Public Lectures, 2017/18

Professor Carolyne Larrington: Winter Is Coming: Game of Thrones and Medieval Culture

Tuesday 13 March 2018, 6pm, Lecture Theatre MK045

Carolyne Larrington, Professor of Medieval European Literature at the University of Oxford, discusses her 2015 book, Winter Is Coming, a behind-the-scenes investigation into the ways in which medievalist and neomedievalist perspectives inform George R. R. Martin’s Game of Thrones as well as the TV phenomenon inspired by Martin’s novels.


Past Public Lectures


Jay Griffiths (Writer). Tristimania: In Conversation with Professor Niall Griffiths.


Pauls Bankovskis (Novelist). Reading from and discussing his work.

Professor Thomas Docherty (Warwick University): ‘On critical responsibility and criminal irresponsibility: the managed university’.

Tracey Hill (Bath Spa University). ‘Strangers and aliens: immigrants in early modern London’.

Professor Francis O’Gorman (Leeds University), ‘Worrying: A Literary and Cultural History’

Adam Thorpe (Novelist). ‘Writing Out of the Past’

Catherine O’Flynn and James Hannah (Novelists). In conversation with Dr Paul McDonald.


Professor Niall Griffiths (University of Wolverhampton). Inaugural Professorial Lecture: ‘Paradise is on the end of your nose’.

Eimear McBride. Reading from A Girl Is a Half-Formed Thing and Q&A.


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