Keats and Mythology (1819-2019) Rome, 22-23 February 2019

Friday, February 22, 2019

Keats and Mythology (1819-2019)

Rome, 22-23 February 2019

This conference celebrating the bicentenary of Keats’s annus mirabilis, 1819, is organised by the Keats-Shelley Memorial Association in collaboration with the Société d'Études du Romantisme Anglais and hosted at the British School at Rome with tours of the Keats-Shelley House and Non-Catholic Cemetery. The conference is supported by the Keats-Shelley Association of America’s Romantic Bicentennials fund and organised by Giuseppe Albano, Curator/Director of the Keats-Shelley House, Caroline Bertonèche, from the University of Grenoble Alpes and President of the SERA (Société d’Études du Romantisme Anglais), and Maria Valentini from the University of Cassino and Chair of the Keats-Shelley Memorial Association in Rome.

All papers will be given on Friday 22nd February, and participants remaining in Rome on Saturday 23rd February will be invited to take part in special tours of the Non-Catholic Cemetery, where Keats and Shelley are buried, and of the Keats-Shelley House, Keats’s final dwelling place, in order to mark the anniversary of Keats’s death.

The conference includes the premiere performance of Bright Stars, a musical and literary performance by Rory Stuart.

All speakers and attendees must register in advance by contacting  / +39 06 678 42 35

Registration fee €50

For more information about the programme, please click HERE.