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The John Rylands Research Institute

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Events at the John Rylands Research Institute

Our events provide opportunities for everyone, from expert scholar to interested visitor, to engage with our research activity.

Upcoming events

Seminar: Fugitive Words: Deep Learning and the Deep Past in Australia

16:00 - 17:30 04 February 2020

Digital Humanities Seminar to be given by Dr Michael Falk, Lecturer in Eighteenth-Century Studies at the University of Kent. Dr Falk is a digital humanist and scholar of eighteenth-century literature on a global scale. He researches how core concepts such as ‘modernity’, ‘Enlightenment’ or the ‘self’ evolved across the world. He is..

The Little Magazine Symposium

10:00 - 17:00 06 March 2020

Little poetry magazines had a profound impact on literature in the late twentieth century as a conduit for the avant-garde during a period when the mainstream British literary press was largely controlled by just a handful of traditionalists who abhorred experimentalism. As new exciting forms of verse and literature developed on both sides of..

Call for Papers - JRRI Summer Conference 2020. Veiling the Body: Cloth, Skin, Membrane, Paper

11 - 12 June 2020

The word ‘veil’ most commonly connotes a piece of cloth worn on the body not primarily for warmth or protection, but as a symbol, usually of modesty or withdrawing from a public realm. In many cultures, veils have held a contradictory status of concealing the (most often female) body and of heightening the significance of exposure. In Euro..

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