Division of Literature and Languages Autumn Research Seminars

A varied programme of research seminars coming up in L&L this semester:

Wednesday 18 September
Professor Miha Kovač (University of Ljubljana),
‘Global English and New Reading Geographies’

Wednesday 25 September
Round Table: Semiotics and Cultural Studies
Eddy Borges Rey, & Guillermo Olivera (Stirling) and Lucrecia Escudero-Chauvel (Lille)

Wednesday 2 October
Dr Katie Halsey (University of Stirling)
‘Metaphors of Reading in the 1790s’

Wednesday 16 October
Dr Tom Charlton (Dr Williams Centre for Dissenting Studies, QMUL)
‘“Hag-ridden by fidelity”? Editing Richard Baxter’

Wednesday 30 October
Newton Aduaka (director of Ezra, One Man’s Show)
Masterclass, including clips from Aduaka’s work
Held in conjunction with Africa in Motion Film (AiM) Festival

Wednesday 6 November
Dr Anthony Mandal (University of Cardiff)
‘“Two-Faced Advocates”: Medics, Monsters and Late-Victorian Gothic’

Wednesday 13 November
Professor Max Silverman (University of Leeds)
‘Palimpsestic Memory’

Wednesday 20 November
James Robertson (author of The Fanatic, Joseph Knight, The Testament of Gideon Mack, The Professor of Truth)
‘James Hogg’s Legacy for Writers’
The Hugh McNaughtan Lecture, in collaboration with the James Hogg Society

Wednesday 27 November
Dr Elizabeth Anderson (University of Stirling, Impact Fellow)
‘The Spiritual Life of Things: Material Spirituality in Modernist Women Writers’

Apart from the AiM masterclass, all seminars take place in Pathfoot, E26, 15:00-16:30. Drinks are served afterwards. For further information please contact Angus Vine (angus.vine@stir.ac.uk).