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Summer events at the Institute of English Studies

Wednesday 6 March 2013
The Institute of English studies runs a full and diverse programme of events throughout the year. During the summer, our activities increase tenfold, when in addition to conferences, seminars and lectures, we run a series of intensive research training programmes.

Old Possum's Practical Dating Agency

Thursday 14 February 2013
On a Valentine's themed note, the T. S. Eliot International Summer School is mentioned in today's Guardian .  The article is about academic couples and it tells the story of Katherine Ebury and JT Welsh, who attended the Summer School in 2011. Read the full Guardian article: 'Valentine's day: when love is academic'. 

Emphasis Seminar, 9 February 2013 - postponed

Friday 8 February 2013
Please note that the Emphasis seminar on Saturday 9 February has been postponed due to illness. Further announcment about the rescheduled date will be made in due course.

Postgraduate Open Day - 6 February 2013

Tuesday 15 January 2013
The next School postgraduate open day will take place on Wednesday 6 February 2013. Please come along if you are interested in finding out more about our courses and programmes. You will have the opportunity to meet and talk to teaching, supervisory and student support staff, and current and past students. FIND OUT MORE

The Poems of Sidney A. Alexander

Tuesday 1 January 2013
We are pleased to announce the online publication of The Poems of Sidney A. Alexander edited from a manuscript notebook by Terry L. Meyers, Chancellor Professor of English at the College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, in Virginia USA.  Professor Meyers said: 'I’m delighted to rescue from virtual oblivion a Victorian poet who, before he abandoned the muses for Christ, exhibited a nascent poetic talent'. 

Institute Closed December 22 - January 1

Friday 21 December 2012
The Institute of English Studies will be closed from December 22, 2012 to January 1, 2013. Normal office hours will resume January 2, 2013. The Institute wishes everyone a happy holiday season!

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