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The dead pan: Nathanael West’s unfunny jokes and modernist anti‐sentimentalism
18
Oct
2018

The dead pan: Nathanael West’s unfunny jokes and modernist anti‐sentimentalism

Though Nathanael West’s novels are often read in terms of an ancient and revered mode of misanthropic humour—satire—in this paper I want to draw on recent work...
The dead pan: Nathanael West’s unfunny jokes and modernist anti‐sentimentalism
18
Oct
2018

The dead pan: Nathanael West’s unfunny jokes and modernist anti‐sentimentalism

Though Nathanael West’s novels are often read in terms of an ancient and revered mode of misanthropic humour—satire—in this paper I want to draw on recent...
Online Archives and Digital Resources: A thousand years of networks
17
Oct
2018

Online Archives and Digital Resources: A thousand years of networks

As part of the “Settimana della lingua italiana”, Dr Josh Brown will give a lecture on October 17 at 4pm entitled “Online archives and digital resources: A...
Only Mediate: The Mere Interest of Interbrow in Kenneth Lonergan’s Margaret (2011) and Howards End (2017)
11
Oct
2018

Only Mediate: The Mere Interest of Interbrow in Kenneth Lonergan’s Margaret (2011) and Howards End (2017)

‘Only connect’ functions both as the epigraph to E. M. Forster’s Howards End (1910) and as the central character Margaret Schlegel’s exhortation to her husband...
SLLL HDR Conference 2018
05
Oct
2018

SLLL HDR Conference 2018

The SLLL HDR Convenors are pleased to invite you to the 2018 HDR Conference to be held on 5 October 2018 in the Baldessin Precinct building.  All CASS/CAP HDR...
Etched in Bone: A film by Martin Thomas and Beatrice Bijon
04
Oct
2018

Etched in Bone: A film by Martin Thomas and Beatrice Bijon

Red Lily Productions invite you and your guest to the launch of Etched in Bone , a film by Martin Thomas and Beatrice Bijon. RSVP by 27 September to...
Denis Villeneuve’s multilingual cinema: Decentring space, time and language in Arrival
04
Oct
2018

Denis Villeneuve’s multilingual cinema: Decentring space, time and language in Arrival

With dialogue in Arabic, English, Finnish, French, Hungarian, Japanese, Mandarin, Norwegian, Russian, Somali, Spanish and even extraterrestrial languages,...

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