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Tue 18 Oct, '11
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STVDIO Seminar
H450

Femke Molekamp (Warwick):

Seventeenth-Century Funeral Sermons and Exemplary Female Devotion: Gendered Spaces and Histories.

Wed 19 Oct, '11
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Medieval Seminar Series
H056

Professor Peter Ainsworth (Sheffield)

The Online Froissart

Thu 20 Oct, '11
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Sidelights on Shakespeare
H545

Professor Thomas Docherty (English and Comparative Literary Studies), 'Celtic Shakespeare'

Come and welcome Thomas back from study leave. Drinks and nibbles will be served afterwards

Wed 26 Oct, '11
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Arts Faculty Postgraduate Seminar
Wolfson Research Exchange

Adam Slavny: Why is there something rather than nothing?

Alireza Fakhrkonandeh: Con/T(r)actile Aesth/Ethics: A Critical Reading of Barker's The Castle Based on the Philosophy of the Flesh in the Light of Merleau-Ponty, Deleuze, Kristeva's Ideas

Chair: Joe Jackson

Snacks and drinks will be provided. All postgraduate students are welcome.

Thu 27 Oct, '11
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*TONIGHT* Professor Marvin Carlson - Annual Donald Charlton Lecture
H545
Tue 1 Nov, '11
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STVDIO Seminar
H303

Catherine Kovesi (Melbourne):

Luxury and the Ethics of Greed in Renaissance Italy. Jointly organised with Early Modern Seminar

Tue 1 Nov, '11
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Warwick Workshop for Interdisciplinary German Studies
H202

Mia Lee (History, University of Warwick):

'Art and Politics in West Germany: The Cultural Origins of 1968'

Mon 14 Nov, '11
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STVDIO Seminar
H303

Thomas F. Mayer (Augustana College):

Trying Galileo.

Jointly organised with Early Modern Seminar

Wed 16 Nov, '11
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Arts Faculty Postgraduate Seminar Series
Wolfson Research Exchange

Claire Trévien (French): The Spectacle of Science: the Art of Illusion in Prints of the French Revolution

Vedita Cowaloosur (English): The Pulls of the Mother-Tongue: Language Worship in India

Mon 21 Nov, '11
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On the Brink of Truth: The Work of Tomás Eloy Martínez
The Argentine Ambassador's Residence, 49 Belgrave Square, London
Tue 22 Nov, '11
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STVDIO Seminar
H303

Postgraduate seminar on ‘Conflict in Late Medieval and Renaissance Society’;

Presenters: Rocco Di Dio (Marsilio Ficino as a Translator and Philologist: Conflicting Critical Views) and Kristi Woodward Bain (From Community Conflict to Collective Memory: Lived Religion and the Late Medieval Parish).

Jointly organised with Early Modern Seminar and Italian

Tue 22 Nov, '11
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Warwick Workshop for Interdisciplinary German Studies
H202

Katharina Karcher (German Studies, University of Warwick):

Title tbc - Katharina will be presenting some of her current PhD research on 'Guns'n Roses: Women's Participation in Political Violence in Germany since the 1970s'

Wed 23 Nov, '11
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Medieval Seminar Series
H056

Professor Brenda Hosington (Université de Montréal; CSR, Warwick) Joint with STVDIO.

'Translation as Dialogue: English Women's Renderings of Male-Authored French and Italian Texts, 1450-1650.'
Thu 24 Nov, '11
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Sidelights on Shakespeare
H545

Dr. Raphael Lyne (Cambridge University): 'The Shakespearean Grasp: Hands and Brains in the Theatre'

http://www.english.cam.ac.uk/people/Lyne/Raphael/

Tue 29 Nov, '11
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Warwick Workshop for Interdisciplinary German Studies
H202

James Hodkinson (German Studies, University of Warwick):

'Representations of Islam in German Language (Travel) Writing of the Long Nineteenth Century: Cosmopolitan Idealism or Insidious Nationalism?'

Fri 2 Dec, '11
Politics and the Individual: French Experiences 1930 - 1950
IAS, Millburn House

 

Wed 4 Jan, '12 - Fri 6 Jan, '12
All-day
British Society for the History of Science Postgraduate Conference

Runs from Wednesday, January 04 to Friday, January 06.

Wed 25 Jan, '12
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Arts Faculty seminar Series
Wolfson Research Exchange

Globalism and Globalization funded by the Global History and Culture Centre.
Speakers:
Ellen Filor (History): Provincializing England: Resituating Scot(t)land in the Global
James Christie (English): Fredric Jameson, Globalization, and the politics of totality
Chair: Michael Tsang

Wed 25 Jan, '12
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Medieval Seminar Series
H056

Sonia Gentili (Rome) Joint with STVDIO and Italian

Petrarch and Philosophy: sonnet 35 and its sources

Sat 4 Feb, '12
Voicing The Community: Questioning Gender and Race in French and Francophone Literature
Wed 8 Feb, '12
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Medieval Seminar Series
H042

Medieval to Renaissance Lunch

Wed 8 Feb, '12
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Arts Faculty Postgraduate Seminar Series
Wolfson Research Exchange

Andrea Selleri (English): Looking for the author of (The Picture of) Dorian Gray

Chris Yiannitsaros (English): Why all this Fall-of-the-House-of-Usher stuff?’: Middlebrow responses to dark domesticity in the fiction of Agatha Christie and Stella Gibbons – the ‘genuine’ and the parodic

Chair: Jiwon Chung

 

Tue 21 Feb, '12
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Medieval Seminar Series
H303

John Watts (University of Oxford). Joint with Early Modern History.

Room H 303.

Neo-classicism and English political culture in the decades around 1500

Tue 28 Feb, '12
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STVDIO Seminar
H403

Eugenio Refini (Warwick)

Found in Translation: Vernacular Readings of Aristotle and the Humanistic Turn

Fri 2 Mar, '12
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Film screening of CALLE SANTA FE
MI.A0.28 (Millburn House)

Special Free Event

 

 Film screening of CALLE SANTA FE (163 mins)

and Q&A with the director

 

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

 

This event will be followed by a wine reception.

 

Place are limited so please come early to ensure a seat.

For more information please go to http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/hrc/confs/be/

Sat 3 Mar, '12
Beyond Experience: (Re)thinking Women, Violence and Trauma
Wed 7 Mar, '12
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Medieval Seminar Series
H545

Prof Rita Copeland (University of Pennsylvania). Joint with English.

Insinuating Authors

Wed 7 Mar, '12
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Arts Faculty Seminar Series
Wolfson Research Exchange

Papers:

Aileen R. Das (Classics): The Understanding of Uterine Suffocation in Plato, Galen, and Ar-Rāzī

Ersin Hussein (Classics): Localizing the Global in Roman Cyprus

Chair: Dr. Ian Fielding

Tue 13 Mar, '12
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STVDIO Seminar
Graduate Space, Humanities

Paul Botley (Warwick)

Richard Thomson (c. 1570 - 1613), Bible Translator and Wandering Scholar

Fri 13 Apr, '12 - Sat 14 Apr, '12
All-day
The London Irish in the Long Eighteenth Century (1680-1830)
Scarman House

Runs from Friday, April 13 to Saturday, April 14.

This interdisciplinary conference is being organized by David O’Shaughnessy and will be hosted by the Department of English & Comparative Literature, University of Warwick. Plenary lectures will be given by Dr Toby Barnard (History, University of Oxford); Professor Claire Connolly (Literature, University of Cardiff; and Professor Mary Hickman (Sociology, London Metropolitan University).