Events and visiting speakers

The research culture of Medieval and Renaissance studies in English is enlivened by two fortnightly seminar series run by the Centre for Medieval Studies and the Centre for Early Modern Studies, as well as by Visiting Speakers in the English Department and events such as the annual Gareth Roberts Memorial Lecture. The Early Modern Reading Group (internal only), organized by postgraduates in English and History, meets fortnightly throughout the year.

Forthcoming conferences and events include

  • A symposium on Death, Burial and Commemoration in England and Wales, 1-2 November, 2013 (for further information contact Naomi Howell or Philip Schwyzer)
  • The Gareth Roberts Memorial Lecture, delivered by Professor David Norbrook (Oxford), 10 March 2014
  • A workshop on Classical Reception in Early Modern England, hosted by the Centre for Early Modern Studies, May 2014 (for further information contact Edward Paleit or Henry Power)
  • A symposium commemorating the twentieth anniversary of the death of Derek Jarman, summer 2014 (for further information contact Pascale Aebischer)
  • The Eleventh International Milton Symposium, 20-24 July, 2015 (for further information contact Karen Edwards)