Research Seminars English and American Studies 2010-11, Semester 2

***N.B: ALL SEMINARS BEGIN AT 4:00 IN THE POETRY CENTRE (A4) UNLESSOTHERWISE NOTED***

March 9: Joseph Roach (Yale): John Edward Taylor Visiting Fellow Lecture (details TBC)

March 16: Jackie Pearson, ‘Dreadful news from Wapping (and elsewhere): gender,reading and the supernatural in 17th-century pamphlet literature’ (SamuelAlexander A113)

March 23: David Amigoni (Keele), ‘Darwinism, biology and inheritance in intellectualfamilies’ (title TBC)

March 30: Scott McCracken (Keele), “The Author as Arsonist: Henry James and the Paris Commune”

April 6: Anke Bernau, ‘Emotional Poetics and Medieval Memory Theory’ (SamuelAlexander A113)

May 4: Professor Greg Walker (University of Edinburgh) [GL Brook Lecture],’Witnessing Early English Drama from The York Cycle to Shakespeare: Reviewingthe Spectatorial Turn’ (5pm)

May 11: American Studies PG mini-conference

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