Archive for March, 2011

Gill Gregory on Aurora Leigh

Posted on March 31, 2011 in Program people

Gill Gregory has had a letter published in the TLS this week, commenting on Paula Marantz Cohen’s article on Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s novel in verse, Aurora Leigh.

Gill Gregory regularly teaches two English Literature courses for the LUP (currently, London Writers and British Literary Traditions), and will be teaching London Writers for the London Summer Program.

The global history of war – Global History Seminar

Posted on March 29, 2011 in Events hosted at the London Centre, Global History Seminars

Prof BlackProfessor Black, of Exeter University, concluded the highly successful 2011 Global History Seminars series yesterday, speaking on the global history of war. Professor Black’s books include War and the World; Why Wars Happen; and A Military Revolution?.

The Global History Seminar series will return in spring 2012. If you wish to be notified when details of the 2012 series are announced, you may want to subscribe to our ‘Global History Seminars’ tag in your RSS reader, or check with the Global History Seminars webpage.

Notre Dame are all in

Posted on March 28, 2011 in Uncategorized

Unexpected Notre Dame football sighting – this Adidas advert is being broadcast on UK tv, where it was spotted by an eagle-eyed rector.

Global History Seminar – Diseases long ago and far way

Posted on March 23, 2011 in Events hosted at the London Centre, Global History Seminars

Prof. HamlinThis week’s Global History seminar featured Chris Hamlin, Professor of History at the University of Notre Dame, speaking on the global history of disease, and provoking some energetic discussion amongst the seminar attendees.

Professor Hamlin is the author of exemplary studies of public health, including A Science of Impurity and Public Health and Social Justice in the Age of Chadwick. His latest book is Cholera: the Biography.

The final seminar in the 2011 Global History Seminars series will take place on Moday 28th, with Professor Jeremy Black speaking on “The global history of war.”  Professor Black, of Exeter University, is one of the most prolific, debated and wide-ranging historians in the world. His books include War and the World; Why Wars Happen; and A Military Revolution?

Attendance is free, however pre-registration is required. Please email london@nd.edu to reserve seats.

Covering international news – an intern’s perspective

Posted on March 18, 2011 in Program people

Sara Felsenstein, a London Undergraduate Program student interning at the NBC News, writes about her experiences in the NBC News’ London Bureau as they cover events in Libya.