Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Thanks to everyone who came out to our first meeting yesterday! Meetings this semester will be held biweekly on Tuesdays at 4 pm in the Parker Library (inside BH 442). Here are the readings for the rest of the semester:
September 20: Horace Walpole’s play The Mysterious Mother (1768) & Edmund Burke's treatise A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful (1757)

October 4: Pierre Choderlos de Laclos novel Les Liaisons dangereuses (1782) [in French or in translation]

Sunday, October 9 at 3 pm: IU Cinema screening of 2012 Jin-Ho Hur directed Dangerous Liaisons

October 18: The first half of Frances Burney's novel Camilla (1796)

October 30 & 31: IU Cinema screening of NTL: Frankenstein

November 1: The second half of Frances Burney's novel Camilla (1796)

November 15: Henry Fielding's An Apology for the Life of Mrs. Shamela Andrews (1741)

Monday, April 4, 2016

William Godwin Discussion

Please join us to discuss two works of William Godwin: his "Essay on Sepulchres" (1809) and novel Fleetwood; or, The New Man of Feeling (1805). We will be meeting on Friday, April 15 at 2 pm at the Elm Heights Bloomingfoods. 

Friday, March 18, 2016

ASECS Workshop Date Change

To ensure greater attendance and more polished essay drafts, we've decided to reschedule our ASECS workshop meeting to Wednesday, March 23 at 2 pm at the Elm Heights Bloomingfoods. Looking forward to seeing you there!

Monday, March 14, 2016

Thanks to everyone who came out to our laboring poets discussion. We will be meeting again this Friday, March 18 at 2 pm at the Elm Heights Bloomingfoods to discuss the upcoming ASECS presentations of Tracey Hutchings-Goetz, Max Nagano, and Rachel Seiler-Smith.

After break, we will reconvene on April 8 to discuss William Godwin's "Treatise on Sepulchers" and his novel Fleetwood.

We are still open to suggestions for our final April reading, so if there's something else you want to read before finals, suggest it here!

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Friday, Feb 12: Night Thoughts & Sonnets

Thanks to all of you who came to our discussion of Orra! We'll be meeting again in about two weeks to discuss Edward Young's Night Thoughts and William Bowles' Fourteen Sonnets. Here are the links to electronic editions of these texts:

We'll be meeting once again at 2 pm at Bloomingfoods (Elm Heights) on the corner of 2nd and Henderson, where you can find free parking in the front & side of the building. Looking forward to it!

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Planning meeting + Orra

I hope you all had a fantastic break! Please join us this Friday, Jan 22 at 2pm at the Elm Height's Bloomingfoods (2nd Street between Dunn & Indiana) for our planning meeting. We'll talk about what we're going to read this semester after next week. 

Also, next Friday Jan 29 at 2pm (Elm Heights Bfoods) we will be meeting to (finally) discuss Joanna Baillie's Orra. It's a difficult play to find, so Grace has been kind enough to share a copy with all of us (Kate sent it out via email, so let her know if you need a copy -- 

Looking forward to seeing everyone!

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Our first meeting of the semester will be this Friday at 2 pm at the Elm Heights Bloomingfoods to discuss the term's schedule and readings. We will meet the following Friday (1/29) at 2 pm to discuss Joanna Baille's Orra, and we'll be done in time for Ian Duncan's talk at 3:30 pm.