Featured Speaker Series

Opened Book

Events that feature primarily an English Department Faculty, or a speaker that the English Department is sponsoring to speak. 

Past Events

October
16
Date
Fri October 16th 2020, 1:00pm
Location:
Zoom: https://stanford.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwvd-CrrzoiEtJlDihLwnoq4GCzgTYK-BVH

A quick reminder that our first Poetics event will take place this FRIDAY 10/16 @ 1pm Pacific Time – Zoom details are available by registering here: …

March
2
Date
Mon March 2nd 2020, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Location:
Terrace Room, Margaret Jacks Hall (Building 460)
Title: Native Historical Fiction
Date: March 2, 2020
Time: 5-6:30
Location: Terrace Room
Type:…
February
20
Date
Thu February 20th 2020, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Location:
Encina Commons, Rm 123

"The one from which we aught to learn": What Indian Poets Imagined Latin American Literature Could Do

January
30
Date
Thu January 30th 2020, 5:00pm
Location:
Bender Room, Green Library (via Bing Wing entrance)

Speaker: Gavin Jones, Rehmus Family Professor in the Humanities, Stanford University

 

January
30
Date
Thu January 30th 2020, 4:00pm
Location:
Stanford Humanities Center

The 1891 Lectures in the Humanities: Ato Quayson

November
22
Date
Fri November 22nd 2019, 3:00pm
Location:
#rtd Floor Lounge, Margaret Jacks Hall (BUILDING 460)
The English Department invites you to join us as we celebrate the bicentenary of George Eliot's birth! 
 
From 3-5pm, in the…
February
27
Date
Wed February 27th 2019, 12:00pm
Location:
BLDG: 260, RM 252

Dear all, the CMEMS Workshop (Center for Medieval and Early Studies) and the Department of English, would like…

February
19
Date
Tue February 19th 2019, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Location:
Terrace Room, Margaret Jacks Hall

Join Zachary Leader for an informal talk on the problems and pleasures of writing Saul Bellow’s biography.

November
6
Date
Tue November 6th 2018, 5:15pm - 6:30pm
Location:
Lathrop Library, Bishop Auditorium

Professor Vermeule will discuss the benefits of both action and contemplation which is the topic of her recent book, Action versus Contemplation: Why an Ancient Debate Still Matters.