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David Attwell
Professor David Attwell in Cape Town

Posted on Wednesday 24 May 2017

Professor David Attwell is to give the University of Cape Town 'Winter School lectures' (this Summer!), entitled: 'The Writing Event: Process, Discovery And Craft In J.M. Coetzee'


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Austen at 200

Posted on Tuesday 16 May 2017

A programme of screenings, talks and discussions to celebrate Jane Austen’s writing and legacy, marking the 200th anniversary of her death.


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The 'Singularity of Literature' Launch Party - celebrate with us!

Posted on Monday 8 May 2017

Professor Derek Attridge's book joins Routledge Classics Series.


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Emma Major's Gin Drinking in BBC top ten

Posted on Thursday 4 May 2017

'The Gin Craze' is voted one of Radio 4's 'In Our Time' top ten broadcasts.



Forthcoming events

Wed
24
May

'Love and Friendship' film screening with discussion

Part of the AUSTEN AT 200 events series.

Wed
24
May

AUSTEN AT 200

A series of events to commemorate Jane Austen’s writing and her legacy marking the 200th anniversary of her death. Presented by the University of York in partnership with City Screen, the South Bank Community Cinema the York Festival of Ideas, and Fairfax House.

Fri
26
May

'Clueless' film screening with introduction

Part of the AUSTEN AT 200 events series.

Tue
30
May

Austen as Wartime Novelist

Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies Annual Stephen Copley Lecture, with speaker Professor Kathryn Sutherland (Oxford). Part of the AUSTEN AT 200 events series.

Wed
31
May

Narrative in Question Seminar 7

[Cancelled: Alice Hall (English): 'Disability and narrative: Kenzaburō Ōe's fiction.'] Mark Jenner (History): 'What you drink is what you write? Diet, dullness and medical writing in Restoration and Augustan England'

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