Literatures, Languages & Cultures


Information on upcoming and past events in the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures.

St Andrews House on Calton Hill
Mar 27 2017 -

Literary Censorship from Shelley's Queen Mab, 'Furtively Obtained', to Zola's 'Powerful Realistic Novels'

Dr Katherine Inglis and Dr Matthew Fellion, co-authors of an upcoming history of literary censorship, will discuss the impact of Victorian obscenity law on literature, through the life and work of the publisher Henry Vizetelly.
Centre for the History of the Book logo
Mar 31 2017 -

"Karl Marx and the Kindle": Literature in the Digital Economy

Dr Daniel Allington of UWE Bristol, will be giving a seminar titled ‘“Karl Marx and the Kindle”: Literature in the Digital Economy’
The Tent

On the 200th anniversary of what remains one of the boldest launches in British periodical history, we will return to the scene of Blackwood’s founding for two days of debate about Maga’s highs and lows and its enduring legacies in literary, cultural, and political history.