Past events in English Literature


18th October - People and Pages: a showcase of local and regional poets

14th October - Undergraduate Open Day

11th October - Work-in-progress (staff only)

2nd October - Nikesh Shukla In Conversation

30th June - Intimacy and New Media: A Symposium

15th June - Canadian Modernism at the present time

19th May - Graphic reading: a symposium

17th May - New media affects

16th-18th May - RSC workshop opportunities

13th May - Postgraduate study in Shakespeare: an open afternoon at The Other Place

12th May - Out and out from the family to the community: the Housmans and the politics­­ of queer sibling devotion

10th May - M3C Eighteenth-Century Research Workshop

8th May - Genders and the textual object

3rd May - 'it was love for you that set me afire': celebrating the poetry of Frank O'Hara

3rd-5th April - Crossing borders in the insular Middle Ages, c. 900-1500

22nd March - Relics and the Insular World, c.600-800

16th March - Shakespeare Institute open afternoon for prospective students

13th March - The friction of representation in contemporary visual culture

8th March - Centre for Literary Editing and the Materiality of the Text symposium

28th February - The practice of Jane Austen

27th February - Modern American poetry on the Arts Team Show (Burn FM)

20th February - A Queer method? Samuel Delany's empiricism and the uses of the literary

1st February - Love's revival: film practice and the act of dying

31st January - "A Regiment of Skeletons and an Army of Bottles": Reading the anatomy museum in Nineteenth-Century scientific and popular culture

19th January - Shakespeare Institute open afternoon for prospective students

17th January - Unknowing lyric

16th January - Challenging the automaton: clog-dancing for the digital age


5th December - Bad books: in the library with Joe Orton and Kenneth Halliwell

29th November - Unmasking 'The Confessional Unmasked'

28th November - Sound as affect on/as meaning and nervous receptivity

18th November - Centre for Literary Editing and the Materiality of the Text symposium

14th November - What is ambient literature?

9th November - CREMS Research Roundtable

8th November - The disappointment of Wordsworth's letters

27th October - Shakespeare Institute open afternoon for prospective students

25th October - Blackmail, sodomy, and sex work: Oscar Wilde on trial

10th October - The COVE and SHORE: responding to the crisis facing the humanities

10th October - Jackie Kay and Kit de Waal

3rd October - When does an audiobook stop being a book?

9th June - The Zine Factory

24th May - Better together? Exploring research collaboration

23rd May - Digital and social media workshop

23rd May - Digital and social media

16th May - The contemporary "Middlebrow"

9th May - Postcolonial poetics

25th April - Kill John Bull with Art: Modernism, Literary Elites and the Battle for Culture

14th March - New media face culture, cinematic affect, and the recent films of Scarlett Johansson

8th February - 'Authorship' talks

3rd February - 'Marmoreal Sisterhoods' and 'Mounting a poetic defence against 'fleshliness''

3rd February - 'The South-African "Children of the Mist"' and 'Riding like a Godiva'

3rd February - 'Saint Hunting with Saint Hannah' and 'Tagging Alongside'

20th January - 'The Aeriform Effusion' and 'Coleridge's Motion'