Events in English Literature

Midlands and Empire in the Long Eighteenth Century and Today

Midlands and Empire in the Long Eighteenth Century and Today
Date
05 October 2022 (14:00-15:30)
Description
A roundtable discussion on the place of the eighteenth-century Midlands in wider global and imperial histories, and how we explore and interpret those connections in our local heritage today.

Poetry Reading: Peter Gizzi

Poetry Reading: Peter Gizzi
Date
13 October 2022 (18:30-20:30)
Description
Readings by and conversation with American poet, Peter Gizzi.

Marx for Cats: A Radical Bestiary (a CSNA Lecture by Leigh Claire La Berge)

Marx for Cats: A Radical Bestiary (a CSNA Lecture by Leigh Claire La Berge)
Date
26 October 2022 (12:00-13:30)
Description
Centre for the Study of North America: Leigh Claire La Berge is a Professor of English at BMCC CUNY and a 2021-2023 Alexander von Humboldt Fellow at the Free University of Berlin.

How Global Was the Age of Revolutions?

How Global Was the Age of Revolutions?
Date
15 March 2023 (14:00-15:30)
Description
On Wednesday 15 March Sujit Sivasundaram (Cambridge), Joanna Innes (Oxford) and Peter Hill (Northumbria) will be joining us to discuss the extent to which the Age of Revolutions might be understood as 'global'.
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