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Friday 25 April 2014

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18:00 Ezra Pound Cantos Reading Group
Canto 116
Allen Fisher

Saturday 26 April 2014

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09:30 Nineteenth Century Studies Graduate Workshop
A day for graduate students from London and beyond to share their work in all aspects of 19th Century Studies in a supportive, collegial ...

Monday 28 April 2014

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17:30 Paper, Pen and Ink: Manuscript Cultures in Early Modern England
Book History and Bibliography Research Seminar
Andrew Gordon  (Aberdeen)

Thursday 1 May 2014

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17:30 Medieval and Modern Manuscript Studies Public Lecture
'A Tale of Two Fields: Book Conservation and Digital Humanities' A free public lecture in association with the course Medieval and Moder...
Alberto Campagnolo (University of the Arts London, and visiting researcher King’s College London)

Friday 2 May 2014

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17:00 Psychoanalysis, Literature & Practice
Text: Leo Bersani, 'Sociability and Cruising' in Is the Rectum a Grave? and Other Essays (Uniiversity of Chicago Press: 2009) John Wiene...
Commentators: Barry Sheils (Independent Scholar) and Julie Walsh (Warwick).
18:00 The Charles Peake Ulysses Seminar
The Ulysses Seminar will resume at line 98 of the 'Aeolus' episode (Chapter 7) : "World's biggest balloon".  

Wednesday 7 May 2014

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18:00 The Annual Palaeography Lecture
DATE CHANGE: This lecture will now take place on 7 May, 2014 'The Hand of Ralph of Coggeshall. Chronicle-Making in the Reign of King Joh...
James Willoughby (New College Oxford)

Thursday 8 May 2014

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18:00 Media History Seminar
Anatomising the wartime newspaper 1939-45 During the 1930s the British press consolidated its position as one of the most vibrant and su...
Tom O’Malley and Siân Nicholas (Aberystwyth)
18:30 Postgraduate Feminist Reading Group
NB: Date and room change from that originally advertised

Friday 9 May 2014

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14:00 Pedagogic Criticism Workshop
Workshop III: Pedagogic Criticism and the Future Speakers: Kristen Kreider, Susan Bruce, and Angela Woods
18:00 Ezra Pound Cantos Reading Group
Canto 4
Henry Mead
18:00 Finnegans Wake Research Seminar

Saturday 10 May 2014

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11:00 Modernism Seminar
Modernist Ethics Shane Weller (University of Kent): "The Ethics of Late Modernism"Iain Bailey (University of Manchester): "Ern Malley an...
11:30 History of Libraries Research Seminar
'The College Library and Archives at Winchester College' Dr Geoff Day will host a visit to the College Library and Archives at Wincheste...
Dr. Geoff Day (Fellows’ Librarian, Winchester College)
14:00 A Spanner and His Works: Athanasius Kircher and the Republic of Letters
EMPHASIS (Early Modern Philosophy and the Scientific Imagination)
Daniel Stolzenberg (University of California, Davis)

Monday 12 May 2014

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18:00 The First Institute of English Studies Friends' Lecture
' "Into the heartland of the ordinary": Seamus Heaney, Thomas Hardy, and the Divided Traditions of Modern and Contemporary Poetry' Follo...
Professor Ronal Schuchard (Emory University, Senior Research Fellow)

Tuesday 13 May 2014

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17:30 Roman Jakobson: : Poetry of Self, City, Sign and Form
'Shklovsky's Stone: Towards a Queer Defamiliarisation' Viktor Shklovsky’s ‘deliberate error’ of defamiliarisation firs...
Dr Helen Palmer (Goldsmiths)
18:00 Book Collecting Seminar
Collecting Spanish Books
Leo Cadogan

Wednesday 14 May 2014

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18:00 Literary London Poetry Reading Group

Thursday 15 May 2014

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18:00 Senate House Library Friends Event
The Photographically-Illustrated Book: New approaches to a cultural phenomenon
Richard Ovenden (Bodleian Library)