Professor Nigel Leask FBA
Literature & culture of the 'long Romantic period', with a focus on empire, nation & travel writing. My recent focus is Scottish literature & thought 1750-1850, with a special emphasis on Robert Burns & his poetic & intellectual circle.
Regius Professor of English Language and Literature, University of Glasgow
Professor David Womersley FBA
English literature of the long eighteenth century, especially Gibbon, Swift, Burke and Johnson; sixteenth-century historiography and historical drama; the history of literary criticism; the theory and practice of textual editing
Professor Trevor Dadson FBA
The literature and the socio-economic, cultural and political history of 16th and 17th-century Spain; contemporary Spanish poetry; literary criticism, textual bibliography; the Moriscos