Prof. Colin Kidd wins Carnegie Grant for ‘Literature & Union’

Colin KiddProf. Colin Kidd has been awarded a Carnegie Larger Grant to fund a series of four workshops in St Andrews on the theme of Literature and Union.

The four workshops will explore the topics of ‘1603 and 1707: Literary Contexts, Consequences and Comparisons’, ‘Smollett, Johnson and the Literary Battle of Britain c. 1760-1776’, ‘Scott, Rosebery, and Literary Patriotism within the Union’ and ‘The Triumph of Nationalist Rhetoric from MacDiarmid to the Present’.

The Literature and Union workshops will lead to the publication of a volume of essays on Literature and the Union. Prof. Kidd‘s workshops are warmly welcomed to the programme of events hosted by the Institute of Scottish Historical Research and the new Institute of Intellectual History.

About standrewshistory
With over forty fulltime members of staff researching and teaching on European, American and Asian history from the dawn of the Middle Ages to the present day, the School of History at the University of St Andrews has one of the finest faculty and diverse teaching programmes of any School of History in the English speaking world. The School boasts expertise in Mediaeval and Modern History, from Scotland to Byzantium and the Americas to South Asia. Thematic interests include religious history, urban history, transnationalism, historiography and nationalism. The School of History prides itself on small group teaching, allowing for in-depth study and supervision tailored to secure the best from each student. Cutting edge research combined with teaching excellence offer a dynamic and intellectually stimulating environment for the study of History.

One Response to Prof. Colin Kidd wins Carnegie Grant for ‘Literature & Union’

  1. Pingback: Literature and Union Workshop, Friday 23rd May | St Andrews School of History

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