Lectures 2019-2020

Autumn Quarter 2019

Steven Pincus
Thomas E. Donnelly Professor of British History and the College
Department of History

Nicholson Faculty Lecture

"Thinking the British Empire Whole to 1788"

Thursday, November 7th
Classics 110
5:00pm
Reception to follow

This lecture was organized by the Nicholson Center for British Studies.
 

Spring Quarter- 2020

Ian Duncan
Professor, Florence Green Bixby Chair in English

University of California, Berkeley

Alison Winter Lecture Series

Lecture: TBA

Thursday, April 16th
Classics 110
5:00pm
Reception to follow

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

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Winter Quarter- 2019

Maud Ellmann
Randy L. & Melvin R. Berlin Professor of the Development of the Novel
Department Of English Lanuage and Literature

Nicholson Faculty Lecture

"The Salesman Only Rings Once: The Vacuum Cleaner in Midcentury British Culture"

Thursday, Thursday February 14th
Franke Institute, Regenstein Library (Rm. 118)
5:00pm
Reception to follow

This lecture was organized by the Nicholson Center for British Studies.

 

Spring Quarter- 2019

Mary Poovey
Emeritus Professor at New York University
Cultural Historian and Literary Critic

Alison Winter Lecture Series

"Modeling and Its Discontents"

Wednesday, April 24th
Classics 110
5:00pm
Reception to follow

This lecture was organized by the Nicholson Center for British Studies.

 

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Winter Quarter- 2018
 

Janet Browne
Aramont Professor of the History of Science
Harvard University

Alison Winter Lecture Series

‘Darwin’s Afterlives: Recollection and the Making of Biography’

Friday, 19 January
Classics 110
5:00pm
Reception to follow

This lecture was organized by the Nicholson Center for British Studies.

 

Spring Quarter- 2018
 

Tom Gunning
Edwin A. and Betty L. Bergman Distinguished Service Professor

Department of Art History and Department of Media Studies
University of Chicago

Nicholson Faculty Lecture

"Unkonwn Hitchcock: British and Silent

Thursday, May 3rd
Classics 110
5:00pm
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.