Monday, 17 October 2011

The first of this semester’s Richard Burton Research seminars takes place on:

Monday 17 October, 4.00 pm
Conference Room (B03), Basement Floor, Callaghan Building

Dr Michael J Franklin
(Swansea University)
‘Cambrian Bard on Calcutta Bench’

Mike Franklin is a leading expert on colonial representations of India and their various interfaces with Romanticism. He has edited Representing India: Indian Culture and Imperial Control (2000), and The European Discovery of India: Key Indological Sources of Romanticism (2001), and authored a series of articles on the Hastings circle which forms the current focus of his research. His latest books are Romantic Representations of British India, ed. Michael J. Franklin, (London: Routledge, 2006); and Phebe Gibbes, Hartly House, Calcutta, ed. Michael J. Franklin (Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2007).

He is currently on a British Academy Mid-Career Fellowship, and his most recent monograph on William Jones (OUP) has been warmly received. This review is from the Spectator:

Mae’r cyntaf o seminarau ymchwil Canolfan Richard Burton yn cymryd lle ar

Ddydd Llun 17 Hydref, 16:00
Ystafell Gynhadledd y Dyniaethau (B03), Llawr Isaf, Adeilad Callaghan

Dr Michael J Franklin
(Prifysgol Abertawe)
'Cambrian Bard on Calcutta Bench'

Mae Mike Franklin yn arbenigwr ar lenyddiaeth trefedigaethol yr India a pherthynas amlweddog y llenyddiaeth yma a Rhamantiaeth. Astudiaeth ar waith a bywyd William Jones (OUP) yw ei gyfrol ddiweddaraf. Dyma adolygiad o'r Spectator: