Events

Miss Swan’s Bad Language: The Uses of Literacy in 1920s England

General Programming

Cosponsor
  • British Studies at Columbia
Notes
  • Free and open to the public
  • No registration necessary
  • First come, first seated

BRITISH STUDIES AT COLUMBIA PRESENTS:
CHRISTOPHER HILLIARD, PROFESSOR OF HISTORY, UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY

Professor Christopher Hilliard, “one of the most creative and perceptive intellectual historians of modern Britain” (English Historical Review), works at the intersection of literature and literary criticism in popular intellectual life. He is the author of To Exercise Our Talents: The Democratization of Writing in Britain (Harvard, 2006) and English as a Vocation: The Scrutiny Movement (Oxford, 2012), as well as articles in the Historical Journal, the Journal of Modern History, and the American Historical Review.

Wine reception to follow. RSVP to [email protected]

Participants
  • Chris Hillard Professor of History University of Sydney, Australia
  • Commentator Roger Luckhurst Professor in Modern and Contemporary Literature Birkbeck, University of London