Speaker Series

  • ‘Age is Unnecessary’: Shakespeare a...

    10 August 2017 (Thu) , 6.30-8.15PM
    At Performance Hall

    We have more exciting news coming your way! Ready yourself for THE Stephen Greenblatt – the distinguished Pulitzer Prize winner, Shakespearean scholar, and literary historian whose works have changed the landscape of literary criticism over the last forty years. In his lecture, Professor Greenblatt aims to connect the Bible, Renaissance li...

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  • Ramie Targoff Guest Lecture + Student Seminar

    10 August 2017 (Thu) , 12.00-1.30PM
    At Saga Common Room (RC1-02-11)

    Welcome back, everyone! Hope you are as excited about the new academic year as we are, as we’re starting this semester with some awesome events! To start things off, we are honored to have Professor Ramie Targoff who will deliver a guest lecture and lead a student seminar! Professor Targoff is the co-chair of Italian...

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  • A Building with One Side Missing: Liberal Arts ...

    14 October 2016 (Fri) , 12:00PM
    At Elm Common Lounge

    The Modernities and Identities Research Cluster and the Literature major invite you to attend our first research talk: Professor Philip Holden, from the English Department at NUS, will look at Raffles College (one of our earliest institutions) and discuss the value of liberal arts education in post-colonial Singapore. Lunch will be provided!

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  • A Theater and a Battleground: A Talk by Profess...

    13 April 2016 (Wed) , 11:00 A.M - 12:00 P.M
    At Classrom 15/TEAL Classrom (EC-01-012)

    On April 13th, join us for Professor McCann’s talk on professions of childhood in 1940s New York. Sean McCann studies late-nineteenth and twentieth century American literature and its relation to contemporaneous political developments. He is the author of A Pinnacle of Feeling: American Literature and Presidential Government (Princeton Uni...

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  • Become a Literature Major!

    4 March 2015 (Wed) , 12:30 - 1:30pm
    At Classroom 17

    We’ll have two Literary Advising Sessions in the next two weeks. Food + drinks will be provided. Session 1: 4 March 2016, 12-1, Classroom 17 Session 2: 11 March 2016, 6-7, Classroom 9 Come and meet our faculty, learn about their research, and ask any questions about the Literature major and our course offerings. And...

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