Sunday, 15 March 2015

The Brook Lecture in Middle English

Thursday, 16 April, 5.30pm
Christie Seminar Room, John Rylands Library, Deansgate, Manchester

Professor Stephanie Trigg
(University of Melbourne)

Changing Faces: The Dynamics of Facial Expression and Emotion in Middle English Literature

The Brook Lecture, part of the English and American Studies seminar series, honours the memory of G.L. Brook, Professor of English Language and Medieval English Literature at Manchester University, 1945–77. We are pleased to welcome as this year’s speaker Stephanie Trigg. Professor Trigg is the author of Shame and Honour: A Vulgar History of the Order of the Garter (2012), Congenial Souls: Reading Chaucer from Medieval to Postmodern (2002), and many articles. She is one of the Program Leaders of the Australian Research Council-funded Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions.

Enquiries: David Matthews

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