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John Banville as Novelist and Critic: The Untouchable

Friday, April 28, 2017 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Steven Isenberg


Patrick French on V.S. Naipaul

Friday, April 21, 2017 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206


From ‘Divide and Conquer’ to ‘Federate and Leave’

Friday, April 14, 2017 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Jason Parker TEXAS A&M


Where Shall We Adventure? Hayao Miyazaki Meets Robert Louis Stevenson

Friday, April 7, 2017 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Susan Napier TUFTS UNIVERSITY


George Orwell’s 1984 and his Subsequent Reputation

Friday, March 31, 2017 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

John Rodden (British Studies)


Winston Churchill: The View from 2017

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Lee Pollock of The International Churchill Society


The Falklands Crisis: A Personal Perspective from the Whitehall Operations Room

Friday, March 24, 2017 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Sarah Beaver ALL SOULS COLLEGE, OXFORD


Trust and Distrust in Stuart England

Friday, March 10, 2017 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Brian Levack HISTORY


Writing from Newgate Prison, 1795: William Winterbotham’s View of America

Friday, March 3, 2017 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

James Epstein VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY


Assimilation and its Discontents: Wales in British Literature

Friday, February 24, 2017 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Daniel Williams SWANSEA UNIVERSITY


Roger Louis on Britain and Israel in 1948

Friday, February 17, 2017 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206


Obedience and Some of Its Discontents

Friday, February 10, 2017 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Al Martinich UT PHILOSOPHY


British Colonial Violence and the End of Empire

Friday, February 3, 2017 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Caroline Elkins HARVARD UNIVERSITY


Alexander King: Scientist and Environmentalist

Friday, January 27, 2017 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Jurgend Schmandt LBJ SCHOOL


Bob Dylan and England

Friday, January 20, 2017 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Thomas Palaima CLASSICS