Twentieth Century and Contemporary Literature

Convenor: Mr Alex Assaly, Mr Lewis Wynn & Mr Nathaniel Zetter

3S, weeks 2 & 8, Thursdays at 4.30, English Faculty Room S-R24 and week 6, Tuesday at 5pm, English Faculty Boardroom

Overview: This seminar is a forum for scholars to present papers on aspects of literature in the 20th and 21st centuries. After each seminar, discussion continues over drinks and dinner. All are welcome.


26/01/17 How to Read an Earworm, from Twain to Tarantino - Dr Edward Allen (University of Cambridge)

28/02/17 'What is it Like to Be Leopold Bloom? Ulysses and The Problem of Qualia' - Jon Day (KCL)

09/03/17 ‘Up from the Grassy Roots’: Nancy Cunard in America - Dr Sandeep Parmar (University of Liverpool)