WSC 2020 – Keynote Lecturers

We’re delighted to offer a preview of the distinguished lecturers who will be presenting at the 50th anniversary Wordsworth Summer Conference, 10-20 August 2020

WSC 2019 – Photo Recap

Here are some of the photographic highlights of this year’s conference, as well as the dates for the WSC 2020

WSC 2019 – Conference Lecturers

We’re delighted to offer a preview of our distinguished Conference Lecturers who will be presenting at the Wordsworth Summer Conference, 5-15 August 2019

WSC Bicentenary Review: Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein on Stage

Peggy Webling’s Frankenstein Dorian Gieseler Greenbaum This year at the Wordsworth Summer Conference, Bruce Graver and I offered a topic somewhat different from the usual fare. In this year of the 200th anniversary of Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin Shelley’s publication of Frankenstein, we presented a slice of its aftermath in literature and modern culture: the woman…

WSC 2018 – New! 12 bursaries of £400 each available for PostGrad/PostDoc scholars!

The Wordsworth Conference Foundation announces The 47th Wordsworth Summer Conference, 2018 Monday 6 August to Thursday 16 August at Rydal Hall, Cumbria The 2018 Wordsworth Summer Conference at elegant Rydal Hall will be the 47th since Richard Wordsworth’s inaugural conference gathering in 1970. This year we continue the format pioneered by Richard, mingling lectures, papers and lively academic debate…

WSC 2018 – Call For Papers & Bursary Applications

The Wordsworth Conference Foundation announces The 47th Wordsworth Summer Conference, 2018 Monday 6 August to Thursday 16 August at Rydal Hall, Cumbria The 2018 Wordsworth Summer Conference at elegant Rydal Hall will be the 47th since Richard Wordsworth’s inaugural conference gathering in 1970. This year we continue the format pioneered by Richard, mingling lectures, papers and lively academic debate…

WSC 2017 – Highlights

The ten-day WSC 2017 was a blast! Many thanks to all participants at this year’s Wordsworth Summer Conference – for your brilliant papers, conversations, conviviality – and good cheer in the occasional downpour of rain. Also, thanks to those of you who pitched into purchasing at the auction – as you know, we raised £600…