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Maria Edgeworth 250

Friday, 7 December – Saturday, 8 December 2018

Maria Edgeworth 250

To  mark  the  250th  anniversary  of  the  birth  of  Maria  Edgeworth,   the School of English, the Long Room Hub, and the National Library of Ireland will host a conference examining her  life  and  writing  across  its  full range and  scope. As  well as  papers  that  address  Edgeworth’s  innovative writing  for  the  young,  her  essays  on education and  her  ambitious  and original novels,  there will also be papers that discuss  the  wider  intellectual, social  and  political  world  of  the  Edgeworth  family.

Please not the morning session on Friday the 7th Dec takes place in the Mhairtin Ui Chadhain Theatre, 2041B Arts Building. moving to the Trinity long room hub at 2pm.
Full schedule here

Campus LocationTrinity Long Room Hub Arts and Humanities Research Institute
Accessibility: Yes
Room: Neill Lecture Theatre
Research Theme: Identities in Transformation, Manuscript, Book and Print Culture
Event Category: Alumni, Arts and Culture, Conferences, Library, Public
Type of Event: One-time event
Audience: Undergrad, Postgrad, Alumni, Faculty & Staff, Public
Cost: Free

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