2018-2019

Forthcoming

Seminar

Letters to the Editor
1 May, 3-4.30pm, Room A112, Oxford Rd campus
Speakers: Dr Stefania Silvestri (Centre for Jewish Studies, University of Manchester and Kathy Davies (History, Sheffield Hallam University).
Full details available in our event announcement.

Public event

Creative Letters: Poetry Reading with Leontia Flynn and Zaffar Kunial
9 May 2019, 5-7.30pm, Historic Reading Room, The John Rylands Library
Reception and collection encounter from 5pm, poetry reading at 6pm.
Full details in our event announcement.

Symposium

Words and Pictures: Letters in Modern Art and Fiction
19 June, 12.30-4.30pm, Christie Room, The John Rylands Library
Papers by Bruce Wilkinson (John Rylands Research Institute), Dr Sophie Baldock (Harlaxton College) and Dr Luke Skrebowski (Art History, Manchester); collection encounter with Jessica Smith (John Rylands Library).
Full details and booking will be available in early May.

 

Past

Seminars

Pictures and Postcards: Images and Letters
8th November, 5–6.30pm, Christie Room, The John Rylands Library
Speakers: Dr Luke Uglow (Art History, Manchester) and Dr Julia Gillen (Linguistics and English Language, Lancaster).
Full details available in our event announcment.

Literary Letters
5th December, 3–4.30pm, Samuel Alexander Building A202, Oxford Road campus
Speakers: Lucy Burns (English and American Studies, Manchester) and Prof Hugh Haughton (English and Related Literature, York).
Full details available in our event announcement.

Ancient and Modern Love
31st January, 5-6.30pm, Christie Room, The John Rylands Library
Speakers: Dr Owen Hodkinson (Leeds, Classics) and Kate Gibson (Manchester, History),
Full details available in our event announcement.

Correspondence, Provenance, and the Ethics of Collecting
6th March, 3-4:30pm, A112 Samuel Alexander Building, Oxford Road Campus
Speakers: Dr Katharina E Keim (Centre for Religions and Theology, Lund University, and Centre for Jewish Studies, Manchester) and Dr Roberta Mazza (Classics, Ancient History, Archaeology and Egyptology, Manchester),
Full details available in our event announcement.

International Agents
4th April, 5-6.30pm, Christie Room, The John Rylands Library
Speakers: Dr Esther van Raamsdonk (School of English and Drama, Queen Mary University of London) and Dr Eva-Maria Broomer and Professor Stephen Parker (German Studies, Manchester).
Full details available in our event announcement.

Workshop

READing and Transkribing handwritten documents
24 January 2019, 12.30–4.30pm, Collab 1, Kilburn Building, University of Manchester
Workshop led by Dr Louise Seaward (UCL),
Full details available in our event announcement.

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