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

June
5
Date
Thu June 5th 2014, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Location:
Stanford Humanities Center, Baker Room

Antiquarianism deeply inspired the Romantic imagination.

May
15
Date
Thu May 15th 2014, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Location:
Stanford Humanities Center, 424 Santa Teresa Street, Baker Room

Stanford Ph.D.

April
10
Date
Thu April 10th 2014, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Location:
Stanford Humanities Center, 424 Santa Teresa Street, Board Room

Franklin is best known, of course, as a printer (of many things, including books), but we've discovered that his life as a printer was enmeshed in a broader world of correspondence.

March
13
Date
Thu March 13th 2014, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Location:
Margaret Jacks Hall, Terrace Room (460-426)

 

February
13
Date
Thu February 13th 2014, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Location:
Pigott Hall (Building 260), Room 216

The traditional lit review tends to focus on a selection of canonical authors and works, along with a sampling of lesser known (often more recent) references.

February
12
Date
Wed February 12th 2014, 5:00pm
Location:
Terrace Room, Margaret Jacks Hall, Room 426

The English department and American studies program

present a talk by

January
16
Date
Thu January 16th 2014, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Location:
Stanford Humanities Center, Watt Room

The identity of “the book” and the future of libraries in the face of e-publishing and the likes of Google coexist uneasily in our minds as humanists and as members of what might be called the…

November
14
Date
Thu November 14th 2013, 5:15pm - 7:00pm
Location:
Stanford Humanities Center, Watt Room

 

November
11
Date
Mon November 11th 2013, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Location:
Terrace Room-Margaret Jacks Hall (4th floor)
Matt Jockers [University of Nebraska], Title TBA
October
30
Date
Wed October 30th 2013, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Location:
Terrace Room-Margaret Jacks Hall (4th floor)

Nicholas Jenkins, Elijah Meeks and Scott Murray will present their work on Kindred Britain, a new Stanford digital humanities website, published by Stanford University Libraries.