The Institute of English Studies runs an active programme of lectures, seminars, conferences, symposia, reading groups and summer schools. Unless otherwise stated, events are free and open to the public. Use the calendar below to view upcoming events and to register for conferences and lectures.

Covid-19: The Institute of English Studies is currently holding all events online. 

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History of Libraries Seminar
History of Libraries Seminar

Professor Alan Nelson (University of California, Berkeley): `Reconstructing the Bradshawe Family Library of Marple, Cheshire, 1600-1784’.

Institute of English Studies
Seminar
1 December
Medieval Manuscripts Seminar
Medieval Manuscripts Seminar

The Relationship between the Manuscripts of the ‘Irish Liber Hymnorum’
Dr Caitríona Ó Dochartaigh (Department of Early and Medieval Irish, Un...

Institute of English Studies
Seminar
1 December
IES Unfinished Business Seminar
IES Unfinished Business Seminar

Katherine Hindley, 'Writing on the Body: Interacting with Charm Texts in Late Medieval England'

Institute of English Studies
Seminar
2 December
Book and Print Initiative
Book and Print Initiative

Julia Walworth (Merton College, Oxford)

Institute of English Studies
Seminar
3 December
London Modernism Seminar
London Modernism Seminar

Countercultural modernisms

Institute of English Studies
Seminar
5 December
London Old and Middle English Research Seminar (LOMERS)
London Old and Middle English Research Seminar (LOMERS)

Laura Saetveit Miles: ‘St. Birgitta of Sweden’s Revelations in Middle English Devotional Compilations’

Institute of English Studies
Seminar
9 December
EMPHASIS
EMPHASIS

Denis Robichaud (Notre Dame University)
“Ficino and the Nodus Divinus.”

Institute of English Studies
Seminar
12 December
London Shakespeare Seminar
London Shakespeare Seminar

Theatricality
Erika Lin (CUNY): ‘Festive Friars: Embodied Performance Beyond Drama’
Noemie Ndiaye (University of Chicago): ‘Scripts of Black...

Institute of English Studies
Seminar
14 December
Book and Print Initiative
Book and Print Initiative

Argula Rublack (Senate House Library, University of London)

Institute of English Studies
Seminar
17 December

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