Boston Area Romanticist Colloquium

Please join us for our next event, “Romanticism In a New Key: A Symposium in Honor of Jerome McGann.” Registration is free and open to the public: click HERE. The schedule has now been posted.


Speakers: Luisa Calè, James Chandler, Paul Keen, Jon Klancher, Marjorie Levinson, Michelle Levy, Meredith McGill, Alan Richardson, Jeffrey Robinson, Jane Stabler, and Andy Stauffer.

With special guest Jerome J. McGann.

April 5-6, 2019

Colloquium Room, Photonics Center

Boston University

8 St. Mary’s Street, Boston MA 02215

Past BARC events have included lectures by Anahid Nersessian (UCLA); Ian Duncan (UC-Berkeley); Alan Richardson (Boston College); Deidre Shauna Lynch (Harvard University); a one-day symposium, Romanticism in the Atlantic World; seminars led by Emily Rohrbach (U-Manchester) and Sara Guyer (U-Wisconsin); and a roundtable, “Teaching Romantic Lyric,” with Charles Mahoney (University of Connecticut), J. Jennifer Jones (University of Rhode Island), Emily Sun (Barnard College), and Carmen Faye Mathes (University of South Florida).

BARC is a friendly organization of teachers, scholars, and other interested parties who meet regularly to discuss Romantic Literature and its legacies. BARC is organized by a team of local Romanticists:

Charles Rzepka, Boston University
Joseph Rezek, Boston University
Jonathan Mulrooney, The College of the Holy Cross

For more information about the group, or to be added to our listserv, email

The Boston Area Romanticist Colloquium is supported by the Boston University Center for the Humanities, Studies in Romanticism, the Boston University Department of English, the College of the Holy Cross, and Boston College.