Friday 15 October 2010

Lunchtime LecturEAS

Come along and hear an expert talk about a piece of poetry, prose, film or drama at lunchtime on Wednesdays. Each session will comprise a 20 minute lecture and a 10 minute Q&A. You should read the poem in advance (posted on the EAS blog). Lectures run from 1.10-1.40, Wednesday afternoons, Rutherford LT, Schuster Building.

Semester 1

Week 4
Jerome de Groot
John Milton, Sonnet 19 (‘When I consider how my light is spent’)

Week 5
Roger Holdsworth
Shakespeare, Sonnet 144 ('Two loves I have, of comfort and despair')

Week 7
John McAuliffe
Elizabeth Bishop poem tbc

Week 8
Ian McGuire
Walt Whitman, ‘Crossing Brooklyn Ferry’

Week 9
Malcolm Hicks
Robert Browning, ‘Inapprehensiveness’

Week 10
Ian Scott
Film clips tbc

Week 11
Andrew Frayn
Richard Aldington, ‘In the Tube’ and ‘Cinema Exit’

Semester 2
Programme to be finalised, but lectures from Hal Gladfelder, Anke Bernau, Michael Sanders (on John Clare, ‘Remembrances’), Roger Holdsworth (on WH Auden, ‘Musee des Beaux Arts’), Howard Booth, Noelle Gallagher (John Dryden poem tbc).

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