The Romantic Studies Association of Australasia (RSAA) presents


Romanticism: A HSC Study Day

Focusing on the NEW Romanticism Elective and texts (2015-2020) for

HSC English Extension 1



9.30am to 3.30pm

Saturday 28 FEBRUARY 2015

at the University of Sydney

(John Woolley Building, A20, off Science Road)


Registration costs: $60 (students and pre-service teachers)

$95 (teachers)

(no GST)

Costs include all food and drink


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Further enquiries:


Will Christie


Don Carter


Jackie Manuel




Led by

9.30 – 11.00am


The new Romanticism Elective in EE1 (2015-2020):

·       Syllabus requirements and rubric

·       New Prescriptions requirements and rubric

·       Assessment and examination requirements


·       Introduction to the period

·       Exploring the term Romanticism mean?

·       Why was/is the period significant?

·       Significant texts/figures


Ways of thinking

·       What does ‘Romantic ways of thinking’ mean?

·       What are these ways of thinking?

·       Paradigms of the period and their legacies



Dr Don Carter




Professor Will Christie




11.00 – 11.30am


Morning Tea





11.30am –1.00pm

Introducing the texts:


·      The Poetry of ST Coleridge

·       The Poetry of William Wordsworth

·       Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein




Professor Will Christie



Dr Don Carter



Professor Will Christie



1.00– 1.45pm





1.45 – 3.00pm


·       Mary Wollstonecraft


·       Bright Star





Associate Professor Jackie Manuel


3.00 – 3.30pm



Related Texts; Examinations; Q&A






Close and afternoon tea






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