‘Jane Austen, Kent and the Curious Incident of the £10 Note’ is the title of an Open Lecture to be given by Dr Jennie Batchelor (Reader in Eighteenth Century Studies on Tuesday 2 June at 6.30pm in the Canterbury Cathedral Reading Room, Cathedral Archives and Library.
Dr Batchelor joined the School of English in 2004 after spending two years as the Chawton Postdoctoral Fellow in Women’s Writing at Chawton House Library and the University of Southampton.
She works and publishes in the long eighteenth century, focusing primarily on women’s writing, representations of gender, work, sexuality and the body, material culture studies and the eighteenth-century charity movement.
Recent publications include Women’s Work: Labour, Gender and Authorship, 1750-1830, Women and Material Culture and British Women’s Writing in the Long Eighteenth Century: Authorship, History, Politics.
Wine reception to follow. All welcome.
You can find out more at: www.kent.ac.uk/english/festivalofenglish