Session 24 of our seminar took place on Wednesday 19th of March 2014 at the Université Paris Diderot (Salle 575F, 17h30-19h30).
Fariha Shaikh (King’s College London) gave a paper entitled “The Emigrant’s Letter: Geographies of Production and Consumption.” Her respondent was Pr. Elleke Boehmer (University of Oxford).
We worked with the following texts:
– Smith, Benjamin (ed.), Twenty-four Letters from Labourers in America to their Friends in England (London: Edward Rainford, 1829) 24 Letters
– Miles Ogborn and Charles W.J. Withers (eds), Geographies Of The Book (Farnham, UK: Ashgate, 2010) Geographies of the Book, introduction