All four seminars will start at 5 pm (UK time) on Thursdays and take place on Microsoft Teams. Please email the organisers to register in advance.
14 May – Group reading of George Bernard Shaw, Pygmalion (Daniel Abdalla, Rebecca Beasley, Santanu Das, Andrew Dickinson, Lucy Fleming, Benjamin Grant, Sean Ketteringham, Mariachiara Leteo, Damian Maher, Agota Marton, Kate McLoughlin, Chloe Nahum, George Potts, Leonie Wanitzek)
21 May – Professor Elizabeth Outka (University of Richmond), Introduction to Viral Modernism: The Influenza Pandemic and Interwar Literature (2019) (‘Introduction’ to be pre-circulated, and Professor Outka will be leading the discussion with a short presentation)
4 June – Roundtable on Life, Literature and Covid-19: Melissa Alexander, Santanu Das, Sean Ketteringham, Kate McLoughlin, Chloe Nahum, Sarah Waltcher
18 June – Professor Megan M. Quigley (Villanova University), ‘T. S. Eliot’s Fictional Afterlives’