Events, 2005 - 2006

Autumn Quarter | Winter Quarter | Spring Quarter

Autumn Quarter

Seamus Deane Lecture 
Monday, October 3, 2005

"Joyce: Voices from 'The Dead'" 

Opening Reception
Wednesday, October 5, 2005

Jonathan Lamb Lecture and Workshop 
October 11-12, 2005

October 11, 2005: Lecture 
"Still Life and The Rape of the Lock"
October 12, 2005: 18th/19th Century Wkshp of pre-circulated paper
"The Independence of Things and the Rise of the Novel" 

Jennifer Pitts Lecture and Workshop 
November 7-8, 2005

November 7, 2005: Political Theories workshop discussion of pre-circulated paper
"Boundaries of International Law: Nineteenth Century Debates" 

November 8, 2005: Lecture
“Empire and Democratic Anxieties in Victorian Britain”


Symposium: "The Thing Speaks for Itself: Articulating Evidence and Discourse in Colonial Studies" 
November 17-18, 2005
Hosted by the Comparing Colonialisms workshop. 


Winter Quarter

Amanda Anderson Lecture and Workshop 
January 23-24, 2006 

January 23, 2006: 18th/19th Century Workshop discussion of pre-circulated paper
"Trollope and the Fate of Sincerity" 

January 24, 2006: Lecture
"George Eliot's Long Argument"

R. H. Helmholz Lecture and Workshop 
February 20-21, 2006
February 20, 2006: Early Modern workshop discussion of pre-circulated paper
"Thomas More and the Canon Law" 
February 21, 2006: Lecture
"The Church and the Coming of the Civil War: New Evidence from the Church Courts"


Spring Quarter

Lecture Series: History of 20th Century British Philosophy
Lecture 1: Jesse Prinz, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 
"Hume's Brain: How Cognitive Science Supports British Moral Psychology" 
April 6, 2006

Conference: Science in Nineteenth-Century Britain
Friday, April 7, 2006

Diarmaid MacCulloch Lecture and Workshop 
April 18-19, 2006
April 18, 2006: Lecture 
"The Latitude of the Church of England, 1530-1660"
April 19, 2006: Joint meeting of Early Modern, Medieval Studies, and Renaissance workshops for discussion of pre-circulated paper
"Judging the English Reformation: Biographical Perceptions of Archbishop Thomas Cranmer"

Conference: "Peoples and Ideas in Motion: the British Atlantic World"
Thursday, May 4, 2006 
Franke Institute Conference Room

Lecture Series: History of 20th Century British Philosophy
Lecture 2: Thomas Baldwin, University of York:
"Causation, Perception and Reference " 
May 10, 2006