Romantic Orientalism

ISLAM I EUROPÆISK LITTERATUR
&
DANSK SELSKAB FOR ROMANTIKSTUDIER

present

ROMANTIC ORIENTALISM

Professor EMILY HADDAD

Monday 30 November 2009, room 24.2.01

10-12 a.m.
Public lecture

Professor Emily Haddad: "Becoming through the East: Oriental Possibilities for the British Subject in the Romantic Period."

1-3 p.m.
Open workshop

Professor Emily Haddad:
"Assembly, Disassembly, Semblance: Byron's East in The Bride of Abydos"

Respondents: Professor Charles Lock and Associate Professor Marie-Louise Svane. This will be followed by an open discussion.

The poem can be found at http://classiclit.about.com/library/bl-etexts/lbyron/bl-lbyron-bride.htm, or as a hand-out from room 21.4.55 from Monday 23 November (between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.).

Emily Haddad is Associate Professor of English, University of South Dakota.
She has published Orientalist Poetics. The Islamic Middle East in Nineteenth-Century English and French Poetry (2002). She is currently working on a research project entitled "Indigenous Economics and Imperial Power in Nineteenth-Century British Literature".