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Research seminars: May 2012

Seminars highlighted in blue form part of this semester's School research seminar theme, literature and memory. They will be delivered in English.

1 May 2012
Department of German / School of Divinity
With support from the School of Divinity and the V. J. Mckechnie-Ferguson Bequest
Professor Aleida Assmann (University of Konstanz)
‘The Erosion of the Future and the Reinvention of the Past’
Professor Jan Assmann (University of Konstanz)
‘The Exodus from Egypt in the Cultural Memory of Ancient Israel and Beyond.’
4pm, Parliament Hall

3 May 2012
Postgraduate Research Seminars
Sarah Townsend
‘Satire as a Gendered Device: Re-reading Molière and Françoise Pascal’
Jutta Kling
'Heine's Ironies: Queering the Homophobic'
4.00pm, Arts Seminar Room 2

10 May 2012
Postgraduate Research Seminars
Danielle Berrow
'An Introduction to the Life and Work of Madame de Genlis'
4pm, Buchanan room 312

14 May 2012
Professor Terence Cave (University of Oxford)
‘Cognitive Approaches to Literary Study’
5.15pm, Arts Seminar room 4