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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Open University Book History and Bibliography Research Seminar
Open University Book History and Bibliography Research Seminar

‘Wilkie Collins “in Cornhill Country”: the periodical serialisation of Armadale.’

Book History and Bibliography Research Seminar
Seminar
29/01/2018
Room 243 (Senate House)
Open University Book History and Bibliography Research Seminar
Open University Book History and Bibliography Research Seminar

After Serialisation: Adapting the Mid-Victorian Novel for Later Audiences

Book History and Bibliography Research Seminar
Seminar
12/02/2018
Room 243 (Senate House)
Open University Book History and Bibliography Research Seminar
Open University Book History and Bibliography Research Seminar

‘Serial Marketing: Ouida in the 1860s’

Book History and Bibliography Research Seminar
Seminar
05/03/2018
Room 243 (Senate House)
Open University Book History and Bibliography Research Seminar
Open University Book History and Bibliography Research Seminar

‘WH Smith’s, serialisation and the reading public’

Book History and Bibliography Research Seminar
Seminar
12/03/2018
Room 243 (Senate House)
Open University Book History and Bibliography Research Seminar
Open University Book History and Bibliography Research Seminar

‘Humour, Propaganda and Print Culture: American Satirical Magazines during the First World War’

Book History and Bibliography Research Seminar
Seminar
19/03/2018
Room 243 (Senate House)
Open University Book History and Bibliography Research Seminar
Open University Book History and Bibliography Research Seminar

‘“Don’t know what upset Sylvia”: Book Club Judges, Editing and Censorship’

Book History and Bibliography Research Seminar
Seminar
26/03/2018
Room 243 (Senate House)
Open University Book History and Bibliography Research Seminar
Open University Book History and Bibliography Research Seminar

‘Penguin Parade! Penguin Books and the Venture into Periodical Publishing’

Book History and Bibliography Research Seminar
Seminar
09/04/2018
Room 243 (Senate House)
Open University Book History and Bibliography Research Seminar
Open University Book History and Bibliography Research Seminar

‘Authors and the value of serial publication at the end of the nineteenth century’

Book History and Bibliography Research Seminar
Seminar
16/04/2018
Room 243 (Senate House)