Scottish Heroes and Villains: The First Symposium – Speakers

Plenary – Graeme Morton, ‘On Wallace’

Plus, The JOOT Theatre Company presents: Poetry from the Great War 


Speakers (in alphabetical order)

Ingibjörg Ágústsdóttir, ‘Ruthlessly Ambitious Rogue or Scotland’s Forgotten Braveheart? Contemporary Portrayals of the Earl of Bothwell and his Role in Mary Stuart’s Demise’

Jayne Baldwin, ‘Mary Timney The Last Woman to be Publicly Hanged in Scotland’

Martyn Colebrook, ‘James Robertson’s The Fanatic

Jo George, ‘John Pikeryng’s Horestes: Teaching Scotland a Lesson’

Arianna Introna, ‘Unwanted Representatives of the Nation? A Comparative Analysis of the “Missing Scotland” in Scottish Literature and Indyref Culture’

Derek Janes, ‘“The Most Treacherous of all the Contraband Tribe” The Smuggler in SE Scotland c. 1750 – 1790’

Lindsay Jones, ‘The Royal Anti-Hero: Mary Queen of Scots in Pikeryng’s Horestes and Shakespeare’s Richard II’

Murdo Macdonald, ‘Ossian as International Hero’

Chris Murray, ‘“You must suffer me to go my own dark way”: Adaptations of Jekyll and Hyde in Comics’

Glenda Norquay, ‘Mirroring Villainy: Robert Louis Stevenson’s Last Novels’

Derek Patrick, ‘On the Duke of Hamilton’

Diane Purkiss, ‘Andro Man, Thomas Rymour, and the Witch Trials’

David Robb, ‘Robert Louis Stevenson and the Romance of Terror’

Len Wanner, ‘Heroism in the Work of Ian Rankin’

Tim Worth, ‘Scottish Villainy and Heroism in Late Eighteenth-Century Satirical Prints’

Jihan Zakarriya, ‘Otherness, Nationalism and Political Compromise in Contemporary Scottish Novel: Heroism as a form of Humanistic Activism’


Call for papers

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