A curated selection of events in English Literature 2017 - 2019.
English Literature Seminar Series
English Literature Seminar Series: Autumn 2019
English Literature Seminar Series: Spring 2019
English Literature Seminar Series: Autumn 2018
English Literature Seminar Series: Spring 2018
English Literature Seminar Series: Autumn 2017
Conferences and symposia
A two-day multidisciplinary conference on the transgender and non-binary experience in social policy, health and wellbeing, law, the arts, digital humanities, and media.
Lectures and talks
Come along to hear Jay talk about all things crime fiction, offer writing and publishing advice, and take questions from the audience.
An illustrated lecture revealing the secret language of comics by renowned New Yorker cartoonist, editor, memoirist and scholar Paul Karasik.
On the eve of Edinburgh Spy Week, join us for an exploration of 'The Revolutionary Double Agent and Cold War Citizenship' by Professor Adam Piette (University of Sheffield).
'There’s something a bit harsh about you, Fleur’: Muriel Spark and her voices.
Film screenings and festivals
Eight students of the MSc in Playwriting will have extracts from their original works read at showcases on 5th and 12th August 2019 at the Traverse Theatre as part of the 2019 Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
A week-long celebration of espionage in literature and film, and the ways in which secrecy and spying run through our history and culture.
Five days of events on espionage fiction and film, and the ways in which secrecy and spying run through our history and culture.
Exhibitions, workshops and performances
The James Tait Black (JTB) Prizes are the only major awards of their kind in Britain to be judged by scholars and students. In the case of the JTB Prize for Drama, the students come from our MSc Playwriting programme.
A showcase of poems from the most sustained literary effort of the modernist generation.