Robert Burns: At Home and Abroad Conference

Published: 12 January 2013

Robert Burns: At Home and Abroad Conference, Western Infirmary Lecture Theatre at the University of Glasgow, on Saturday 12 January 2013, 9 am - 5:30 pm

A One-Day Conference Organised by the Centre for Robert Burns Studies

Saturday 12th January 2013, 9:00am – 5:30pm

University of Glasgow, Western Infirmary Lecture Theatre

9.00am – 5.30pm

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University of Glasgow Annual Robert Burns Conference Schedule

Registration with tea and coffee: 9.00-9.30
9.30-9.40 Welcome & Introduction
9.40-10.10 Alan Reid, ‘Fresh insight into Robert Burns’s time at Mossgiel Farm’
10.10-10.40 Peter Kormylo & Hanna Dyka, ‘Robert Burns – the Ukranian Translations’
10.40-11.10 Tea & coffee
11.10-11.40 David Purdie, ‘The Revised Maurice Lindsay Burns Encyclopedia
11.40-12.10 Pauline Mackay, The Burns Scotland lecture. ‘Robert Burns and Clarinda: The Objects of the Affair’
12.30-1.30 Lunch
1.30-2.00 Music with Bill Adair
2.00-2.30 Frank Shaw, ‘The History of Atlanta Burns Club’
2.30-3.00 Michael Morris, 'Robert Burns and the Caribbean'
3.00-3.30 Tea & coffee
3.30-4.00 Chris Rollie, ‘The Scott Douglas Manuscripts: Recently Discovered Material on Burns’
4.00-4.45 Nigel Leask, ‘Burns Prose in the new Oxford Edition’
4.45-5.15 Questions to the speakers from the gathering

First published: 12 January 2013