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11am - 12:30pm
Literary Translation Workshop
F25.a Millburn House

Literary Translation Workshop with Mexican writer Laia Jufresa and Spanish-English translator Sophie Hughes.

All students are welcome to come and try their hand at literary translation with Laia and Sophie. No knowledge of Spanish is necessary, a literal English translation will be provided.

1pm - 2pm
Professor Michael Hulse “The Poetry of Allen Curnow (1911-2001)”
7pm - 8:15pm
• Pop-Up International Women’s Literature Reading Group
Warwick Books, 24 Market Place, Warwick town centre

Novelist Sarah Moss and literary translator Chantal Wright from the Warwick Writing Programme will lead a discussion on international women’s literature and the new Warwick Prize for Women in Translation. You may want to read one or more of the six books shortlisted for this year’s prize and come along with your thoughts but you can also simply join us for the discussion – all welcome!



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