About the Project

Funded through an AHRC Leadership Fellowship awarded to Dr David Higgins, this project is the first major investigation of environmental catastrophe in Romantic-period writing.

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Engagement

The British Romantic Writing and Environmental Catastrophe project is collaborating with The Poetry Society and The Wordsworth Trust to develop public engagement programmes.

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Conference

Mediating Climate Change was an international, multidisciplinary conference which took place at the University of Leeds, 4th-6th July 2017.

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As part of our collaboration with Helen Mort and the Poetry Society on the ‘I am the Universe’ competition, we...

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Lucy Rowland (Leeds) reports on the Mediating Climate Change conference that took place in Leeds, 4-6 July 2017.  Taking place during...

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As part of our conference Mediating Climate Change (4-6 July), we have organised three public events around the themes of literature,...

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The British Romantic Writing and Environmental Catastrophe project collaborated with The Poetry Society’s Young Poets Network to produce ‘I am...

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In our latest Romantic Climates blog post, Dr Thomas H. Ford (Melbourne) reflects on the statement ‘it is raining’. In the...

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In our latest Romantic Climates blog post, Dr Erin Lafford (Oxford) writes on John Clare, fenlands, and ‘Romantic air’. In his essay...

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In the second of our Romantic Climates blog posts, Dr Catherine Redford (Oxford) discusses depictions of apocalyptic climate change in Romantic writing....

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In the first of our Romantic Climates blog posts, Professor Gillen D’Arcy Wood (Illinois) reflects on Deep Time and the...

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