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Annual Christmas Party

Friday, December 5, 2014 • 3:00 PM

The Littlefield Home, 24th and Whitis

At the Littlefield Home


‘Germany and England: Romantic Connections’

Friday, November 21, 2014 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Miranda Seymour LONDON


‘The Scottish Referendum"

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Archie Brown OXFORD


‘Well Played! Sports Settings and the Perspective of Architecture’

Friday, November 14, 2014 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Richard Cleary SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE


‘George V, the Tsar and the Reinvention Of the British Monarchy’

Friday, November 7, 2014 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Jane Ridley BUCKINGHAM UNIVERSITY


‘The Link between Psychology and History’

Friday, October 31, 2014 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Round Table Discussion


‘Wales, Lloyd George, and the First World War’

Friday, October 24, 2014 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Kenneth O. Morgan HOUSE OF LORDS


Annual Shakespeare Lecture: Much Ado about Nothing and The Taming of the Shrew

Friday, October 17, 2014 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Leah S. Marcus VANDERBILT


‘The Death of General Gordon in Khartoum’

Friday, October 10, 2014 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Richard Davenport-Hines LONDON


‘Drugs in Twentieth Century Britain’

Friday, October 3, 2014 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

William Meier TEXAS CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY


‘The Reform Club: Its Creation and Traditions’

Friday, September 26, 2014 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Roger Billis LONDON


‘New Perspectives on the American Revolution’

Friday, September 19, 2014 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Elena Schneider UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY


‘The Last Colonial War’

Friday, September 12, 2014 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

General David Ramsbotham HOUSE OF LORDS


‘Gray, Johnson, and Elegy’

Friday, September 5, 2014 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

James D. Garrison (ENGLISH)

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“The Ransom Center Looks Ahead”

Friday, August 29, 2014 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Stephen Enniss HARRY RANSOM CENTER


‘Scotland’s Independence?’

Friday, May 2, 2014 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

George Christian (History)


A Hotbed of Cold Feet? Architecture in Oxford Since 1950

Friday, April 25, 2014 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

William Whyte (Oxford)


'The Literary Legacy of the Great War’

Friday, April 18, 2014 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Steven Isenberg (VISITING PROFESSOR OF THE HUMANITIES)


‘The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution Revisited’

Friday, April 11, 2014 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

James Vaughn (HISTORY)


‘The Men Who Ruled Palestine’

Friday, April 4, 2014 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Bernard Wasserstein


‘The Advent of Beach Culture in Britain’

Friday, March 28, 2014 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Roy Ritchie (Huntington Library)


‘The Historical Identity of “Gypsies”’

Friday, March 21, 2014 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Ian Hancock (Romani Studies)


No Meeting - Spring Break

Friday, March 14, 2014


‘The Diverse Roots of Physical Culture’

Friday, March 7, 2014 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

John Fair


‘The Former Naval Person: Winston Churchill and the Royal Navy’

Friday, February 28, 2014 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Arthur Nicholson


'Wilfred Burchett's "Warning to the world": an Australian war correspondent rewrites the atomic bomb narrative'

Friday, February 21, 2014 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Michael Stoff HISTORY


‘Seduction and Rape in Shakespeare’

Friday, February 14, 2014 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Diana Solomon SIMON FRASER UNIVERSITY


'White Mother to a Dark Race'

Friday, February 7, 2014 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Margaret Jacobs (Nebraska)'


‘The Muslim Pilgrimage’

Friday, January 31, 2014 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Benjamin Brower (Cornell)


‘Britain’s Pacific Relations’

Friday, January 24, 2014 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Michael Anderson (Government)


‘Money, Power, Politics—and British Studies—at UT’

Friday, January 17, 2014 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

William S. Cunningham