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Thursday 27 November 2014

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18:00 The Byron Society Lecture
 'Byron and the Romantic mundane' Over the last few years critics have pointed to less well-known writers of the Romantic period, m...
Professor Sir Drummond Bone (Balliol College Oxford) Chair: William St Clair (Institute of English Studies)
18:30 London Theatre Seminar
‘War on Screen on Stage in Recent British Theatre’   War appeared on screen shortly after the advent of commercial cin...
Clare Finburgh (University of Essex)

Friday 28 November 2014

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The Marginalised Mainstream 2014: Disguise
In 2014, the Marginalised Mainstream conference will consider the varieties, motivations, and meanings of disguise. From secret identitie...
18:00 Finnegans Wake Research Seminar
The reading will begin at page 528,line 36

Saturday 29 November 2014

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09:30 The Artist and the Writer
'The Artist and the Writer' is supported by the British Association for Victorian Studies (BAVS): http://www.bavs.ac.uk/ Part of the ...
Lynn Shepherd (scholar and novelist), Tim Fulford (De Montfort), Sandro Jung (Ghent), Mary L. Shannon (Roehampton), Sophie Thomas (Ryerso...

Monday 1 December 2014

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17:30 Open University Book History and Bibliography Research Seminar
Lute Manuscripts and their Uses This paper will examine the corpus of sixteenth- and early seventeenth-century lute manuscripts, looking...
Julia Craig-McFeely (University of Oxford)

Tuesday 2 December 2014

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17:30 Medieval Manuscripts Seminar
Scribes Disattributed:  Hoccleve, Pynkhurst, and Scribal Production beyond the Guildhall
Dr Lawrence Warner (Department of English, King’s College London)  
17:30 Contemporary Cultures of Writing Seminar
Fact and fiction in the historical novel  What is the role of factual research in historical fiction? Has our reading of ‘fac...
Susanna Jones Vivienne Richmond

Wednesday 3 December 2014

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18:00 Contemporary Innovative Poetry Research Seminar

Thursday 4 December 2014

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18:00 London Screenwriting Seminar

Friday 5 December 2014

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17:30 London Nineteenth Century Studies Seminar
Victorian Miniature I The Moral Theatre of Insects'
Will Abberley (University of Oxford) Respondents: Martin Willis (Westminster)  Tiffany Watt Smith (Queen Mary)
18:00 The Charles Peake Ulysses Seminar

Saturday 6 December 2014

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11:00 Modernism Seminar
New Work in Modernist Studies Venue: Cardiff Metropolitan University The London Modernism Seminar, the Northern Modernism Seminar,...
14:00 EMPHASIS (Early Modern Philosophy and the Scientific Imagination)
Stubborn matter: Lucretian Atomism and the Poetry of Early-Modern Natural Philosophy Feeling Inside the Atom in Seventeenth-Century Lite...
Megan Kitching (Queen Mary, University of London) Cassie Gorman (University of Cambridge)

Monday 8 December 2014

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17:15 London Shakespeare Seminar

Tuesday 9 December 2014

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18:00 Book Collecting Seminar
Collecting Early Printed Books
Christopher Sokol
18:00 Modernist Magazines Seminar

Wednesday 10 December 2014

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17:30 Roman Jakobson: Poetry of Self, City, Sign and Form
Roman Jakobson and the poetic trope Metonymy
19:00 Roehampton Poetry Centre Readings
Don Paterson and Pascale Petit Admission FREE.  If you would like to attend please email IESEvents@sas.ac.uk. Don Paterson’s...

Thursday 11 December 2014

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18:30 Postgraduate Feminist Reading Group
Feminist Perspectives on Sex and Sexuality Click here for reading