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.

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(HOBAR) Open University History of Books and Reading Seminar
(HOBAR) Open University History of Books and Reading Seminar

Christopher Ohge, Digital Marginalia

Book History and Bibliography Research Seminar
Seminar
28 January
Room 234 (Senate House)
(HOBAR) Open University History of Books and Reading Seminar
(HOBAR) Open University History of Books and Reading Seminar

Anezka Kuzmicova, It depends: everyday practices of print vs. digital reading

Book History and Bibliography Research Seminar
Seminar
4 February
Room 234 (Senate House)
(HOBAR) Open University History of Books and Reading Seminar
(HOBAR) Open University History of Books and Reading Seminar

Bronwen Thomas, #ireadeverywhere: Performing Readerliness Online

Book History and Bibliography Research Seminar
Seminar
18 March
Room 234 (Senate House)
(HOBAR) Open University History of Books and Reading Seminar
(HOBAR) Open University History of Books and Reading Seminar

Karina van Dalen-Oskam,The Riddle of Literary Quality: can we measure literariness?

Book History and Bibliography Research Seminar
Seminar
1 April
Room 234 (Senate House)
(HOBAR) Open University History of Books and Reading Seminar
(HOBAR) Open University History of Books and Reading Seminar

Laura Dietz, ‘I tend to prefer real books to e-books’: negotiating the realness and bookness of e-novels

Book History and Bibliography Research Seminar
Seminar
15 April
Room 234 (Senate House)