We have now posted the photographs of the event (see photo gallery at the top). It was a great day full of interesting talks from our keynote speakers and lecturers from the School of English. We’d like to thank our delegates and speakers for making Anxiety 2013 such a wonderful workshop, particularly Professor Jon Mee […]

Registration is now open for our forthcoming workshop on anxiety. For external delegates, there will be a small registration fee for the event (£10 for salaried delegates; £5 for non-waged delegates), but it is free for all University of Sheffield delegates. Though there is no charge for University of Sheffield staff and students for the event,  please can you email […]

We are delighted to announce the programme for the Anxiety Workshop at the University of Sheffield: Thursday 6th June 9-9.30: Registration 9.30-9.45: Welcome and Introduction to the topic (Angela Wright) 9.45-10.45: Lynda Mugglestone, ‘Resolving Anxiety: Samuel Johnson and the Uncertainty Principle’ 10.45-11.15: Coffee 11.15-12.30: 15 minute papers, followed by discussion: Jane Hodson, Hamish Mathison, Ranjan Sen […]

We are delighted to announce our keynote speakers and their titles: Professor Jonathan Mee (University of Warwick): “‘The collision of mind with mind’ and anxieties of the social in the Romantic period’ Professor Lynda Mugglestone (University of Oxford): ‘Resolving Anxiety: Samuel Johnson and the Uncertainty Principle’

6th June, 2013 Humanities Research Institute, University of Sheffield Keynote speakers: Professor Lynda Mugglestone, University of Oxford and  Professor Jon Mee, University of Warwick In 1755, Samuel Johnson devoted a considerable amount of space in the first edition of his Dictionary to the contemplation of anxiety. Drawing upon the authorship of Alexander Pope and John […]