Bolton School of The Arts
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Ellisse Vernon | BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing
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Dr Kim Edwards Keates is Lecturer in English, having joined the School of the Arts in 2016. Prior to this, she taught at Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool Hope University and the University of Liverpool. Her research interests include Victorian Studies and the writing of Charles Dickens. Kim is co-editor of a collection of essays (with Jane Ford and Patricia Pulham) titled Economies of Desire at the Victorian Fin de Siècle: Libidinal Lives (Routledge, 2016), and is special guest co-editor of the Victorian Periodicals Review “Digital Pedagogies” issue (with Clare Horrocks, 2015). She has published on Dickens and is Bibliographer to Dickens Quarterly.
Kim also co-organised a major international conference with colleagues in the School of the Arts, 'Whitman 200', celebrating the bicentenary of Walt Whitman's birth and his connections with the Bolton Whitmanites, which was hosted in May 2019.