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Events

Stachniewski Memorial Lecture: Marie-Louise Coolahan (National University of Ireland: Galway), ‘The Reception and Circulation of Early Modern Women's Writing’

17:00 - 18:30 20 March 2019

Stachniewski Memorial Lecture

EAC Research Seminar: Peter Sabor (McGill) ‘Frances Burney d'Arblay and Hester Maria ('Queeney') Thrale Elphinstone: The Arc of a Sixty-Year Friendship’

17:00 - 18:30 27 March 2019

Peter Sabor (McGill) ‘Frances Burney d'Arblay and Hester Maria ('Queeney') Thrale Elphinstone: The Arc of a Sixty-Year Friendship’

EAC Research Seminar: John Plotz (Brandeis) 'Laughter is from Mars: Science Fiction as Satire and Game'

17:00 - 18:30 03 April 2019

John Plotz (Brandeis) 'Laughter is from Mars: Science Fiction as Satire and Game'

The G. L. Brook Memorial Lecture in Middle English: Prof. Corinne Saunders (Durham)

17:30 - 19:00 02 May 2019

The Brook Lecture, part of the English and American Studies seminar series, honours the memory of G.L. Brook, Professor of English Language and Medieval English Literature at Manchester University, 1945–77. This year's speaker will be Prof. Corinne Saunders from Durham. Title tbc.

Professorial Inaugural Lecture: Prof. Liam Harte

17:00 - 19:00 15 May 2019

Title tbc

Sexuality Summer School Lecture, Elizabeth Freeman (UC Davis) ‘Queer Dialogues’ (with Jackie Stacey)

12:00 - 14:00 20 May 2019

Sexuality Summer School Lecture

Sexuality Summer School Public Event: Sedgwick Memorial Symposium

10:00 - 21:00 22 May 2019

Public Event: Sedgwick Memorial Symposium In collaboration with the University of York and the Sedgwick Memorial Foundation 10-5: Dialogues on Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick's A Dialogue on Love Jason Edwards and Angus Brown Meg Boulton and Mary Baine Campbell Victoria Coulson and Monica Pearl Kathryn R. Kent and Jonathan Flatley Jane Hu and Sarah M..

Sexuality Summer School Public Lecture: Madhavi Menon (Ashoka University)

17:00 - 19:00 23 May 2019

Public Lecture: Madhavi Menon (Ashoka University, India and author of A History of Desire in India) ‘The History of Desire in India: Dialogues with Queer Theory’ Part of Sexuality Summer School: Queer Dialogues, 20-24 May 2019, University of Manchester

Professorial Inaugural Lecture: Prof. Jerome de Groot

17:00 - 19:00 29 May 2019

I will be giving my Professorial Inaugural on the 29 May, wearing a cape (kind of) and talking about hifalutin things (+ jokes). It would be lovely to see you all for it. I'm learning the Second Law of Thermodynamics just in case. There will be a party in a pub afterwards, obvs. Please register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/inaugural-lectu..

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