceptions of Scotland

Taylor Strickland (University of Glasgow): Mion-Aithisg, or Minority Report: Translation and Bàrdachd

6 Scottish Middle Ages and Representation [H]

Chair: Benjamine Touissant, Room 301

Nicola Royan (University of Nottingham): “You should read the poem”: The James Plays in Discussion with Older Scots poetry

James Barrowman (University of Dundee): ‘Counterfooting a Conjuring’: Mobility in James Wedderburn’s Lost Plays

Milica Popovic (University of Iceland): Legends are Lessons, They Ring with Truths: The Modern Myth of Scotland in Disney’s Brave

7 Scotland and Transatlantic Links in 19th Century Literature [P]

Chair: Martin Procházka, Room 217

Adam Kozaczka (Texas A&M International University): The Historical Form’s Racial Imaginary: Difference and Personhood in Scott and Cooper

Antonia Spencer (independent scholar): Ellen Glasgow, Scottish Romanticism and the Covenanting Tradition

Zachary Garber (University of Oxford): A History of Invasion: Collective Memory and the Historical Record in Galt’s Ayrshire Legatees

12:00-13:30 Parallel Sessions: Panels and Round Tables 5

1 Bibliography of Scottish Literature in Translation: Creating Digital Futures and Networks – Workshop [H]

Chair: Kirsteen McCue, Room 200

Kirsteen McCue (PI of BOSLIT network)

Paul Malgrati (RA on BOSLIT network)

Luca Guariento (Digital Officer on BOSLIT network)

Shaf Towheed (OU Reading Experience Database and member of BOSLIT network)

2 The 1820 Scottish Radical War in Life and Afterlife [H]

Chair: Gerard Carruthers, Room 104

Gerard Carruthers (University of Glasgow): 1820, Questions in the Historiography of Scottish and British Radical Consciousness

George Smith (independent scholar): 1820 Scottish Rebellion – Beyond Glasgow: The Risings in the West

Craig Lamont (University of Glasgow): 1820 & Cultural Memory

3 Film Screening and Q&A | George Mackay Brown: The Storm Watchers, dir. Gerda Stevenson

Room 111