Our next event will be a lecture by Prof. Anahid Nersessian (UCLA), entitled “Romantic Difficulty.”

When: April 12, 2018. Reception: 5:30pm. Lecture: 6pm.

Where: 725 Commonwealth Avenue (The College of Arts and Sciences), Room 132

The event is free and open to the public. All are welcome!


Past BARC events have included lectures by Ian Duncan (UC-Berkeley); Alan Richardson (Boston College); Deidre Shauna Lynch (Harvard University); a one-day symposium, Romanticism in the Atlantic World; and seminars led by Emily Rohrbach (U-Manchester) and Sara Guyer (U-Wisconsin).

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 barc@bu.edu.

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