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1:30pm - 2:30pm
Warwick Thursdays - Lee Ann Brown
Writers' Room G08 Millburn House

Lee Ann Brown was born in Japan, raised in Charlotte, North Carolina, and attended Brown University. She is the author of Other Archer, which also appears in French translation by Stephane Bouquet as Autre Archère (Presses Universitaires de Rouen et du Havre, 2015); In the Laurels, Caught (Fence Books, 2013), Crowns of Charlotte (Carolina Wren Press, 2013), The Sleep That Changed Everything (Wesleyan, 2003), and Polyverse (Sun & Moon Press, 1999), which won the 1996 New American Poetry Competition. In 1989, Brown founded Tender Buttons Press, which is dedicated to publishing experimental women’s poetry. She is a professor at St. John’s University, and is this year's Judith E. Wilson Fellow in Poetry at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge University.



Thu 08 Mar '18
Research & Thinking about Rhetoric conference to honour Peter Mack

On 8th June 2018 there will be a one-day conference in honour of the retirement of Professor Peter Mack, presenting new research on medieval and renaissance rhetorical theory and practice.

Speakers will include:

Professor Rita Copeland, University of Pennsylvania

Dr Karin Margareta Fredborg, Institut du Moyen-Âge Grec et Latin, Copenhagen

Professor Lawrence D. Green, University of Southern California

Professor Dr C. G. Meerhoff, University of Amsterdam

Dr Katie Reid, Warburg Institute, University of London

Professor Jennifer Richards, University of Newcastle

Professor Marjorie Curry Woods, University of Texas, Austin

The conference will include a buffet lunch for all participants and a wine reception at the close.

An online registration form will be available on the English Department website : in early spring. The registration form will close on 23rd May 2018. For any enquiries, please contact Christiania Whitehead :

The conference is organised and financially supported by the Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies, the Humanities Research Centre, and the Centre for the Study of the Renaissance, University of Warwick