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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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
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
EMPHASIS
EMPHASIS

Aviva Rothman (Case Western Reserve University)
“Kepler’s Epitome of Copernican Astronomy and the Copernican ban of 1616.”

Institute of English Studies
Seminar
15 January
London-Paris Romanticism Seminar
London-Paris Romanticism Seminar

Seamus Perry (University of Oxford)
‘I cannot wish him different’: What did Wordsworth mean to Arnold?

Institute of English Studies
Seminar
15 January
Room 349 (Senate House)
EMPHASIS
EMPHASIS

Louise Devoy (National Maritime Museum)
“New perspectives on the life and work of Humfrey Cole (c.1530-91), England’s first native-born scienti...

Institute of English Studies
Seminar
6 February
London-Paris Romanticism Seminar
London-Paris Romanticism Seminar

Nigel Leask (University of Glasgow)
‘Werry romantic...among these Mountains & Lakes’: John Keats and the Highland Tour

Institute of English Studies
Seminar
19 February
Room 349 (Senate House)

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