Media History Seminar with Laura Marcus

Please join us at the next Media History seminar for Laura Marcus’ presentation on ‘The Mediated Rhythms of the Modern’. We’ll be meeting at 6pm on Thursday February 18 in Senate House Room 104.

Laura Marcus is Goldsmiths’ Professor of English Literature and Fellow of New College at Oxford. Her book publications include Auto/biographical Discourses: Theory, Criticism, Practice (1994), Virginia Woolf: Writers and their Work (1997/2004), The Tenth Muse: Writing about Cinema in the Modernist Period (2007; awarded the 2008 James Russell Lowell Prize of the Modern Language Association), Dreams of Modernity: Psychoanalysis, Literature, Cinema (2014), and, as co-editor, The Cambridge History of Twentieth-Century English Literature (2004). You can read more about her research interests here:

All are welcome. Further information about the seminar is available through the Media History blog (, the Institute of Historical Research (, and the Institute of English Studies (


Media History Seminar Programme 2015-16

Here’s the schedule for this year’s “Media History” seminar jointly run by the Institute of English Studies and Institute of Historical Research. The seminars will take place at Senate House on designated Thursdays starting at 6pm. All are welcome.

“Media History” Programme 2015-16:

Meeting 1 (3 December 2015):

Dr Jamie Medhurst (Aberystwyth)

Senate House Room 104

Meeting 2 (21 January 2016):

Dr Matthew Philpotts (Manchester)

Senate House Room G37

Meeting 3 (18 February 2016):

Prof. Laura Marcus (Oxford)

Senate House Room 104

Meeting 4 (3 March 2016):

Prof. Sean Cubitt (Goldsmiths, University of London)

Senate House Room G37

Meeting 5 (12 May 2016):

Prof. Clare Pettitt (KCL) & associates

Senate House Court Room

Additional information about the talks will be provided later on. In the meantime, please save the dates.

This seminar is generously supported by the Media History journal, Queen Mary University of London’s English Department, the Institute of English Studies, and the Institute of Historical Research.