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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Historical Linguistics Seminar
Historical Linguistics Seminar

Dr. Laura Wright, University of Cambridge
‘On the mutability of codeswitching in Medieval Britain, 1200-1500’

Seminar
28 March
Room 243 (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)
History of Libraries Seminar
History of Libraries Seminar

Alice Strang (Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh): `The Publisher, the Architect and the Sculptor: The Building of Fountainbridge L...

History of Libraries
Seminar
2 April
Other
Virginia Woolf Society Conference and AGM 2019
Virginia Woolf Society Conference and AGM 2019
Conference / Symposium
6 April
Other
History of Libraries Seminar
History of Libraries Seminar

Alice Ford-Smith, library walk

History of Libraries
Seminar
6 April
Other
EMPHASIS (Early Modern Philosophy and the Scientific Imagination Seminar)
EMPHASIS (Early Modern Philosophy and the Scientific Imagination Seminar)

Kevin Tracey (Swansea University/Science Museum): “Calculating Value: Reading the Scribal Technologies of Early Modern Mathematics”

EMPHASIS
Seminar
6 April
Room 246 (Senate House)
Writing Skills Seminar
Writing Skills Seminar
Research Training
9 April
Room 246 (Senate House)
Book Collecting Seminar
Book Collecting Seminar

Christopher Adams, Leila Kassir, Brooke Palmieri, Soofiya: 'Queer books: an academic, an artist, a collector and a librarian discuss the field'

Book Collecting Seminar Series
Seminar
9 April
Room G34 (Senate House)

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