Seminar Series


2017-2018 First Semester

Unless otherwise specified, all seminars are on Thursdays and will begin at 4:30 pm in Room CRT-7.45, 7/F, Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus, HKU. Questions, corrections, or comments to Dr Hannah Shipman.

12 October 2017
Professor Marianne Hundt, English Department, University of Zurich
What’s behind variation with (A) LOT (OF)? A view from World Englishes

26 October 2017
Dr. Rudolph Glitz, Faculty of Humanities, University of Amsterdam
“Cousin, I am too young”: Age and Royalty in Shakespeare’s Richard II

2 November 2017
Professor Paul Crawford, School of Health Sciences, The University of Nottingham
Arts and the Language of Recovery

9 November 2017
Dr. Simon Alderson, Cygnet Communications Ltd
"Silas Mullett His Book His Hand & Pen": an unpublished MS song & ballad collection from 1806

16 November 2017 (Room CRT-7.58)
Dr. Miles Link, Department of English, Fudan University
'Thus Began Outrage from Liveless Things’: Nature’s Hostile Turn in Milton’s Paradise Lost

22 November 2017 (Wednesday, Room CRT-7.58)
Professor Isobel Armstrong, Department of English and Humanities, Birkbeck, University of London
A Challenge to the fin de siècle poem: Four alternative fin de siècle poets - Hardy, Field, Meynell, Kipling

30 November 2017
Professor Johan van der Auwera, Department of Linguistics, University of Antwerp
Englishes, English Creoles and their Negative Indefinites

 

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Last updated: 23 November 2017