Andrew Hook Centre Lecture Series 2006-07

Andrew Hook Centre Lecture Series 2006-07

All lectures will be held in Room 209, 2 University Gardens at 5.30pm, unless otherwise noted


Thur 5 Oct
Welcoming Event and Start of Term party
Angels on the Backroads: A Tribute to Blues & Jazz along Highway 61
Frank and Eddie Thomas
Venue: University Chapel

Thu 19 Oct
Dr Frank Cogliano (University of Edinburgh)
Jefferson’s Empire of Liberty

Thu 2 Nov
Dr Chris Gair (University of Birmingham)
'Last-of-the-Beats/First-of-the-Hippies': Diane di Prima, Ken Kesey and Richard Brautigan

Dr Sean Holmes (Brunel University)
Key Themes in the History of the American Actor as Worker


Thursday 18 Jan
Professor Christopher Waldrep (San Francisco State University)

Thursday 1 Feb
Professor Helen Carr (Goldsmiths, University of London)
'Imagiam and Gender: H.D., Amy Lowell and Masculomania'

Thursday 15 Feb
Professor Susan Manning (University of Edinburgh)
Herman Melville and Robert Fergusson: Comparisons and Problems

Thursday 1 March
Dr Helena Grice (University of Wales, Aberystwyth)
"Maxine Hong Kingston's Peace Project"

Early May Annual Gordon Lecture: Professor Susan Castillo (King’s College, London)
Date and title tbc