Category Archives: Public Lectures

Ian James Kidd on Pathophobia

Guest blogger, Dr  Ian James Kidd, will deliver a CTTR-sponsored Faculty of Arts Public Lecture, ‘Pathophobia, Illness, and Vices’, on Wednesday, 10 April, 4-6 p.m., MK405 George Wallis Building. Pathophobia as the social oppression of ill persons Everyone knows that … Continue reading

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Karina van Dalen-Oskam on Computers and Literature

Guest blogger, Professor Karina van Dalen-Oskam, will deliver a CTTR-sponsored Faculty of Arts Public Lecture, ‘The Riddle of Literary Quality’, on Wednesday, 13 March, 6-7 p.m., MK405 George Wallis Building – further information here. Can computers and literature work together? … Continue reading

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Public Lecture: 5 February 2019, Anne White on Polish Migration

Professor Anne White from University College London, School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES) will be visiting City Campus on Tuesday 5th February 2019, 6 p.m.-8 p.m.  MK045 to deliver a public lecture, ‘The impact of migration on Poland: EU Mobilitiy and Social Change’. The lecture is … Continue reading

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Public Lecture: 17 April, Kate Lister on the History of C**t

‌‌Dr Kate Lister from Leeds Trinity University will be visiting City Campus on Tuesday 17th April 2018, 6 p.m.-7.30, MK045 to deliver a public lecture, ‘A Nasty Name for a Nasty Thing’: A History of C**t’. The lecture is free, no tickets are … Continue reading

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Public Lecture: 13 Mar., Carolyne Larrington on Game of Thrones

CTTR and the School of Humanities welcome Professor Carolyne Larrington from the University of Oxford to the City Campus on Tuesday 13th March 2018, 6 p.m.-7.30, MK045 for a public lecture, ‘Winter is Coming: Game of Thrones and Medieval Culture’, in which … Continue reading

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Jane Austen – Germaine de Staël Anniversary Keynote

Benjamin Colbert, Co-Director of CTTR, delivered the opening keynote address at the Chawton House Library conference, Reputations, Legacies, Futures: Jane Austen, Germaine de Staël and their Contemporaries, on Thursday, 13 July 2017.  Celebrating the bicentenary of the deaths of Austen … Continue reading

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Public Lecture: 24 Nov. 2016, Jay Griffiths in Conversation (Tristimania)

Acclaimed novelist and writer Jay Griffiths reads from and discusses her latest book, Tristimania: A Diary of Manic Depression, in conversation with CTTR novelist Professor Niall Griffiths. The event will take place on Thursday, 24 November 2016, from 6:00 p.m. in the Lecture Theatre, MX004, … Continue reading

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Public lecture: 24 May 2016, Owen Martell in Conversation

Trilingual novelist and translator Owen Martell will be reading from his award-winning novels and discussing his work and the writer’s life with Dr Aidan Byrne. The discussion will take place on Tuesday, 24 May 2016, from 5:30 p.m. in  Room MA030, … Continue reading

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Public lecture: 17 May 2016: Francis O’Gorman on Worrying

Professor Francis O’Gorman (University of Leeds) will be presenting a public lecture on the subject of his recent book, Worrying: A Literary and Cultural History. His talk will take place on Tuesday, 17 May 2016, from 6:00 pm, in Room MK045, … Continue reading

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Public Lecture: 5 May 2016, Tracey Hill on Immigrants in Early Modern London

Dr Tracey Hill (Bath Spa University) will be presenting a CTTR Public Lecture, ‘Strangers and aliens: immigrants in early modern London’, on Thursday 5 May 2016 in MK045 at 6:00 p.m. (City Campus, University of Wolverhampton). The event is free and … Continue reading

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