Toronto Eighteenth Century Group, Department of English
Active on the UofT campus for almost 50 years, the Toronto Eighteenth-Century Group (TECG) promotes interdisciplinary knowledge of long eighteenth-century literature and culture by inviting visiting scholars, local faculty, and graduate students to present their research in a collegial environment. Membership is open to faculty, graduate students, and independent scholars from across the GTA. Visitors are always welcome. We hope you will join us!
TECG Events 2019-2020
***All events will take place at 7:15 p.m., Room 616, Jackman Humanities Building (170 St. George Street, Toronto, M5R 2M8).***
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Noelle Gallagher, Senior Lecturer, English and American Studies, University of Manchester
“The Good News About Pox”
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Nick Rogers, Distinguished Research Professor, Department of History, York University
“Murder on the Middle Passage: The Trial of Captain Kimber, 1792”
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Ellen Lockhart, Assistant Profeessor, Faculty of Music, University of Toronto
“Wolves in the Scale: Hearing Nature in Late Eighteenth-Century Music”
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Valerie Traub, Adrienne Rich Distinguished University Professor of English & Women's Studies, University of Michigan
“Mapping Sex Across the Globe”
Registration is not required. For further information, please contact the Department of English at (416) 978-3190.
Graduate Student Reading Group
Local grad students in eighteenth-century studies have formed a reading group,
which meets before each TECG talk to discuss a reading recommended by the speaker. New members are always welcome!
For more information, please contact: Michael Reid