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Research seminars: February 2011

4-5 February 2011
Poetry Forum
Robert Crawford/Elisa Biagini
4 Feb: reading in St Andrews at 4pm in Buchanan room 216
5 Feb: reading in Scottish Poetry Library, Edinburgh
Poetry and Private Myths

Thursday 10 February 2011
ITALICA Research Seminar
In collaboration with the Poetry Forum
Prof Carlo Caruso (University of Durham)
Renaissance Poetry: Dying Gods and citrus trees.  The revival of the Adonis myth in the Italian Renaissance.
at 5pm in Buchanan room 216

Wednesday 16 February 2011
Comparative Literature Research Seminar Series
Prof Susanne Kord (University College London)
'Women' and 'Work': Female Peasant Poets in Eighteenth-Century Britain and Germany
at 4pm in School 1, United College

Thursday 17 February 2011
Italica: Italian Research Seminars
Monica Jansen (University of Utrecht)
Italy and Precariousness: a comparative view through translations from
Grillo, Celestini and Nove
at 5pm in Buchanan Building Room 216

Wednesday 23 February 2011
Comparative Literature Research Seminar Series
Prof Edith Hall (Royal Holloway University of London
Greek and Roman Classics between European Birthright, Colonial Curse, and World Literature

at 4pm in Buchanan room 216

Thursday 24 February 2011
Poetry Forum
Nikolaj Lubecker (Oxford)
The Poetry and Politics of Myths: Surrealism during World War II
at 5.15pm in Buchanan room 216