Lectures 2014-2015

Autumn Quarter-2014
 

Carolyn Steedman
Emeritus Professor of History
University of Warwick

Lecture: "A Lawyer's Letter: Everyday uses of the Law in Early Nineteenth-Century England"
Monday, October 20
Classics 110
4:30 pm

Workshop: "An Everyday Life of the English Working Class: Work, Self and Sociability"
Monday, October 20
Rosenwald 405
12:00 pm
[Lunch will be served.]

The workshop included a discussion of pre-circulated sections of professor Steedman's new book, including the Introduction, Chapter 2 ("Books Do Furnish a Mind"), and the Conclusion ("Writing Everyday"). 
 

 

Spring Quarter- 2015
 

Nigel Leask
Regius Chair of English Language and Literature
University of Glasgow

Lecture: "Fingalian Topographies: Ossian and the Highland Tour, 1760-1803"
Thursday, April 30
Classics 110
4:30 pm

Reception to follow

This lecture is being organized by the Nicholson Center for British Studies.

 

Rochona Majumdar
Department of Cinema and Media Studies and the Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations

Nicholson Faculty Lecture

Lecture: "Cinema and the Era of Decolonization: India, 1947-1964"
Wednesday, May 13
Classics 110
4:30 pm

Reception to follow

This lecture is being organized by the Nicholson Center for British Studies.


 

For a listing of past Nicholson Center lectures, please visit our Events Archive.