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Friday 31 October 2014

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09:00 100 Dubliners
2014 sees the 100th anniversary of James Joyce’s first book of fiction, Dubliners. Joyce’s collection of stories was int...

Saturday 1 November 2014

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11:00 Modernism Seminar
Modernism and Animality
Cathryn Setz (University of Oxford): "Apes above themselves": persiflage, life science, and the Dial. Derek Ryan (Kent): Queering I...

Tuesday 4 November 2014

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17:30 History of Libraries Research Seminar
From The Blue Lagoon to The Enchanted Mountains: portrait of a marriage in books This presentation offers a fresh perspec...
Harvey James (National Trust)
18:00 Modernist Magazines Seminar
Time and Tide, Feminist Periodical Networks, and Cultures of the New In a discussion of the ‘Anglo-American feminist press and &ld...
Catherine Clay (Nottingham Trent University)

Wednesday 5 November 2014

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19:00 Roehampton Poetry Centre Readings
Karen McCarthyWoolf and Michael Symmons Roberts Admission £5.  Click here to book. Time: 6.30pm for 7pm, followed by a w...

Thursday 6 November 2014

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10:00 Forbidden Access: Censoring Books and Archives
‘Forbidden Access’ is a multidisciplinary conference exploring how published works and archival materials and the ideas conta...

Friday 7 November 2014

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18:00 The Charles Peake Ulysses Seminar
The seminar will continue with Chapter 7, 'Aeolus', at line 195, "A DAYFATHER

Tuesday 11 November 2014

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17:30 Medieval Manuscripts Seminar
Who read Geoffrey of Monmouth in the twelfth century? The codicological evidence
Dr Jaakko Tahkokallio (National Library of Finland, Helsinki; Visiting Research Fellow, King’s College, London)  
18:00 Book Collecting Seminar
Whither Bookshops? 
Stephen Foster

Wednesday 12 November 2014

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17:30 Roman Jakobson: Poetry of Self, City, Sign and Form
Gerard Manley Hopkins: Parallels in Poetry, Parallels with Roman Jakobson‘The artificial part of poetry, perhaps we shall be right ...
Dr Mary Coghill ( Visiting Research Fellow, School of Advanced Studies, Institute of English Studies, University of London)
18:00 Contemporary Innovative Poetry Research Seminar
Manhattan and Modernist Memory:  The ‘new’ New York poets  This paper recovers and surveys ‘early’ for...
Dr Sarah Barnsley: (Goldsmiths, University of London) Sarah Barnsley is Lecturer in English and Comparative Literature at Goldsmiths, Un...

Thursday 13 November 2014

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18:30 Postgraduate Feminist Reading Group
18:30 London Theatre Seminar
Sara Jane Bailes (University of Sussex)

Friday 14 November 2014

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18:00 Ezra Pound Cantos Reading Group
Canto II
Orla Polten (University of Cambridge) -  

Saturday 15 November 2014

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14:00 EMPHASIS (Early Modern Philosophy and the Scientific Imagination)
Authors, Editors and Newsmongers: Form, Genre and Editorship in the Early Philosophical Transactions (1665-1714)
Noah Moxham (University of St Andrews) 

Monday 17 November 2014

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17:15 London Shakespeare Seminar
Gillian Woods: topic tba David Schalkwyk: Shakespeare's Voice
18:00 Being Human Festival: Sean O'Brien - A Poet and his Manuscripts
Internationally renowned poet and scholar Sean O’Brien reflects on his own creative practice, the process of writing and revision, ...

Tuesday 18 November 2014

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17:30 Contemporary Cultures of Writing Seminar
Experiments in the past  Is there potential for greater experimentation in historical fiction, particularly for those writing withi...
Speakers: Emma Darwin Jerome de Groot
18:00 Literary London Reading Group
Phoney Phonetics: Henry Higgins, Dialect, and the London Cityscape in Pygmalion (1912)
Dr. Benjamin Poore (York)

Wednesday 19 November 2014

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