Locating the Brontës Symposium

Co-hosted by Brontë Parsonage Museum and University of Sheffield
Symposium date: 22 November 2019
Location:  University of Sheffield
Keynote speaker: Dr Jo Waugh, York St John University

Patrick Brontë was first offered the curacy at Haworth in 1819 and Brontë Parsonage Museum is marking 2019 with a focus on the remarkable father of the Brontë siblings – a man whose own personal journey to the curacy in Haworth was not insignificant. Brontë Parsonage Museum are delighted to be joining forces with the School of English at the University of Sheffield in order to co-host a one-day symposium on ‘Locating the Brontës’ with talks that respond to this theme.

This will include:

Representations of space and place
Journeys both literal and symbolic
Social mobility Political affiliations
Tourism Landscapes on screen and filming locations Histories of the Brontës (and Haworth) Locating the Brontës in literary and critical traditions And more!

Tickets £30/£15 (student/unwaged/16-25) and include refreshments. Click here for booking and venue information:
https://onlineshop.shef.ac.uk/conferences-and-events/faculty-of-arts-and-humanities/english/locating-the-brontes-symposium

This post has been re-published by permission from the BAVS Postgraduates Blog. Please see the original post at https://victorianist.wordpress.com/2019/09/25/locating-the-brontes-symposium/