Events

  • A Celebration of the Life and Legacy of Leslie A. Marchand (Drew University, Nov. 2, 2017) (10/1/2017) - A Celebration of the Life and Legacy of  Leslie A. Marchand Thursday, November 2, 2017, 4:30 p.m. Drew University Library, United Methodist Archives and History Center, Madison, New Jersey   Including The Thirteenth Leslie A. Marchand Memorial Lecture by Hermione de Almeida Walter Professor Emerita of English and Comparative Literature, The University of Tulsa “Fluid […]
  • Byron Society of America at MLA 2018, NYC (9/1/2017) - The Byron Society of America will sponsor its forty-fifth annual session at this year’s Modern Language Association Convention in January in New York City. Session details are as follows: Session 270: “Byron and Politics: A roundtable discussion” Friday, 5 January 2018, 10:15 AM-11:30 AM Presiding: Jack Wasserman, (independent scholar and longstanding Board Member of the […]
  • BSA at MLA 2017: Byron and Consumption (11/30/2016) - The Byron Society of America’s panel at January’s MLA convention in Philadelphia is entitled “Byron and Consumption.” Professor Ghislaine McDayter of Bucknell University will preside. See details of the four-speaker lineup here: https://apps.mla.org/program_details?prog_id=201&year=2017. The panel will convene on Friday, 6 January, 8:30–9:45 a.m., in room 106B of the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Please consider attending.
  • CFP: 12th International Student Byron Conference, 19-24 May 2017 (10/6/2016) - Hosted by the Messolonghi Byron Society at the Messolonghi Byron Research Center, Messolonghi, Greece Theme: “Byron and Nature”
  • Byron & Austen: Together Again (6/6/2016) - Read about the recent (21 April 2016) event, joint with the Jane Austen Society of North America, held amid Drew University Library’s Byron Society Collection, featuring Byronists Rachel Brownstein, Marsha Manns, and Robert Ready: http://jasnany.org/newsletters/2016Spring.pdf (p. 8 of the PDF; reproduced below). More information here: http://www.drew.edu/library/2016/05/austen-byron-together-again. Report on JASNA & BSA’s previous (2008) Byron-Austen event, “Byron & […]
  • The Geneva Summer – Romantic Bicentennial Symposium 2016 (Saturday, May 21 @ 10:15 am – 5:00 pm) (5/12/2016) - An event co-sponsored by the Byron Society of America and the Keats-Shelley Association of America in the Trustees Room of the New York Public Library The summer of 1816 witnessed one of the great collaborative convergences of English literary history, as Percy Shelley, Mary Godwin, and Lord Byron met at the Villa Diodati near Geneva […]
  • Byron and Austen: Together Again (Drew University, 21 April 2016) (3/1/2016) - Please consider attending this exciting event next month. Direct questions to Dr. Robin Hammerman of Stevens Institute of Technology (rhammerm@stevens.edu). AUSTEN AND BYRON: TOGETHER AGAIN Thursday, April 21, 2016 4:00 to 9:00 P.M. Drew University Library, in collaboration with the Jane Austen Society of North America/New York Metropolitan Region and the Byron Society of America, […]
  • BSA & the Fordham Romanticism Group Celebrate the Lives of Lady Byron and Ada Lovelace (10/19/2015) - Kevin Stevens, Graduate Coordinator of the Fordham Romanticism Group, provides an account of the Marchand Lecture by Julia Markus in Manhattan last Friday. Read it here!
  • Byron Society Panel at MLA 2016 (Austin, TX): Byron & America (9/8/2015) - The convention is 7-10 January, 2o16, in Austin, TX. The panel will take place 12 PM to 1:15 PM on Friday, 8 January, in Room 7 of the Austin Convention Center. Panel: # 311 Byron and America Moderator:  Noah Comet, United States Naval Academy 1)  “Black Byronism.”  Matt Sandler, Columbia University 2)  “Byron and the Yellowstone […]
  • The Eleventh Leslie A. Marchand Memorial Lecture–by Julia Markus: Friday, October 16, 2015 (9/8/2015) - The Byron Society of America Presents The Eleventh Leslie A. Marchand Memorial Lecture In Partnership with the Fordham Romanticism Group Julia Markus Author of Lady Byron and Her Daughters http://www.juliamarkuswrites.com/ Director of Creative Writing at Hofstra University will speak on Celebrating Lady Byron’s Life and Ada Lovelace’s Day  Friday, October 16, 2015 5:00 – 7:00 […]
  • The Leslie Marchand Lecture Series: Charles E. Robinson, “Byron and Hazlitt: Inclining Their Ears Towards Each Other” (2/19/2015) - The Leslie Marchand Lecture Series “Byron and Hazlitt: Inclining Their Ears Towards Each Other” Charles E. Robinson University of Delaware March 13, 2015 5:00 pm CUNY Graduate Center 365 5th Avenue New York, NY Room 5318 Byron and Hazlitt never met, but they certainly heard and read what the one said or wrote about the […]
  • BSA @ NASSR 2015: “Byron and Rights” (1/10/2015) - CALL FOR PAPERS Special Byron Society of America session at the 2015 NASSR Conference: Alexander Grammatikos, organizer: “Lord Byron and Rights” Description: Special Session Sponsored by The Byron Society of America Lord Byron was a passionate and life-long defender of people’s rights. In the House of Lords he argued for the right of Catholics to […]
  • CFP: 2015 International Byron Conference in Gdansk, Poland (11/5/2014) - The 2015 International Byron Conference will be held in Gdansk, Poland on July 1-6. This year’s theme is “Reality, Fiction, and Madness,” and paper proposals are being accepted now until January 1, 2015. Professor Mirka Modrzewska has sent this information: http://fil.ug.edu.pl/dzialalnosc_naukowa/konferencje/konferencja_byronowska Our team are currently working on the provisional price list and we are considering the conference […]
  • BSA at SAMLA: “Creating and Sustaining Byron” (November 8th, Atlanta) (9/26/2014) - The BSA is sponsoring the follow panel at the annual South Atlantic Modern Language Association convention in Atlanta Georgia (with thanks to Lindsey Eckert at Georgia State University for organizing!): “CREATING AND SUSTAINING BYRON” Saturday, November 8th  – 8:00 AM Chair: Lindsey Eckert, Georgia State University 1. From the Ashes: Byron’s Memoirs and Moore’s Reconstruction of Byron […]
  • CFP: “Byron and Italy,” The Byron Centre, Manchester UK (Dec. 4-5, 2014) (8/20/2014) - Call for papers  ‘Byron and Italy’   The Byron Centre University of Manchester Thursday 4 – Friday 5 December 2014    The Byron Centre at the University of Manchester, in collaboration with the Centro Interuniversitario per lo Studio del Romanticismo at the University of Parma, invites paper proposals for an interdisciplinary conference on the topic […]
  • BSA at MLA 2015 (7/16/2014) - As an Allied Organization of the Modern Language Association, the Byron Society of America sponsors a Byron session at the annual convention of the MLA, held annually in January (previously December) of each year.  If you like, read a 40-year history of the BSA at the MLA convention. MLA Convention Session 2015 BYRON NOW Vancouver, B.C. […]
  • CFP: “Creating and Sustaining Byron,” SAMLA 2014 (6/3/2014) - Below please see the CFP for the Byron Society of America’s affiliated panel at the South Atlantic MLA Conference, November 7-9, 2014. SAMLA is know for being a particularly vibrant regional MLA conference and takes place in Atlanta. This year’s conference theme is “Sustainability and the Humanities.” More information about the conference can be found here: https://samla.memberclicks.net/conference     CFP: “Creating […]