The Wordsworth-Coleridge Association Lunch

Friday, January 4, 2019

11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.


The Wordsworth-Coleridge Association is sponsoring a festive lunch at the 2019 convention of the Modern Language Association in Chicago. This event is co-sponsored by the John Clare Society of North America.

Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery, ChicagoThe lunch will begin with a cash bar at 11:30 a.m. and the main course served about noon on Friday, January 4, at Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery, 1 West Grand Avenue, Chicago. The lunch is open to members and non-members of the Association and the MLA. All are welcome to attend.

Advance reservations are requested by December 30. Please remit $35 per person using the credit card payment link below. Credit card payment is preferred, but payments by personal check are also welcome.

This annual lunch is always a social high-point of the MLA Convention, and we are delighted to host a festive gathering of British and European Romanticists of all stripes, along with your friends, students and colleagues of all humanistic persuasions. We promise no boring speeches, just friendly conversation, excellent company and delicious American fare!

John Clare Society of North America has kindly agreed to accept advance payments for the lunch by credit card or check, as noted below. For questions or further information about your payment, email:

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