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Enlightenment Lecture: From 'Belles-Lettres' to 'Eng-Lit': Criticism and its Publics

The University of Edinburgh

Thursday, May 24, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 7:15 PM (BST)

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Please join us for the Enlightenment Lecture: 'From 'Belles-Lettres' to 'Eng-Lit': Criticism and its Publics' by writer and academic, Professor Stefan Collini.

The Professor of Intellectual History and English Literature at Cambridge University and a Fellow of the British Academy, Professor Collini will give the lecture as part of the celebrations to mark the 250th anniversary of English Literature at the University.

During the two and a half centuries in which it has been taught in Edinburgh University, literature and literary study have had a complex and fascinating history. The lecture examine this history, looking at the audience for literature and studies of it - past, present, and even future; within universities and beyond.

Doors open at 5.45pm.

Follow English Literature's 250th anniversary celebrations and join the discussion on Twitter with #EngLit250

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This event may be photographed and/or recorded for promotional or recruitment materials for the University and University approved third parties.

For further information please contact the organiser: Dr James Loxley, hod.englit@ed.ac.uk

Have questions about Enlightenment Lecture: From 'Belles-Lettres' to 'Eng-Lit': Criticism and its Publics? Contact The University of Edinburgh

When & Where

George Square Lecture Theatre
George Square
EH8 9LH Edinburgh
United Kingdom

Thursday, May 24, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 7:15 PM (BST)


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