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Christmas Party

Friday, December 2, 2011


Thanksgiving: -- No Meeting

Friday, November 25, 2011


'Locke and the Limits of Toleration'

Friday, November 18, 2011 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Al Martinich


'The History of Oxford University Press'

Friday, November 11, 2011 • 2:45 PM

Prothro Theater, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Donald Lamm (WW Norton and Company)


'Crime, Punishment, and Governance in Eighteenth-Century Britain'

Friday, November 4, 2011 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206


'The Betrayal of Adam Smith'

Friday, October 28, 2011 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206


‘A New Grand-Transatlantic-Drama: Britain and the Anglo-American War of 1812’

Friday, October 21, 2011 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Troy Bickham TEXAS A&M


'Surprising Resilience: Historians of British Conservatism since 1945'

Friday, October 14, 2011 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Sir Brian Harrison OXFORD UNIVERSITY


‘Shakespeare and Home Front during World War II’

Friday, October 7, 2011 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Laurence Raw BASKENT UNIVERSITY


‘The Royal Wedding and the Making of a Modern Princess’

Friday, September 30, 2011 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Lindsey Schell UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES


‘What’s for Dinner on a Desert Island: Feast and Famine in The Tempest’

Friday, September 23, 2011 • 2:45 PM

Prothro Theatre, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center

Leonard Barkan PRINCETON UNIVERSITY


‘Poverty, Politics, and Roast Beef: Poor Relief and the Nation in Early Nineteenth-Century Britain’

Friday, September 16, 2011 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Nadja Durbach UNIVERSITY OF UTAH


‘The Territory of My Imagination: Rediscovering Dan Jacobson’s South Africa’

Friday, September 9, 2011 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Geoffrey Davis UNIVERSITY OF AACHEN


'The Scots, Irish, English, and Welsh in the Making of Texas'

Friday, September 2, 2011 • 2:45 AM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Marian Barber (UT Austin)


'The Oxford of Maurice Bowra and Hugh Trevor Roper'

Friday, August 26, 2011 • 2:45 AM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Paul Woodruff (Philosophy), Roger Louis (History), and David Leal (Government)


John Higley on Vilfredo Pareto and elite patterns in America and Britain

Friday, May 6, 2011 • 3:00 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, HRC 3.206


Priscilla Roberts on Henry James and the weakening of British Power

Friday, April 29, 2011 • 3:00 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, HRC 3.206


Geoffrey Wheatcroft on Britain as a client state

Friday, April 22, 2011 • 3:00 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, HRC 3.206


Andrew Lycett on Conan Doyle and Rudyard Kipling

Friday, April 15, 2011 • 3:00 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, HRC 3.206


Joanna Lewis on the wind of change

Friday, April 8, 2011 • 3:00 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, HRC 3.206


'The United States, 1783-1861: Britain's Honorary Dominion?'

Friday, April 1, 2011

A.G. Hopkins, History


Deborah Harkness on the science of magic

Friday, March 25, 2011

Tom Lea Rooms, HRC 3.206


Philip Bobbitt on the Special Relationship

Friday, March 11, 2011

Tom Lea Rooms, HRC 3.206


'Brent Scowcroft and Mrs. Thatcher'

Friday, March 4, 2011 • 3:00 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, HRC 3.206

Bartholomew Sparrow, Government


'George Bernard Shaw: Modernist'

Friday, February 25, 2011 • 3:00 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, HRC 3.206

David Kornhaber, English


'Demonic Possession in Early Modern Britain'

Friday, February 18, 2011 • 3:00 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, HRC 3.206

Brian Levack, History


'Nabobs: Empire and the Politics of National Identity in Eighteenth Century Britain'

Friday, February 11, 2011 • 3:00 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, HRC 3.206

Tillman Nechtman, Skidmore College


'George Bernard Shaw: Modernist'

Friday, February 4, 2011 • 3:00 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, HRC 3.206

David Kornhaber, English


'Sister Arts: The Erotics of Lesbian Landscape'

Friday, January 28, 2011 • 3:00 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, HRC 3.206

Lisa L. Moore, English and Women's and Gender Studies


'Naked Colonialism: Displaying the Unclothed Body'

Friday, January 21, 2011 • 3:00 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, HRC 3.206

Philippa Levine, History and British Studies