We are pleased to announce that our keynote speaker will be Professor Sharon Ruston. Professor Ruston is Chair in Romanticism in the Department of English and Creative Writing at Lancaster University, and her main research interests are in literature and science in the Romantic period. Her publications include Shelley and Vitality (2005), and Creating Romanticism: Case studies in the literature, science, and medicine of the 1790s (2013). She is currently co-editing the Collected Letters of Sir Humphry Davy and his Circle.
Professor Ruston will also take part in the expert panel alongside Sydney Padua and Richard Holmes.