Prof Brycchan Carey

Position: Professor
School: Humanities
Email: B.Carey@kingston.ac.uk
Extension: 62908
Location: Room Pr.Hh.1003, Penrhyn Road
Website: http://www.brycchancarey.com

Educational and professional qualifications

2003 Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education , Kingston University London
2000 PhD: The Rhetoric of Sensibility: Argument, Sentiment, and Slavery in the Late Eighteenth Century , Queen Mary, University of London
1996 MA in 'Modern English Studies: Writing and Society, 1700-1820' , Queen Mary, University of London
1995 BA English and History , Goldsmiths' College, University of London

Professional experience (post-1990)

2006 - present Reader in English Literature, Kingston University London
2001 - 2006 Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in English Literature, Kingston University London

Research areas

English: English Literature and Culture in the Long Eighteenth Century

Funding

2002 Kingston University: Kingston University Research Investment Fund
Result: Six Month Research Leave Granted
2003 British Academy: 'British Conference Grant'; 'Overseas Conference Grant'
Result: Both Granted
2004 British Academy: 'Overseas Conference Grant'
Result: Granted
2005 British Academy: 'British Conference Grant'; 'Overseas Conference Grant'
Result: Both Granted
2005 HEFCE: Promising Researcher Fellowship Scheme
Result: One Year Research Leave Granted
2007 British Academy: 'Overseas Conference Grant'
Result: Granted

International connections

Member of Society of Early Americanists
Member of Society of Early Caribbeanists
Research Associate, McNeil Center for Early American Studies, University of Pennsylvania, 2005-6.

Professional activity

A complete CV can be viewed at www.brycchancarey.com/cv.htm

Research outputs

Number of items: 82.

Article

Carey, Brycchan (2008) Introduction: slavery and antislavery. Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies, 31(2), pp. 191-196. ISSN (print) 1754-0194

Carey, Brycchan (2007) The Pennsylvanian origins of British abolitionism. The Historian, 93, pp. 6-11. ISSN (print) 0265-1076

Carey, Brycchan (2007) "The Power that Giveth Liberty and Freedom'': The Barbadian origins of Quaker antislavery rhetoric, 1657-76. ARIEL, 38(1), pp. 27-48. ISSN (print) 0004-1327

Carey, Brycchan [Reviewer] (2007) Slavers. Book Review of: 'The British transatlantic slave trade' edited by Kenneth Morgan. History Workshop Journal, 64(1), pp. 382-389. ISSN (print) 1363-3554

Carey, Brycchan (2007) Teaching & learning guide for: slavery and romanticism. Literature Compass, 4(6), pp. 1683-1688. ISSN (online) 1741-4113

Carey, Brycchan (2007) The depictions of the slave trade in children's books. Books for Keeps(166), pp. 3-5. ISSN (print) 0143-909X

Carey, Brycchan (2006) Slavery and Romanticism. Literature Compass, 3(3), pp. 397-408. ISSN (online) 1741-4113

Carey, Brycchan (2004) John Wesley's "Thoughts upon Slavery" and the language of the heart. The Bulletin of the John Rylands University Library of Manchester, 86(2/3), pp. 269-284. ISSN (print) 0301-102X

Carey, Brycchan (2003) Olaudah Equiano: an African slave in Guernsey. The Review, 59(2), pp. 47-50. ISSN (print) 0954-0210

Carey, Brycchan (2003) 'The extraordinary negro': Ignatius Sancho, Joseph Jekyll and the problem of biography. British Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies, 26(1), pp. 1-13. ISSN (print) 0141-867X

Book

Carey, Brycchan (2012) From peace to freedom: Quaker rhetoric and the birth of American antislavery 1657-1761. New Haven, U.S. : Yale University Press. 257p. ISBN 9780300180770

Carey, Brycchan and Kitson, Peter J., eds. (2007) Slavery and the cultures of abolition: essays marking the bicentennial of the British Abolition Act of 1807. Cambridge : D.S. Brewer. 227p. (Essays and studies in Romanticism) ISSN (print) 0071-1357 ISBN 9781843841203

Carey, Brycchan (2005) British abolitionism and the rhetoric of sensibility: writing, sentiment, and slavery 1760-1807. Basingstoke, UK : Palgrave Macmillan. 248p. ISBN 1403946264

Carey, Brycchan , Ellis, Markman and Salih, Sara, eds. (2004) Discourses of slavery and abolition: Britain and its colonies, 1760-1838. Basingstoke, UK : Palgrave Macmillan. 237p. ISBN 1403916470

Book Section

Carey, Brycchan (2013) To force a tear: British abolitionism and the eighteenth-century London stage. In: Ahern, Stephen, (ed.) Affect and abolition in the Anglo-Atlantic, 1770-1830. Farnham, U.K. : Ashgate Publishing. pp. 109-128. ISBN 9781409455615

Carey, Brycchan (2012) Slavery and abolition. In: Lynch, Jack, (ed.) Samuel Johnson in context. Cambridge, U.K. : Cambridge University Press. pp. 352-359. (Literature in context) ISBN 9780521190107

Carey, Brycchan (2012) 'The worse than Negro barbarity of the populace': Ignatius Sancho witnesses the Gordon riots. In: Haywood, Ian and Seed, John, (eds.) The Gordon Riots and British Culture. Cambridge, U.K. : Cambridge University Press. pp. 144-161. ISBN 9780521195423

Carey, Brycchan (2011) A stronger muse: classical influences on eighteenth-century abolitionist poetry. In: Hall, Edith , Alston, Richard and McConnell, Justine, (eds.) Ancient Slavery and Abolition: From Hobbes to Hollywood. Oxford, U.K. : Oxford University Press. pp. 125-152. (Classical Presences) ISBN 9780199574674

Carey, Brycchan (2010) Inventing a culture of anti-slavery: Pennsylvanian Quakers and the Germantown protest of 1688. In: Kaplan, Cora and Oldfield, John, (eds.) Imagining transatlantic slavery. Basingstoke, U.K. : Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 17-32. ISBN 9780230578203

Carey, Brycchan (2010) Slavery, empire, race. In: Higgins, David and Ruston, Sharon, (eds.) Teaching Romanticism. Basingstoke, U.K. : Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 75-87. (Teaching the new English) ISBN 9780230224858

Carey, Brycchan (2009) Hermione and the house elves revisited: J.K. Rowling, antislavery campaigning, and the politics of Potter. In: Anatol, Giselle Liza, (ed.) Reading Harry Potter again: new critical essays. Santa Barbara, U.S. : ABC-CLIO. pp. 159-173. ISBN 9780313361975

Carey, Brycchan and Kitson, Peter J. (2007) Introduction. In: Carey, Brycchan and Kitson, Peter J., (eds.) Slavery and the cultures of abolition: essays marking the bicentennial of the British Abolition Act of 1807. Cambridge : D.S. Brewer. pp. 1-10. (Essays and studies in Romanticism) ISSN (print) 0071-1357 ISBN 9781843841203

Carey, Brycchan (2005) 'Accounts of savage nations': The Spectator and the Americas. In: Newman, Donald J., (ed.) The Spectator: Emerging Discourses. Newark : University of Delaware Press. pp. 129-149. ISBN 9780874139105

Carey, Brycchan (2005) Ignatius Sancho. In: Clark, Robert, (ed.) The literary encyclopedia. Norwich, U.K. : The Literary Dictionary Company Limited. ISSN (online) 1747-678X

Carey, Brycchan (2005) William Wilberforce. In: Clark, Robert, (ed.) The literary encyclopedia. Norwich, U.K. : The Literary Dictionary Company Limited. ISSN (online) 1747-678X

Carey, Brycchan (2004) Day, Thomas 1748-1789: British essayist, novelist, and poet. In: Murray, Christopher John, (ed.) Encyclopedia of the Romantic era, 1760-1850. London, U.K. : Fitzroy Dearborn. pp. 265-266. ISBN 1579584233

Carey, Brycchan and Salih, Sara (2004) Introduction. In: Carey, Brycchan , Ellis, Markman and Salih, Sara, (eds.) Discourses of slavery and abolition: Britain and its colonies, 1760-1838. Basingstoke, UK : Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 1-8. ISBN 1403916470

Carey, Brycchan (2004) Slavery and emancipation. In: Murray, Christopher John, (ed.) Encyclopedia of the Romantic era, 1760-1850. London, U.K. : Fitzroy Dearborn. pp. 1057-1059. ISBN 1579584225

Carey, Brycchan (2004) Yearsley, Ann 1752-1806: British poet, dramatist, and novelist. In: Murray, Christopher John, (ed.) Encyclopedia of the Romantic era, 1760-1850. London, U.K. : Fitzroy Dearborn. pp. 1239-1240. ISBN 1579584225

Carey, Brycchan (2004) 'The hellish means of killing and kidnapping': Ignatius Sancho and the campaign against the 'abominable traffic for slaves'. In: Carey, Brycchan , Ellis, Markman and Salih, Sara, (eds.) Discourses of slavery and abolition: Britain and its colonies, 1760-1838. Basingstoke, UK : Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 81-95. ISBN 1403916470

Carey, Brycchan (2003) Hermione and the house elves: the literary and historical context of J.K.Rowling's Anti-slavery Campaign. In: Anatol, Giselle Liza, (ed.) Reading Harry Potter: critical essays. Westport, Conn., U.S. : Greenwood Press. pp. 103-115. (Contributions to the Study of Popular Culture, no. 78) ISSN (print) 0198-9871 ISBN 0313320675

Carey, Brycchan (2003) William Wilberforce's sentimental rhetoric: parliamentary reportage and the abolition speech of 1789. In: Korshin, Paul J and Lynch, Jack, (eds.) The Age of Johnson: a scholarly annual. New York, NY, U.S. : AMS Press. pp. 281-305. ISBN 9780404627645

Carey, Brycchan (2001) Sancho, Ignatius 1729-1780: Afro-British letter writer. In: Jolly, Margaretta, (ed.) Encyclopedia of life writing: autobiographical and biographical forms. London, U.K. : Fitzroy Dearborn. pp. 775-776. ISBN 157958232X

Conference or Workshop Item

Carey, Brycchan (2013) From peace to freedom: Quaker rhetoric and the birth of American antislavery 1657-1761. In: British Group in Early American History Annual Meeting 2013 “Conflict-Resolution-Conflict”; 05 - 07 Sep 2013, Norwich, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Carey, Brycchan (2013) Wetland or parkland? Ecocritical approaches to Oliver Goldsmith’s 'Deserted village'. In: Ecological encounters: agency, identity, interactions; 29 - 31 Aug 2013, Guildford, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Carey, Brycchan (2012) From peace to freedom: colonial Quakers and the origins of the Antislavery International, 1657–1758. In: Centre for the Study of International Slavery seminar; 08 May 2012, Liverpool, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Carey, Brycchan (2012) From wheatfield to wetland: the ecology of Auburn in Oliver Goldsmith's deserted village. In: British Society for Eighteenth Century Studies 41st Annual Conference: Landscapes & Environments; 04-06 Jan 2012, Oxford, U.K..

Carey, Brycchan (2012) 'To Friends beyond sea’, or, how London Quakers and Philadelphia Quakers played politics by mail. In: 43rd Annual Meeting of the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies; 22-24 Mar 2012, San Antonio, U.S.. (Unpublished)

Carey, Brycchan (2012) The grief of Divers Friends, or, how eighteenth-century Quakers turned against slavery. In: Buckinghamshire Historical Association Lecture; 15 Feb 2012, Aylesbury, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Carey, Brycchan (2011) We are against. In: Joseph S. Schick Lecture; 20 Jan 2011, Terre Haute, Indiana, U.S.. (Unpublished)

Carey, Brycchan (2011) When no man was his own: the Carribean as transformative space in the writings of Ralph Sandiford and Benjamin Lay. In: 42nd Annual Meeting of the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies; 17 -19 Mar 2012, Vancouver, Canada. (Unpublished)

Carey, Brycchan (2011) The grief of Divers Friends: Quaker rhetoric and the origins of the Transatlantic antislavery movement. In: 13th International Congress for Eighteenth Century Studies; 25 - 29 Jul 2011, Graz, Austria. (Unpublished)

Carey, Brycchan (2010) Charting the origins of the discourse of antislavery: Quaker debate in the 1690s. In: Quakers and Slavery, 1657-1865: An International Interdisciplinary Conference; 04 - 06 Nov 2010, Philadelphia, U.S.. (Unpublished)

Carey, Brycchan [Speaker] (2010) How American Quakers took the first stand against slavery. In: Kingston Reader's Festival; 15 May 2010, Kingston upon Thames, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Carey, Brycchan (2010) Outer space on the London stage: Aphra Behn's 'Emperor of the Moon'. In: Literary London 2010 : Representations of London in Literature; 07 - 09 Jul 2010, London, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Carey, Brycchan (2010) 'These poor afflicted, tormented miserable slaves!': Quaker discussions of the feelings of slaves in early Philadelphia. In: 41st Annual Meeting of the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies; 18 - 21 Mar 2010, Alberquerque, New Mexico. (Unpublished)

Carey, Brycchan (2010) Voices in the wilderness or a loud conversation? Rethinking the early Quaker debate about slavery. In: Quaker History Group Meeting; 26 Oct 2010, London, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Carey, Brycchan [Speaker] (2010) "The power that giveth liberty and freedom": uncovering the origins of the Quaker Antislavery International. In: Hull and East Riding Interfaith talks; 18 Feb 2010, Hull, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Carey, Brycchan (2009) Abolishing the slave trade on the London stage 1760-1807. In: Lunchtime talk; 19 Mar 2009, London, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Carey, Brycchan [Speaker] (2009) Three centuries of (imaginary) interplanetary exploration. In: Kingston Reader's Festival; 23 Apr - 22 May 2009, Kingston upon Thames, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Carey, Brycchan (2009) "We contradict and are against this traffick of men-body": re-reading the first protest against the slave trade, Germantown, 1688. In: English seminar; 25 Nov 2009, St Andrews, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Carey, Brycchan (2009) "You surpass Holland and Germany in this thing": remembering the 1688 Germantown antislavery protest. In: Black Knowledges, black struggles, civil rights: transnational perspectives. 8th International Conference of the Collegium for African American Research; 25 - 29 Mar 2009, Bremen, Germany. (Unpublished)

Carey, Brycchan (2008) “Equiano was a Christian? Who knew?”: Re-reading secular histories of the British abolition movement. In: Postsecular Britain? Religion, secularity, and cultural agency : Annual Conference of the German Association for the Study of British Cultures; 20 - 22 Nov 2008, Oldenburg, Germany. (Unpublished)

Carey, Brycchan (2008) The Moon and America: an early modern conflation. In: Trips to the Moon & behond: Lucian to NASA; 15 Dec 2008, London, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Carey, Brycchan (2008) Olaudah Equiano and the trauma of slavery. In: Writing and Trauma: a Literary Symposium; 28 May 2008, Kingston upon Thames, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Carey, Brycchan (2008) 'The most cruel and ridiculous confusion': Ignatius Sancho and the Gordon riots. In: Literary London 2008 : Representations of London in literature; 02-04 July 2008, London, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Carey, Brycchan (2008) A quiet rhetoric? Uncovering the origins of the Quaker Antislavery International. In: Queens' Arts Seminar; 29 Oct 2008, Cambridge, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Carey, Brycchan (2008) 'The worse than Negro barbarity of the populace': Ignatius Sancho witnesses the Gordon Riots. In: The Gordon Riots and British Culture; 02 Jul 2008, London, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Carey, Brycchan (2007) Abolition before abolitionism in Quaker Pennsylvania. In: Abolitions, 1807-2007: ending the slave trade in the Transatlantic world; 12 - 14 Apr 2007, York, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Carey, Brycchan (2007) Alice Curwen in Barbados: a seventeenth-century abolitionist? In: Interrogations of freedom: memories, meanings, migrations : fourth biennial conference of the Association for the Study of the Worldwide African Diaspora; 09 - 12 Oct 2007, Cave Hill, Barbados. (Unpublished)

Carey, Brycchan (2007) Anti slavery on the 18th century stage. In: Literary London 2007 : Representations of London in Literature; 19 - 20 Jul 2007, London, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Carey, Brycchan (2007) Black London in the age of slavery. In: Black London in the age of slavery; 25 Sep 2007, Kingston upon Thames, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Carey, Brycchan (2007) Cultures of abolitionism. In: The Transatlantic Slave Trade; 15 Mar - 10 May 2007, London, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Carey, Brycchan (2007) Did Germantown make a difference? Uncovering the origins of Quaker antislavery. In: Slavery: unfinished business; 16 - 19 May 2007, Hull, U.K..

Carey, Brycchan (2007) Inventing a culture of anti-slavery: Pennsylvanian Quakers and the Germantown protest of 1688. In: Imagining transatlantic slavery; 16 - 17 Mar 2007, Southampton, U.K..

Carey, Brycchan (2007) Lost protests, hidden watermarks, and suspiciously neat handwriting: abolitionism in manuscript. In: A triangular traffic: a symposium on literature, slavery and the archive; 02 - 03 Nov 2007, Dundee, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Carey, Brycchan (2007) Modern solutions to an ancient problem: abolishing the British slave trade. In: Imagining slavery: celebrating abolition; 17 - 18 Dec 2007, London, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Carey, Brycchan (2007) New worlds and outer spaces: America and the moon in seventeenth-century literature. In: Colonial and Postcolonial Spaces; 06 - 07 Sep 2007, Kingston upon Thames, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Carey, Brycchan (2007) Slavery and the slave trade. In: Kingston Reader's Festival; 23 Apr - 24 May 2007, Kingston Upon Thames, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Carey, Brycchan (2006) New worlds: voyaging the cislunar and transatlantic spaces of the mind. In: SCSECS 2006; 23 - 26 Feb 2006, Cocoa Beach, Florida. (Unpublished)

Carey, Brycchan (2006) Teaching literary London in the suburbs. In: Teaching London; 03 - 04 Nov 2006, London, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Carey, Brycchan (2005) One world, two lenses: contrasting classical and biblical approaches to antique slavery in the late-eighteenth-century abolition debate. In: Imitation et invention au Siecle des Lumieres = Imitation and invention in the Eighteenth Century; 19 - 22 Oct 2005, Quebec, Canada. (Unpublished)

Carey, Brycchan (2005) "Some good ballads to be sung about the streets": William Cowper's campaign against the slave trade. In: Literary London 2005 : Representations of London in literature; 14-16 July 2005, Kingston Upon Thames, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Carey, Brycchan (2004) Friends, Methodists, and good Samaritans: sentiment and faith in the eighteenth-century debate over the slave trade. In: Restoration to reform: 1660-1832 : British literary, social, cultural, itellectual, and political history in the long eighteenth century; 29 Nov 2004, Oxford, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Carey, Brycchan (2004) Olaudah Equiano and the Channel Islands slave trade. In: Displacement, Relocation, Identity: Revisioning Histories of Slavery and Empire; 03 Mar 2004, Newcastle upon Tyne, U.K..

Carey, Brycchan (2004) Ridiculous prejudices and foolish distinctions: Thomas Day and the Children's Campaign Against Slavery. In: Romantic-Era Writing for Children; 29 May 2004, London, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Carey, Brycchan (2004) 'That's for tourists': teaching London literature to Londoners. In: North American Conference on British Studies in conjunction with the Mid-Atlantic Conference on British Studies Annual Meeting; 29 - 31 Oct 2004, Philadelphia, U.S.. (Unpublished)

Carey, Brycchan (2002) "My dying eyes o'erflow": sentimental poetry and the abolition of the slave trade. In: Corvey Project Research seminar; 01 Nov 2002, Sheffield, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Carey, Brycchan (2001) Inventing a poetics of antislavery: Thomas Day and John Bicknell's 'The dying Negro'. In: Discourses of slavery and abolition: writing in Britain and its Colonies, 1660-1838; 06 - 07 Apr 2001, London, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Carey, Brycchan [Speaker] (2000) "This extraordinary negro": Johnsonian biography, slave narrative and Joseph Jekyll's Life of Ignatius Sancho. In: Centre for Life History Research: Tuesday Lunchtime Seminar Series; 29 Feb 2000, Brighton, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Carey, Brycchan (1999) The Jekyllian fallacy: disentangling Sancho's life from Jekyll's life. In: Ignatius Sancho: sensibility and abolition; 20 Mar 1999, London, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Sound Recording

Carey, Brycchan [Interviewee] and Cook, Sue [Interviewer] (2004) Oloudah Equiano: former slave, abolitionist and writer. (Radio interview). London, U.K. : BBC.

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