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JOHNSON SOCIETY PROGRAMME

October 2017 – April 2018

7 October (please note change of date from 14 October)

2.30 pm Garrick, Johnson and Owning Shakespeare

Professor Tiffany Stern (Royal Holloway, University of London)

Chair: Christopher Broadhurst

18 November

1.00 pm Committee Meeting

2.30 pm Aleyn Lyell Reade: Young Sam’s Gleaner-in-Chief

Dr Ross Davies

Chair: Celine Luppo McDaid

9 December

12 noon. The Annual Commemoration at Westminster Abbey, by courtesy of the Dean and Chapter. A wreath will be laid on Johnson’s grave by Professor Philip Smallwood.

12.45 for 1.00 pm at St Ermin’s Hotel: the Society’s annual luncheon (see separate booking form).

3.00 pm The Richard Thrale Memorial Lecture: Johnson’s Compassion

Professor Philip Smallwood (Birmingham City University)

Chair: Dr Ilse Vickers

13 January

2.30 pm Benjamin Franklin in London: From British Royalist to American Patriot/Revolutionary

George Goodwin

Chair: Michael Bundock

10 February

12.30 pm: Committee Meeting

2.30 pm: Johnson’s Dictionary and English Literature

Professor John Mullan (University College London)

Chair: Miriam Al Jamil

10 March

1.30 pm Annual General Meeting

2.30 pm: “Flower of Cities All”

Colin Pinney

Chair: Christine Rees

14 April

2.30 pm Artist and Artisan in The European Magazine (1782-1826)

Miriam Al-Jamil

Chair: Christopher Ogden


Venue. All meetings (except in December) will be held at Wesley’s Chapel, 49 City Road, London, EC1, and commence at 2.30 pm. Nearest underground stations are Moorgate and Old Street (Exit 4). There is car parking in side streets.


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