WELCOME TO THE WEBSITE OF THE BURNEY SOCIETY UK
We aim to promote the work of the writer Frances Burney (1752-1840) her family and wider circle. We are a literary Society based in the UK but membership is open to anyone with an interest in the Burney family and their work. Members receive quarterly newsletters, back editions of which are available via the menu above. We have a close connection to the North American Burney Society and the Burney Centre at McGill University, Montreal. Our members also receive their Burney Letter and Burney Journal.
Livestream Reading of Frances Burney’s The Woman Hater on Monday 25 January 2021 at 7.30pm EDT (New York) (0.30 am Tuesday 26 January in UK) For details and tickets https://www.redbulltheater.
You may also be interested in the accompanying ‘Bull Session’ on The Woman Hater on Thursday, 28 January 2021, 7:30 PM EST LIVESTREAM. An interactive discussion of the play and its themes with director, Everett Quinton, scholar Tara K. Menon, and members of the company. https://www.redbulltheater.com/bull-session-the-woman-hater
2021- 2022 Burney Society UK Research Bursary
We are pleased to announce our 2021 – 2022 Research Bursary of £300 plus Burney Society UK Membership 2021-2022. The application deadline is 30th April 2021. The winner will be announced in June 2021 and the successful candidate will be expected to complete their research by mid-September and present their research paper at the AGM in late September 2022. For further details and downloadable application form please see Bursary page of this website.
Adventurous Wives Conference hosted by Chawton House 14-15 May 2021
Call for Papers deadline 1 March 2021
Flyer, contact information and CfP Link
For further information please see CfP Link
and for future updates follow Twitter @ AdventurousWivI
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