Thomas Lockwood

Fall 2014 Katz Lecture
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 7:00pm
Kane Hall, Room 210

UW professor Thomas Lockwood (English) will deliver the Fall Katz lecture on the work of Jonathan Swift. A scholar of the Restoration and eighteenth-century British literature, Lockwood’s areas of interest include the rise of the novel, theater history, periodical journalism, and print history.  He is known internationally for his research on the works of novelist and playwright Henry Fielding and is editor of three volumes of Fielding’s plays, published by Oxford University Press between 2004 and 2011. The third volume of this series won the 2013 Patten Award from Studies in English Literature for best recent contribution to British Restoration and eighteenth-century studies. Lockwood is working on a book, Lowlife: Representations of Social Inferiority in Britain, 1660-1830, as well as a volume onThe Life of Jonathan Swift for the Blackwell “Critical Biography” series. He is also part of the Textual Studies Program faculty at the UW.