A fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and Secretary of the British Society of Eighteenth Century Studies, Gary Day is the author or editor of over a dozen books. He is the general editor for the forthcoming Blackwells series on eighteenth century literature and culture and was, for a number of years columnist for the Times Higher, for which he still writes. As an educational consultant Gary was recently interviewed on national and local radio about the 2008 Sodexho Survey. He has judged national writing and debating competitions and is a frequent guest speaker at conferences on literary and cultural matters.
Tuesday 7 October 2008, 8.00pm Vibe Live
Poetry and radicalism
Eighteenth Century Literature and Culture (edited) due 2009
Literary Criticism: A New History (A THES book of the week) 2008
"I was amazed by the high quality of the Battle of Ideas 2007 and the intellectual excitement that it provoked."
Prof Malcolm Grant CBE, president and provost, University College London