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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

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Q&A with literary agent Jonny Geller
Creative Learning Centre at Warwick Arts Centre

You're warmly invited to a Q&A with one of the department's alumni, Jonny Geller, one of the most distinguished literary agents working today. He's represented writers from Nigella Lawson and Robert Person, to John le Carré and Margaret Atwood, Russell Brand to Gordon Brown. He did the equivlanet of our English Literature degree in the department before becoming an actor and going on to work in publishing.

Jonny Geller joined Curtis Brown in 1993 as an assistant after a short career as an actor. He became a literary agent in 1995 after discovering a novel on the unsolicited pile which went on to sell rights around the world. He is CEO of Original Talent, the parent company of Curtis Brown agency, the largest and oldest independent agency in Europe.

Jonny has always aimed to represent the very best writers in every genre. From writers and Journalists Nigella Lawson, Robert Peston, Jon Snow to novelists John le Carré, William Boyd, Elif Shafak, Lisa Jewell, David Nicholls, David Mitchell, Howard Jacobson to actors/comedians Sacha Baron Cohen, Russell Brand, Ruth Jones, Mel Brooks, to politicians Gordon Brown, Ed Balls, Alastair Campbell and singers Bono, Roger Daltrey and Phil Collins.

He was awarded Literary Agent of the Year Award in 2012 before being shortlisted three times. He consistently appears on Evening Standard’s 1000 Most Influential People in London list and was named amongst Britain's most influential 500 people by Debrett's 500 in association with the Sunday Times in 2015 and in the same year as one of GQ's 100 Most Connected Men in Britain” and is the author of a book published by Penguin.

Winter Graduation Celebration - for all graduates, family, friends and staff.
Winter Graduation
Butterworth Hall

Our Winter Graduation Ceremony will take place at 15:00 - there will be a celebratory event planned for before for all graduates, family, friends and staff. Details to follow.

Applied Linguistics Seminar Series: Motivational Dynamics in Multilingual Learning and Interviews, Reflexivity and Research on Intercultural Education.
S0.10 Social Sciences Building

On 22/01 the Applied Linguistics Seminar Series welcomes Zi Wang & Duncan Lees from the University of Warwick to discuss ‘Motivational Dynamics in Multilingual Learning: A study of Chinese Learners of English and Japanese’ and ‘‘You know how things are with foreign teachers' - Interviews, Reflexivity and Research on Intercultural Education’.

All talks take place from 1600-1700 in S0.10

Post-Kantian Philosophy Research Seminar Series: Genealogy and Critique
S0.11 Social Sciences Building

Guest Speakers: Daniele Lorenzini (Warwick) and David Owen (Southampton)

Title: Genealogy and Critique

Date: Tuesday 21 January 2020

Time: 5:30pm-7.30pm

Location: Room S0.11, Social Sciences Building

Postgraduate Open Evening
Oculus 1.04

A briefing session for anyone (internal to Warwick, from the UK, or abroad) thinking of applying to the Dept of Classics & Ancient History at Warwick for postgraduate study, whether for Taught MA in Ancient Visual and Material Culture (including Rome & Athens versions), Taught MA in Ancient Literature & Thought, MA by Research, or MPhil/PhD. Come & hear about the courses + meet staff & current students to find out more about the friendly, supportive, and intellectually stimulating atmosphere we offer. Please register your interest in advance (by 17th January 2020) with Alison Cooley.