Nicole Pohl works on eighteenth-century English literature with a particular interest in women's letters and literature, European Enlightenment and European literary networks. Her other research area is utopias and utopianism.
Nicole Pohl has published and edited books on women's utopian writing in the seventeenth and eighteenth century, European salons and epistolarity. Nicole Pohl is welcoming MA/MRes/PhD projects that concern any aspect of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century literature, utopias and utopianism.
She was on the Management Committee of COST Action IS0901: Women’s Writing in History, financed by COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology).The COST Action developed a large scale research project to lay the groundwork for a new history of European women’s participation in the literary field of the centuries before 1900. See:http://www.womenwriters.nl/index.php/Project_news
Nicole is the General Editor of the interdisciplinary and peer-reviewed journal Utopian Studies. For enquiries, please contact her on: email@example.com
For a sample issue, please see: http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.5325/utopianstudies.24.2.issue-2
She is on the Steering Committee of the AHRC-funded Elizabeth Montagu and the Bluestocking Circle Project, http://www.elizabethmontaguletters.co.uk/home.
Nicole is also a co-convenor of "Restoration to Reform" which is the English Faculty seminar for eighteenth-century studies at the Oxford University. "Restoration to Reform" meets fortnightly to hear papers by visiting academics from a range of faculties and disciplines. Since the first meeting in 1986, the character of the seminar has been scholarly, interdisciplinary and convivial. For further information see:http://restorationtoreform.blogspot.com/