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Christmas Party

Friday, December 14, 2012


David Leal on ‘Sherlock Holmes versus James Bond’

Friday, December 7, 2012 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

David Leal GOVERNMENT


Dan Raff on ‘The Oxford and Cambridge University Presses’

Friday, November 30, 2012 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Daniel Raff WHARTON SCHOOL OF BUSINESS


Thanksgiving Break - No meeting.

Friday, November 23, 2012


William Janeway on ‘The Legacy of John Maynard Keynes’

Friday, November 16, 2012 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

William Janeway WARBURG PINCUS TECHNOLOGY


Paul Levy on ‘Bloomsbury Reassessed’

Friday, November 9, 2012 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Paul Levy (Wall Street Journal)


Philippa Levine on 'Colonial Prostitution: Brothel Clubs in British South East Asia'

Friday, November 2, 2012 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Philippa Levine


Jad Adams on ‘Tony Benn: The Making of a British Radical’

Friday, October 26, 2012 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Jad Adams (University of London)


Betty Smocovitis on 'Rhapsody on a Darwinian Theme'

Friday, October 19, 2012 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Betty Smocovitis (University of Florida)


Philip Stern on 'The Evolution of the City of Bombay'

Friday, October 12, 2012 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Philip Stern (Duke University)


Albert J. Beveridge, III on ‘Scriptor Renatus: Anthony Trollope’

Friday, October 5, 2012 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Albert J. Beveridge, III (Johns Hopkins University)


Richard Davenport-Hines on 'Ivy Compton-Burnett'

Friday, September 28, 2012 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Richard Davenport-Hines (London)


Sucheta Mahajan on 'Independence and Partition of India Reassessed'

Friday, September 21, 2012 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Sucheta Mahajan (Jawaharlal Nehru University)


'Prince Albert'

Friday, September 14, 2012 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Rosemary Hill (All Souls College, Oxford)


'The War Poems of Robert Graves'

Friday, September 7, 2012 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Tom Palaima (Classics)


‘Charlie Chaplin’s Forgotten Feature: A Countess from Hong Kong’

Friday, August 31, 2012 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Donna Kornhaber


‘Writing the Biographies of A. J. P. Taylor and Hugh Trevor-Roper’

Friday, May 4, 2012 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Adam Sisman LONDON


‘Napoleon Comes to America: The Publishing of Sir Walter Scott’s Life of Napoleon Buonaparte (1827)’

Friday, April 27, 2012 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Michael Winship ENGLISH


‘David Astor and the Observer’

Friday, April 20, 2012 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Jeremy Lewis LONDON


‘The Victorian Historian Mary Anne Everett Green’

Friday, April 13, 2012 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Christine Krueger MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY


'The Problem Family in Postwar Britain'

Friday, April 6, 2012 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Selina Todd ST. HILDA'S COLLEGE, OXFORD


'Editing the English Historical Review'

Friday, March 30, 2012 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

George Bernard UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHAMPTON


'Convicts in British India'

Friday, March 23, 2012 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Anand Yang UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON, SEATTLE


'Anglo-Japanese Cultural Relations, 1868-1950'

Friday, March 9, 2012 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Sheldon Garon PRINCETON UNIVERSITY


'Britain and Islam in the Twentieth Century'

Wednesday, March 7, 2012 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

John Voll GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY


'Derek Jarman and British Films: Paintings, Poetry, and Prose'

Friday, March 2, 2012 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Michael Charlesworth ART HISTORY


'Poetry, Anthology, and Criticism: Michael Roberts and the BBC'

Friday, February 24, 2012 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Andrew Roberts SCHOOL OF ORIENTAL AND AFRICAN STUDIES


'Harry Potter and the Fantastic Journey'

Friday, February 17, 2012 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Susan Napier TUFTS UNIVERSITY


'British Imperialism and American Nation-Building Compared'

Friday, February 10, 2012 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Jeremi Suri HISTORY AND LBJ SCHOOL


'Churchill, Roosevelt, and China'

Friday, February 3, 2012 • 3:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Ronald Heiferman QUINNIPIAC UNIVERSITY


Henry Sacheverell and the Cult of Eighteenth-Century Personalities

Friday, January 27, 2012 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Brian Cowan MCGILL UNIVERSITY


'The Iron Lady'

Friday, January 20, 2012 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Round Table Discussion