Miss Swan’s Bad Language: The Uses of Literacy in 1920s England

Wednesday, April 6, 2016  6:00pm The Heyman Center, Second Floor Common Room

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BRITISH STUDIES AT COLUMBIA PRESENTS:
CHRISTOPHER HILLIARD, PROFESSOR OF HISTORY, UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY

Professor Christopher Hilliard, “one of the most creative and perceptive intellectual historians of modern Britain” (English Historical Review), works at the intersection of literature and literary criticism in popular intellectual life. He is the author of To Exercise Our Talents: The Democratization of Writing in Britain (Harvard, 2006) and English as a Vocation: The Scrutiny Movement (Oxford, 2012), as well as articles in the Historical Journal, the Journal of Modern History, and the American Historical Review.

Wine reception to follow.  RSVP to [email protected]

Participants

  • Chris Hillard

    Professor of History

    University of Sydney, Australia

  • Commentator

    Roger Luckhurst

    Professor in Modern and Contemporary Literature

    Birkbeck, University of London

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