14th February 2005
JANE AUSTEN LECTURE TO CELEBRATE HUMANITIES LAUNCH
An American professor of English will deliver a special lecture at the university this week as part of the launch of the university’s new Department of Humanities.
Professor Alistair Duckworth will deliver a lecture entitled 'Landscape and the Picturesque in Jane Austen's Work' on Friday 18th February at the university’s Brayford Pool campus.
Duckworth is Emeritus Professor of English at the
He has also written case studies of 'Emma' and 'Howard’s End' as well as numerous articles on modern English Literature.
“Professor Duckworth is one of the world’s most eminent scholars of the works of Jane Austen,” said Michael Earley, Professor of Drama at the university.
“His lecture, illustrated with slides, will bring Austen’s use of landscape into sharp focus. The lecture is intended for a wide and varied audience.”
lecture will take place at 6pm in MHAC0024 on the ground floor of the
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All are welcome to the lecture and admission is free. For more information contact Professor Earley on (01522) 886942 or email email@example.com.
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