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T.S. Eliot International Summer School

Thursday 3 May 2012
The new deadline for bursary applications to attend the T.S. Eliot International Summer School (7-15 July 2012) is 30 May.  Details about the programme , which includes excursions to Little Gidding, Burnt Norton and East Coker, and information on how to apply may be found on the website .  This year's Summer School will be opened by the Irish poet Paul Muldoon.

Consultation on improving the potential of the English Short Title Catalogue as a resource for research

Friday 20 April 2012
In response to the public request for comments on the current proposals to improve the usefulness of ESTC, William St Clair has written to suggest that they do not go far enough. Mr Brian Geiger Center for Bibliographical Studies & Research 
University of California, Riverside 
Highlander Hall, Building B, Room 114
Riverside, California 92507 
USA 17 April 2012 Dear Mr Geiger Improving the research potential of ESTC: consultation: A modest suggestion by William St Clair

School of Advanced Study Graduation Ceremony 2011

Wednesday 18 April 2012
The December 2011 SAS Graduation ceremony video is now available to view at the following link: http://www.sas.ac.uk/videos-and-podcasts/school-advanced-study/school-advanced-study-graduation-2011

JISC list: Lit-Lang-Culture-Events

Tuesday 20 March 2012
The Institute maintains a JISC mailing list for events listings and announcements in the area of English Literature, Language and Cultural Studies.  You can subscribe to receive emails from the Lit-Lang-Culture-Events list by clicking on the link or by subscribing to the list's rss feed .

'Cosmopolitanism and Modernism'; IES Director's Seminar

Wednesday 14 March 2012
On 7 March 2012, Rupert Richard Arrowsmith (University College London) spoke at the Institute of English Studies Director's Seminar on  'Cosmopolitanism and Modernism: How Asian Visual Culture Shaped Early 20th-Century Art and Literature in London'. For those who were unable to attend the seminar a video of the slideshow and talk is available online at: http://vimeo.com/38423406 . View forthcoming events from the Insitute of English Studies Director's seminar series .

Welcome to the new IES Website

Tuesday 6 March 2012
Our new website has just been launched so you may find that some of the links and information still need to be updated.  If you have any comments, please email us at ies@sas.ac.uk .  

Textual Scholarship Seminar on the manuscripts of William Wordsworth

Tuesday 6 March 2012
Professor Jeffrey C. Robinson (University of Glasgow/University of Colorado) will give a paper on 'Discerning Wordsworth’s Late Poetics in the Manuscripts' in the Textual Scholarship Seminar on 19 March, 5.30pm in Senate House, Rm 104.  Professor is an expert on Romantic poetry whose publications, among others, include Unfettering Poetry: The Fancy and British Romanticism (Palgrave Macmillan, 2006) and Reception and Poetics in Keats: My Ended Poet (Palgrave Macmillan 2002).

London Rare Books School 2012

Friday 24 February 2012
Places are available on the London Rare Books School, a series of five-day intensive courses on a variety of book-related subjects. All courses stress the materiality of the book so you can expect to have close encounters with remarkable books and other artefacts from some of the world's greatest collections. Each class is restricted to a maximum of twelve students in order to ensure that everyone has plenty of opportunity to talk to the teachers and to get very close to the books. Visit the London Rare Books School pages for further details and booking.

T.S. Eliot International Summer School 2012

Friday 10 February 2012
Booking is open for the T.S. Eliot International Summer School 2012 which will be held at the Institute of English Studies, University of London from 7 to 15 July. This year's school will be opened by Paul Muldoon and will feature a reading by Sean O'Brien, winner of the T.S. Eliot Prize, at The London Library . In addition to the academic programme, receptions and coach trips, there will also be a series of social activities, including poetry readings, discussion groups, and late afternoon walking tours of literary Bloomsbury.

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