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
20
Date
Wed October 20th 2021, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Speaker
Gavin Jones

Gavin Jones (English) will discuss the reception of Steinbeck’s unpublished werewolf novel and what the fascination with wolves tells us about American literature.

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.