Culture, language and literature

Institute of English Studies
Speaker(s): Cynthia Johnston (IES, SAS UoL), Francesca Manzari, (Professor of the History of Art, Sapienza University, Rome), Scot McKendrick, (Head of Western Heritage Collections, British Library), Eric Marshall White, (Scheide Librarian and assistant university librarian for special collections, rare books and manuscripts at Princeton University Library), Rebecca Darley, (Senior Lecturer in Medieval History, Birkbeck University)
Thursday 25 March 2021
Institute of Modern Languages Research
Speaker(s): Dilwyn Porter (De Montfort University), Alan McDougall (University of Guelph), Rory Magrath (Solent University, Southampton)
Monday 8 March 2021
Institute of English Studies
Speaker(s): Per Landgren (Wolfson College, Oxford)
Saturday 10 April 2021
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Speaker(s): Beheroze Shroff, Dr Xin Li and Dr Marie-Christine Parent
Wednesday 21 April 2021
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Speaker(s): Dr Tom Hoogervorst , Dr Shihan de Silva and Dr Frederick Noronha
Wednesday 21 April 2021
Institute of Modern Languages Research, School of Advanced Study
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Tuesday 27 April 2021
Institute of Modern Languages Research
Speaker(s): Rebecca Wismeg-Kammerlander (KCL): More than a Romantic Scenery – the Contested Alpine Landscape in Raphaela Edelbauer’s ‘Das flüssige Land’; Jon Hughes (RHUL): The Art of Climbing: Reassessing the Legacy of Paul Preuß
Friday 16 April 2021
Institute of Modern Languages Research
Speaker(s): Jamie Green (Oxford): A Cross-Alpine Memory Culture? 21st-Century Memory Culture in South Tyrol and its Impact on Contemporary Identity; Richard McClelland (Bristol): God Tamangur. Symbolic Encounters with an Alpine Forest in Peider Lansel, Leta Semadeni and Ulrike Almut Sandig
Thursday 15 April 2021
Institute of Modern Languages Research
Speaker(s): Helen Baur (Munich): Verbindende Transnationalisierung und Mnemotop ‘der Parias’ – Die Alpen als Grenz- und Kontaktzone in Ferdinand von Saars ‘Die Steinklopfer’; Chris Zintzen (Vienna): Stillgestellt: Alpine Szenarien im Werkkomplex ‘Nach der Natur’ der österreichischen Architekturfotografin Margherita Spiluttini
Thursday 15 April 2021
Institute of Modern Languages Research
Speaker(s): Jens Klenner (Bowdoin): Resistance to Form: the Aesthetics of Mountains; Leonie Silber (Marburg): Die Alpen als Ort der Entgrenzung? Wilhelmine von Hillerns ‘Die Geier-Wally – Eine Geschichte aus den Tiroler Alpen’ (Deutsche Rundschau, 1875); Veronika Hofeneder (Vienna): Gletscherspalten und Zauberberge – Der Alpendiskurs bei Vicki Baum am Beispiel ihres Romans ‘Marion’ (1942); Caroline Jäger (Arizona): ‘Alles natürlich, alles bio’. Zur Utopie (?) einer kapitalistischen Alpenregion in Feleix Mitterers ‘Piefke-Saga’.
Wednesday 14 April 2021

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