Program in British Studies
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'The Bombing of German Cities during the Second World War'

Friday, November 22, 2013 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Walter Wetzels (Founding Member of British Studies)


‘Dickens and Energy’

Friday, November 15, 2013 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Allen MacDuffie


'Ian McEwan's Novels: Sex, Espionage, and Literature'

Friday, November 8, 2013 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Miguel Gonzalez-Gerth (Founding Member of British Studies)


'Shakespeare and Othello'

Friday, November 1, 2013 • 2:30 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Douglas Bruster (English)


'The Stasi and Secret Files'

Friday, October 25, 2013 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Benjamin Gregg (Government)


'Who Blew the Bugle? The Charge of the Light Brigade and the Legacy of the Crimean War'

Friday, October 18, 2013 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Lara Kriegel (Indiana University)


'Isaac Newton and the Birth of Money'

Friday, October 11, 2013 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

James Scott (UT Statistics)


'The Last Magician - Isaac Newton'

Friday, October 4, 2013 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Stephen Weinberg (Josey Regental Chair of Science)


'Gypsies: Prejudice and Cultural Tradition'

Friday, September 27, 2013 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

David Cressy (George III Professor of History, Ohio State)


'The Economist'

Friday, September 20, 2013 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Aram Bakshian (Washington, D.C.)


'Photography and the Working Class in the 1950s'

Friday, September 13, 2013 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Stephen Brooke (York University, Toronto)


'The Myth of Tarzan'

Friday, September 6, 2013 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Christopher Benfey (Mount Holyoke College)


'British Sea Power and Napoleon in the Novels of Patrick O'Brian'

Friday, August 30, 2013 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Henry Dietz (Government)


‘Lincoln and Emancipation: the British and International Consequences’

Friday, May 10, 2013 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Richard Carwardine OXFORD


‘France and the British State and Empire, 1680-1940’

Friday, May 3, 2013 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Daniel Baugh CORNELL UNIVERSITY


'Margaret Thatcher'

Friday, April 26, 2013 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Geoffrey Wheatcroft LONDON


‘Unsettled: Refugee Camps in Britain’

Friday, April 19, 2013 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Jordanna Bailkin UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON


"Writers, Readers, and Reputations'

Friday, April 12, 2013 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Philip Waller OXFORD


‘Distant Connections: India and Australia in the Colonial Era’

Friday, April 5, 2013 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Sir Christopher Bayly CAMBRIDGE


'The history of Oxford University Press'

Friday, March 29, 2013 • 2:45 PM

Prothero Theater, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center

Wm. Roger Louis HISTORY AND BRITISH STUDIES


‘Jane Austen between the Covers’

Friday, March 22, 2013 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Janine Barchas ENGLISH


No Meeting

Friday, March 15, 2013


‘Father and Sons: Edmund Gosse and J. R. Ackerley’

Friday, March 8, 2013 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Steven Isenberg QUONDAM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF PEN


‘Pearl Buck and China’

Friday, March 1, 2013 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Hillary Spurling LONDON


John Spurling on 'Sir Edmund Gibson and the British Raj’

Friday, February 22, 2013 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

John Spurling LONDON


'The Red Earl'

Friday, February 15, 2013 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Selina Hastings LONDON


‘Academics, Intellectuals, and Popular History’

Friday, February 8, 2013 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206


'Dora Carrington and the Bloomsbury Circle'

Friday, February 1, 2013 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Anne Chisholm LONDON


'The British Imperial State in the Eighteenth Century'

Friday, January 25, 2013 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Brian Levack HISTORY


‘Unbecoming British? The Place of Post-Colonial Americans in the British Empire’

Friday, January 18, 2013 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities ResearchCenter 3.206

Kariann Yokata UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO, DENVER