Literary Criticism in an Age of Radical Politics

Chair: James Smith, Royal Holloway, University of London

Panellists:

Stephanie Boland, University of Exeter

Mareile Pfannebecker, University of Strathclyde

Jodie Matthews, University of Huddersfield

Prue Chamberlain, Royal Holloway, University of London

English Studies and teaching has a varied and contested history of responding to, intervening in, or insulating itself from the political climate of any given moment. This roundtable will debate how our research and teaching is being impacted by, and how it can rise to, the current moment of a newly polarised politics, and the political earthquakes of 2016.

Friday 7th July, 12.30