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2007-08 Staff Research Seminars

All seminars are on Wednesdays at 3pm in Room H545 unless otherwise specified. Staff and students from all faculties are warmly invited to attend. Please contact Nick Lawrence for further details.

Autumn Term

October 17, 2007

Paul Giles (Rothermere American Institute, Oxford)

“Augustan American Literature: An Aesthetics of Extravagance”

October 24, 2007 in Ramphal 1.03 at 5pm

David Harvey (CUNY Graduate Center)

“Cosmopolitanism and the Geographies of Freedom”

October 31, 2007

Colin Burrow (All Souls, Oxford)

“Reading Tudor Literature Politically: The Case of 2 Henry IV”

Spring Term

January 16, 2008

Sukanta Chaudhuri (Jadavpur)

“Texts and the Text in the Renaissance”

March 5, 2008

Sally Ledger (Birkbeck)

“Dog Eat Dog: Dickens, Darwin and Our Mutual Friend”

Summer Term

April 30, 2008 in Ramphal 1.04 at 5pm

Laura Marcus (Edinburgh)

‘Urban Rhythms: Time and the City in Modernist Fiction and Film’

May 14, 2008

Frederick Burwick (UCLA Emeritus)

“‘An Orphic Tale’: Goethe’s Faust Translated by Coleridge”