Events run in conjunction with the University of Southampton in 2012/13 - all welcome.
CMRC Lecture Series
Seminars are held on Mondays at 5pm in 65/2115 (Avenue Campus) unless otherwise stated. Wine and other refreshments will be provided.
Click here for full programme.
Chawton House is a specialist library and study centre which focuses on women's writing in English from 1600 to 1830. The main collection consists of early, and in many cases, rare editions of works from this period. Novels, poetry and drama are all included, and the collection is particularly strong in novels from the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. There is also a diverse collection of factual material of the period, covering subjects such as female conduct and education, cookery, housekeeping and travel.
The library runs a full lecture and events programme which can be found here.
Chawton House Library are also hosting a study day on 9th February 2012 to celebrate Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, published 200 years ago in January 1813. Four scholars of Austen will discuss her best-loved novel, with a variety of talks focusing on Austen's style, on reception and legacy, on her life and times, and on twentieth and twenty-first century adaptations.
For more information please see the website.
The Parkes Institute
The Parkes Institute is a unique centre for the study of Jewish/non-Jewish relations across the ages. The Institute, through its research, publications, teaching and outreach work, is based on the library and life work of the Christian scholar and activist, the Reverend Dr James Parkes (1896-1981). The library now consists of over 20,000 printed items - books, pamphlets and journals - and is supplemented by one of the largest collections of Jewish archives in Europe, consisting of many hundreds of individual and institutional records, totalling millions of individual items.
Parkes runs lectures, events and a seminar series throughout the year, details of which can be found here.