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CuSPP Literary Studies Seminar Series 2019: Monique Rooney, Mediating Sovereignty: The Crown as 'Interbrow'
16
May
2019

CuSPP Literary Studies Seminar Series 2019: Monique Rooney, Mediating Sovereignty: The Crown as 'Interbrow'

Mediating Sovereignty: The Crown as 'Interbrow' This paper reads The Crown as an example of narrative ‘interbrow’—my coinage for middlebrow stories produced...
CuSPP Literary Studies Seminar Series 2019: Will Peyton, Liu Cixin's 'Diqiu Wangshi' Trilogy
09
May
2019

CuSPP Literary Studies Seminar Series 2019: Will Peyton, Liu Cixin's 'Diqiu Wangshi' Trilogy

Liu Cixin’s Diqiu Wangshi Trilogy This thesis examines Liu Cixin’s Diqiu Wangshi (The Remembrance of Earth’s Past), a Chinese science fiction trilogy whose...
CuSPP Literary Studies Seminar Series 2019: Manuel Clemens 'How (Not) to Become Tolerant: Affects and Habitus in Lessing’s Nathan the Wise'
02
May
2019

CuSPP Literary Studies Seminar Series 2019: Manuel Clemens 'How (Not) to Become Tolerant: Affects and Habitus in Lessing’s Nathan the Wise'

How (Not) to Become Tolerant: Affects and Habitus in Lessing’s Nathan the Wise The coincidences and phantasms that open Lessing’s Nathan the Wise reappear...
How books travel across the pond and down under: case studies in transnational reception of contemporary family-centered fiction
11
Apr
2019

How books travel across the pond and down under: case studies in transnational reception of contemporary family-centered fiction

Despite the transnational turn in book history (Shep, 2008) it is impossible to disentangle the nation from the text. It has been argued that the invention of...
CuSPP Literary Studies Seminar Series 2019: Katharina Bonzel 'Criminal Justice: Televisual Policing in the  Age of Disillusionment'
04
Apr
2019

CuSPP Literary Studies Seminar Series 2019: Katharina Bonzel 'Criminal Justice: Televisual Policing in the Age of Disillusionment'

Criminal Justice: Televisual Policing in the Age of Disillusionment This paper argues that the popular television series The Blacklist (2013-present) marks a...
CuSPP Literary Studies Seminar Series 2019: Paul Magee 'Writing is Speaking'
28
Mar
2019

CuSPP Literary Studies Seminar Series 2019: Paul Magee 'Writing is Speaking'

Writing is Speaking Why is it that when we read a passage of dense theoretical prose, say in Frederic Jameson, or encounter a “garden path” sentence (e.g. The...
Centre for Classical Studies presents: Public reading of Homer's Iliad
22
Mar
2019

Centre for Classical Studies presents: Public reading of Homer's Iliad

On Friday 22 March 2019, the Centre for Classical Studies will present a public reading of Homer's Iliad for the Festival Europeen Latin Grec. Some of our...

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