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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History of Libraries Seminar
History of Libraries Seminar

Ed Potten (University of York): `“Knowledge, Like a
Diamond Polished, More Illustriously Shines”: The Library of Mary Booth of Dunham Massey (1...

Seminar
4 February
Warburg
Charles Peake Ulysses Seminar
Charles Peake Ulysses Seminar
The Charles Peake Ulysses Seminar
Seminar
7 February
Room 243 (Senate House)
Jane Austen Society Study Day 2020
Jane Austen Society Study Day 2020
Conference / Symposium
8 February
Room G22/26 (Senate House)
London Shakespeare Seminar
London Shakespeare Seminar

Andrew Murphy (Trinity College Dublin) on Shakespeare in print
Liza Blake (Toronto) on Shakespeare, Cavendish and book history

London Shakespeare Seminar
Seminar
10 February
The Senate Room (Senate House)
Medieval Manuscripts Seminar
Medieval Manuscripts Seminar

Elaine Treharne, Roberta Bowning Denning Professor of Humanities, University of Stanford

Medieval Manuscripts Seminar
Seminar
11 February
Dr Seng T Lee Centre for Manuscript and Book Studies
Book Collecting Seminar
Book Collecting Seminar

Special collections at the National Art Library

Book Collecting Seminar Series
Seminar
11 February
Room 246 (Senate House)
London-Paris Romanticism Seminar
London-Paris Romanticism Seminar

Nicholas Halmi (University of Oxford)
Subjectivity and Historicity in the Romantic Epic: Wordsworth and Byron

London-Paris Romanticism Seminar
Seminar
21 February
Room G35 (Senate House)
London Shakespeare Seminar
London Shakespeare Seminar

Jennifer Richards (Newcastle) on editing
TBC

London Shakespeare Seminar
Seminar
2 March
The Senate Room (Senate House)
History of Libraries Seminar
History of Libraries Seminar

Yann Sordet (Bibliothèque Mazarine, Paris): `Blind Spots and New Facts : Searching Mazarin's Private Libraries'

Seminar
3 March
Warburg

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