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8-9 September 2022

St Hugh's College, Oxford

This AHRC-funded conference, organized by the R/18 Collective, marks the bicentenary of Elizabeth Inchbald’s death in 1821. Inchbald was the most prolific and successful playwright of late 18th-century Britain, as well as an actress, novelist, and drama critic. The conference will include a professional, script-in-hand performance of her 1788 farce, Animal Magnetism
 

Provisional Programme  |  Registration  |  Venue and accommodation  |  Performance

 
 

REGISTRATION

Both days: £90 (£50 for students, ECRs, or unemployed)

One day: £45 (£25 for students, ECRs, or unemployed)

Registration includes a sandwich lunch and tea and coffee. There is also an optional conference dinner on the evening of the 8th September. 

PLEASE REGISTER HERE

VENUE AND ACCOMMODATION

The conference will take place at St. Hugh's College, Oxford. St. Hugh's is one of the largest colleges in Oxford and its site to the north to the city is known for its extensive, tranquil gardens.

Delegates can book en-suite accommodation for the conference - available for the nights of 7th, 8th, and 9th September - at the College. Please follow this link to do so

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PERFORMANCE

As part of the conference, we will once again be teaming up with director Colin Blumenau and Creation Theatre to mount a script-in-hand performance of Inchbald's 1788 farce, Animal Magnetism.

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