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Friday 30 January 2015

Time Title
17:30 London Nineteenth Century Studies Seminar
Victorian Miniatures II
Speaker: Fariha Shaikh, Shipboard: A World in Miniature Respondents: Matt Rubery, QMUL Sophie Gilmarting, RHUL
18:00 Finnegans Wake Research Seminar
The reading will begin from p. 529, line 18
18:00 Irish Studies Seminar
J.M. Synge and the Modernisation of the West of Ireland
Seán Hewitt (Liverpool) Sophie Cooper (Edinburgh) 

Monday 2 February 2015

Time Title
17:30 Open University Book History and Bibliography Research Seminar
Have We Yet Learnt to Make Manuscripts Speak? Manuscript Culture after 1700 It is now generally accepted that the invention of the print...
Wim van Mierlo (University of London)

Tuesday 3 February 2015

Time Title
17:30 Medieval Manuscripts Seminar
Bibale, a Database for Researching Historic Collections and Manuscript Provenance, and other Digital Tools developed at the Institut de r...
Hanno Wijsman: Institut de recherche et d’histoire des textes (IRHT-CNRS), Paris
17:30 History of Libraries Research Seminar
Richard Stonley, an Elizabethan exchequer official and the first documented reader of Shakespeare, left two fascinating traces in the arc...
Dr. Jason Scott-Warren (Gonville & Caius, University of Cambridge)

Wednesday 4 February 2015

Time Title
17:30 London Old and Middle English Research Seminar (LOMERS)
Trinitarianism and the Theological Grounding of the Middle English Lyric
Natalie Jones (UCL)
18:00 Contemporary Innovative Poetry Research Seminar
 Get Yr Cut Throat Off My Knife: Diane di Prima’s “Revolutionary Letters”
Dr Sean Bonney

Thursday 5 February 2015

Time Title
18:00 London Screenwriting Seminar
Dickensian Event Tony will be discussing his new project Dickensian,  a 20 episode series for BBC which will premier late...
Tony Jordan (Royal Holloway Victorian Studies Centre) Respondent:  Professor Juliet John, Hildred Carlile Chair of Englis...
18:30 London Theatre Seminar
A Feast for the Eyes: The Performance of Visuality in the Contemporary Restaurant
  Joshua Abrams (University of Roehampton)

Friday 6 February 2015

Time Title
18:00 The Charles Peake Ulysses Seminar
Reading: Chapter 7, 'Aeolus', from line 260: "Ned Lambert is taking a day off I see"

Saturday 7 February 2015

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11:00 Modernism Seminar
Modernism and Sport Bernard Vere (Sotherby’s Institute of Art):'"Blast Sport"? Vorticism, Sport and William Roberts's Boxers' Ric...

Tuesday 10 February 2015

Time Title
18:00 Book Collecting Seminar
 "But Do You Actually Read Them?" - Forty Years of Collecting Fine Bindings
Anthony Davis

Thursday 12 February 2015

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18:30 Postgraduate Feminist Reading Group
Sex and Sexual Difference
TBC

Friday 13 February 2015

Time Title
18:00 Ezra Pound Cantos Reading Group
Canto VIII
Robert Hampson  (Royal Holloway) 
18:00 Irish Studies Seminar
Romantic Ireland: History and Illusion
David Dwan (Oxford)

Saturday 14 February 2015

Time Title
09:30 Jane Austen Society Study Day: "Emma"
Speakers: Christine Kenyon Jones, Cheryl Kinney, Jane Darcy and Maggie Lane. See http://www.ies.sas.ac.uk/JaneAustenEmma for programme an...

Friday 20 February 2015

Time Title
14:00 Pedagogic Criticism Workshop
English between Higher and Secondary Education English is the biggest and – as the Of Mice and Men and ‘Brand affair’ ...
Barbara Bleiman (English and Media Centre) Dr Andrew Green (Brunel University) Dr Clare Lynch (Brunel University) 
17:30 London Nineteenth Century Studies Seminar
Nineteenth-Century London at Night
Speakers: Matthew Beaumont, UCL: Dickens's Nights Nadia Valman, QMUL: Whitechapel Nights Respondent: Lynda Nead, BBK

Saturday 21 February 2015

Time Title
14:00 EMPHASIS (Early Modern Philosophy and the Scientific Imagination)
‘Robert Hooke and Late Seventeenth-Century Drama’
 Erin Reynolds (Birkbeck, University of London)