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The 2023 Seminar Programme Coleridge at 250: Celebrations and Reflections can be downloaded as a pdf here.
Day 01 Thursday, 19 October 2023 [Seminar]
08:45-09:00 Welcome
09:00-10:15 Session 1: Coleridge's Poetry
Jeff Cowton (Wordsworth Grasmere)
Coleridge’s Manuscripts at Dove Cottage: The Story of ‘Ode to Rain’
[Abstract]
Stephen Bygrave (University of Southampton)
Repression or Retreat? Coleridge’s Poetry in the 1790s
[Abstract]
10:15-10:45 Refreshment Break
10:45-12:00 Session 2: Exploring Conceptions of Poetic Making
Chris Townsend (St Andrews)
A Semblance of Truth: Coleridge and the Way Things Seem to Be
[Abstract]
Maximiliaan van Woudenberg (Clare Hall)
Coleridge and Cambridge: Music, Poetry and the Book Trade
[Abstract]
12:00-13:30 Lunch at Clare Hall
13:30–14:45 Session 3: Contemporary Reflections: Coleridge Then and Now
Nora Crook (Anglia Ruskin)
Coleridge and Shelley: Wallenstein’s Speech in Shelley’s Poetry
[Abstract]
Mathelinda Nabugodi (UCL) & Robin Payne (Jesus)
The Tale of a Coleridge Exhibition
[Abstract]
14:45–15:30 Refreshment Break: Coleridge Birthday Cake & Poetry Reading
15:30–16:00 Transfer to St John's College
The last session on 'Christabel' will be held in the Old Library of St John's College. Please enter via the E Staircase, Second Court.
16:00–17:00 Session 4: Coleridge's 'Christabel'
Ruth Abbott (St John's)
The Annotated Christabel Pamphlet
[Abstract]
16:50-17:00 Closing Remarks
18:00-20:00 Informal Group Dinner

Day 02 Friday, 20 October 2023 [Excursion]
11:00-11:45 Jesus College Archive
An exploration of some interesting archival items pertaining to Coleridge and college life.
12:00-13:00 Jesus College Old Library
An exploration of books borrowed by Coleridge while a student at Jesus College.
13:00–14:30 Brief Walking Tour of Coleridge Sites in Cambridge on our way to Lunch
On our way to lunch from Jesus College to the site of the Black Bear Inn—now Market Passage—we will pass a few sites significant in Coleridge's life in Cambridge.


Last Updated: 2023-10-17 10:16:16