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Thursday 26th March 2015

R:Fest; 'Meritocracy and the Establishment' Podcast

R:Fest; 'Meritocracy and the Establishment' Podcast
Description
In the final lecture of the Runnymede Literary Festival (R:Fest), Professor Lord Peter Hennessy discussed ideas on 'Meritocracy and the Establishment'. If you missed the event, a podcast of the talk is available now.
Date:
26/03/2015
Thursday 19th March 2015

Applications for Admission to the Casual Ward: Sustenance for the Desperate; talk from Dr Laura MacCulloch

Applications for Admission to the Casual Ward: Sustenance for the Desperate; talk from Dr Laura MacCulloch
Description
Royal Holloway's Picture Gallery curator, Dr Laura MacCulloch, will be holding a lecture entitled 'Application for Admission to the Casual Ward: Sustenance for the Desperate, today at 6 pm.
Date:
19/03/2015
Tuesday 17th March 2015

Cove Park - Royal Holloway Poetry Fellowship

Cove Park - Royal Holloway Poetry Fellowship
Description
Cove Park - Royal Holloway Emerging Writer Fellowship
Date:
17/03/2015

The Foundation Programme Launch

Description
The English Department is pleased to announce the launch of The Foundation Programme. The Foundation Programme brings together and enhances the services that the Department and College offer.
Date:
17/03/2015
Thursday 12th March 2015

Literature and Visual Cultures Seminar: 'Silence, sound and city films and fictions of the 1920s and1930s'

Description
Royal Holloway's research seminar group, Literature and Visual Cultures, are to host a talk entitled 'Silence, sound and city films and fictions of the 1920s and 1930s'. This talk uses examples of late silent and early sound films (including F.W.Murnau's Sunrise and Paul Fejos's Lonesome) to explore the relationship between the visual and the aural in the cinema of the period, and the charged role played by representations of urban modernity in this context.
Date:
12/03/2015

'Chaucer and Fame: Reputation and Reception'; New Publication Edited by Dr Catherine Nall

'Chaucer and Fame: Reputation and Reception'; New Publication Edited by Dr Catherine Nall
Description
Co-edited by Royal Holloway's Dr Catherine Nall, alongside Isabel Davis, Chaucer and Fame: Reputation and Reception focuses upon fama, or fame, and its prevalence within Geoffrey Chaucer's works.
Date:
12/03/2015

Lunchtime Reading Series: Adam Marek, 'Instruction Manual for Swallowing' and 'The Stone Thrower'

Lunchtime Reading Series: Adam Marek, 'Instruction Manual for Swallowing' and 'The Stone Thrower'
Description
Adam Marek features in this year's penultimate session in the Lunchtime Reading Series. Marek will read from two of his short story collections, 'Instruction Manual for Swallowing' and 'The Stone Thrower'.
Date:
12/03/2015
Sunday 8th March 2015

Reminder about MA bursaries

Description
Ma Bursaries in English at Royal Holloway
Date:
08/03/2015
Thursday 5th March 2015

R:Fest 2015

R:Fest 2015
Description
R:Fest 2015 takes place from 9-16 March, with a programme of creative writing workshops in schools, as well as series of Runnymede Festival Magna Carta Lectures. With the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta signing here at Runnymede, R:Fest takes it focus from the event and the implications it evoked.
Date:
05/03/2015
Thursday 26th February 2015

Professor Kiernan Ryan's latest book, 'Shakespeare's Universality: Here's Fine Revolution', now in press

Professor Kiernan Ryan's latest book, 'Shakespeare's Universality: Here's Fine Revolution', now in press
Description
Professor Kiernan Ryan's latest book, 'Shakespeare's Universality: Here's Fine Revolution', is now in press and will be published on Shakespeare's birthday, April 23rd, by Bloomsbury.
Date:
26/02/2015
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