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Humanities Book Launch


Thursday 9th May 2019, 3 - 6 pm - Graduate Space, 4th Floor, Humanities

This event is free but registration is required as snacks will be available all afternoon and we need to know numbers!

PROGRAMME

15.00 – 15.50 Session 1

Dr James Poskett - History

Materials of the Mind: Phrenology, Race, and the Global History of Science, 1815–1920 with University of Chicago Press (May 2019)

https://www.press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/chicago/M/bo38181419.html

Dr Michela Coletta - SMLC

Decadent Modernity: Civilization and 'Latinidad' in Spanish America, 1880-1920

Liverpool University Press (October 2018)

https://www.liverpooluniversitypress.co.uk/books/isbn/9781786941312/

Dr Yvette Hutchison – Theatre and Performance Studies

African Theatre 17: Contemporary Dance.

Woodbridge: James Currey/ Boydell & Brewer Inc. (Nov), Co-editing with Chukwuma Okoye (Nov 2018)

Contemporary Plays by African Women. Methuen (Co-editing with Amy Jephta) (28 Jan 2019)

Professor Thomas Docherty - English

Political English: Language and the Decay of Politics

Bloomsbury Press

 https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/political-english-9781350101395/

Professor Thomas Docherty and Dr Birgit Breidenbach

Mood: Interdisciplinary Perspectives, New Theories

Routledge

 https://www.routledge.com/Mood-Interdisciplinary-Perspectives-New-Theories-1st-Edition/Breidenbach-Docherty/p/book/9780367200664

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16.00 – 16.50 Session 2

Dr Simon Peplow - History

Race and riots in Thatcher’s Britain, MUP (Jan 2019)

 http://www.manchesteruniversitypress.co.uk/9781526125286/

Dr Theodora Hadjimichael - IAS and Department of Classics and Ancient History

The Emergence of the Lyric Canon

OUP (April 2019)

https://global.oup.com/academic/product/the-emergence-of-the-lyric-canon-9780198810865?q=Hadjimichael&lang=en&cc=gb

Dr Alessandra De Martino Cappuccio - SMLC

Diversità sulla scena Accademia University Press, Turin (2018)

co-editor with Paolo Puppa Emeritus Professor (University Ca’ Foscari), and Dr Paola Toninato (Warwick). A collection 11 essays in Italian.

https://www.libreriauniversitaria.it/diversita-scena-accademia-university-press/libro/9788899982775

Dr Joanne Garde-Hansen – Culture and Media Policy Studies

Remembering British Television: Audience, Archive and Industry by Joanne Garde-Hansen and Kristyn Gorton, Bloomsbury (March 2019)

https://bloomsbury.com/uk/remembering-british-television-9781844576616/

Professor Zahra Newby – Classics and Ancient History

Newby and R. E. Toulson eds., The Materiality of Mourning, Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives. 2018

https://www.routledge.com/The-Materiality-of-Mourning-Cross-disciplinary-Perspectives/Newby-Toulon/p/book/9780815356639

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17.00 – 17.50 Session 3

Dr Caroline Petit – Classics and Ancient History

Galien de Pergame ou la rhétorique de la Providence: Médecine, littérature et pouvoir à Rome, Brill (Sept 2018)

https://brill.com/view/title/38707

Dr Douglas Morrey – French Studies

The Legacy of the New Wave in French Cinema

Bloomsbury (Summer 2019)

Dr Anna Ross - History

Beyond the Barricades, OUP (Jan 2019)

https://global.oup.com/academic/product/beyond-the-barricades-9780198833826?cc=gb&lang=en&

Dr Maria Pavlova - SMLC

'Dreaming again on things already dreamed'. 500 Years of Orlando Furioso

Oxford: Peter Lang (2019), ed. by M. Dorigatti and M. Pavlova

 https://www.peterlang.com/view/title/64510

Professor Rebecca Earle – History

Potato, Bloomsbury (March 2019)

https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/potato-9781501344336/

Dr John T. Gilmore - English

Guillaume Massieu, Coffee: A Poem, translated and introduced by John T. Gilmore.

Todmorden: Arc Publications, 2019. (1 August 2019.)

ISBNs:

978 1910345 79 5 (pbk)

978 1910345 80 1 (hbk)

978 1910345 81 8 (ebk)

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