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Wednesday 9 September 2015

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18:00 8th Screenwriting Research Network (SRN) International Conference
"Screenwriting, Text and Performance".  Three days of research and discussion into screen narrative.  Keynote Speakers: Kathryn...

Thursday 17 September 2015

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09:00 What Ever Happened to the Working Class? Rediscovering Class Consciousness in Contemporary Literature
Between Ed Miliband’s squeezed middle and tabloid diatribes against the underclass, the working class has seemingly disappeared fro...

Friday 18 September 2015

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09:00 English Literary Heritage Conference
This interdisciplinary conference aims to consider the interpretation of literary heritage objects in archives, museums and literary hous...

Thursday 24 September 2015

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09:00 Association of Adaptation Studies 10th annual conference: Adaptations and the Metropolis
The 10th Annual Conference in London will be held on 24-25 September, 2015, organised with the Institute of English Studies, School of Ad...
Keynote speakers include: screenwriter Andrew Davies (Pride and Prejudice, Bleak House, Little Dorrit, House of Cards), former Head ...

Friday 25 September 2015

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11:30 Andrew Davies (screenwriter) and Jonathan Powell (former head of BBC drama) in conversation
Presented by the Association of Adaptation Studies as part of its 10th annual conference, non-conference delegates may attend a special i...
18:00 The Charles Peake Ulysses Seminar
Reading: Chapter 7, 'Aeolus', at line 432 ("He looked indecisively for a moment at their faces"). 

Saturday 3 October 2015

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11:00 London Modernism Seminar

Saturday 10 October 2015

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09:00 Dickens Day: Dickens, Readers and Reading
Reading is a powerful thing in Dickens’s novels. David Copperfield says of his childhood that ‘reading was my only and my con...

Thursday 15 October 2015

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18:30 London Theatre Seminar

Friday 23 October 2015

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10:00 Form and Poetry: an exploration of Russian Formalism - ostranenie, city poetics, poles of poetic art - metaphor, metonymy
To register, please contact organiser: Mary.Coghill@sas.ac.ukVisiting research fellowInstitute of English Studies     &lsquo...
Mary Coghill  (presentation of completed Fellowship research); Keith Green; Gareth Farmer; Helen Palmer; Charles Denroche; Anna Robi...
18:00 The London Beckett Seminar
Beckett and Music
Dr Catherine Laws (University of York)

Tuesday 27 October 2015

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18:00 Literary London Reading Group

Thursday 29 October 2015

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18:30 London Theatre Seminar

Tuesday 3 November 2015

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17:30 History of Libraries Research Seminar
Blurred Lines in the History of Domestic Libraries in the Age of Dibdin’s Bibliomania
Dr. K. A. Manley (National Trust)

Friday 6 November 2015

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18:00 The London Beckett Seminar
Remediating Beckett and the Graven Image
Prof. David Houston Jones (University of Exeter)
18:00 The Charles Peake Ulysses Seminar

Saturday 7 November 2015

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09:00 The Annual George Eliot Conference: Daniel Deronda
DANIEL DERONDA The Annual George Eliot Conference will be held at the Institute of English studies, School of Advanced Study, Senate Hou...
Speakers will include William Baker, Carolyn Burdett, Louise Lee, John Rignall, Royce Mahawatte and Nadia Valman.  
11:00 London Modernism Seminar

Wednesday 11 November 2015

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17:30 London Old and Middle English Research Seminar (LOMERS)

Megan Leitch (Cardiff University)

Tuesday 17 November 2015

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18:00 Literary London Reading Group