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1:30pm - 2:30pm
Warwick Thursdays - Harriet Paige
Writers' Room G08 Millburn House

Harriet Paige was born in 1979 and grew up in Devon. She studied English and American Literature at Warwick and returned in 2005 to do an MA in Writing. Since then, she has continued to develop her writing alongside working as an interiors journalist and bringing up her three children. Man With a Seagull on His Head, published by Bluemoose Books, is her first novel and was shortlisted for the Guardian's Not the Booker Prize.



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