Browning Day 2018
"Such Very Fierce Radicals: The Brownings and Working-Class Culture"
The Armstrong Browning Library proudly presents Browning Day - a celebration of the lives and work of Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning.
Friday, April 20, 2018
Reception at 3:00 p.m. - Cox Reception Hall
Music & Lecture at 3:30 p.m.
Foyer of Meditation
Dr. Kirstie Blair, Head of School in the School of Humanities at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland, will present our 2018 Browning Day Lecture. Dr. Blair served as Margarett Root Brown Chair in Robert Browning and Victorian Studies at Armstrong Browning Library in 2012, and frequently references our collections for her research. She is an expert in Victorian literature and culture, particularly poetry and poetics, Scottish Victorian popular culture and literature, working-class writing, literature and religion, and literature and medicine. She also has growing research and teaching interests in children's literature from the nineteenth century to the present day.