"The Wall in the North (of England) or Shakespeare and 'The Office of Wall'"

  • Professor Adam N. McKeown, Tulane University
  • Tuesday 2 April at 5:00 pm
  • British and Irish Studies Room (M549), 5th floor Norlin Library 
  • Professor McKeown is the author of Fortifications and its Discontents from Shakespeare to Milton: Trouble in the Walled City (Routledge, 2019) and English Mercuries: Soldier Poets in the Age of Shakespeare (Vanderbilt, 2009)
  • 2018

New Histories for the Age of Shakespeare

  • Many leading historians present thei research on recent developments in the history of Elizabeth I and James VI and I. 
  • November 17, 2018
  • download conference program here

Conference Presentation

"The Political Education of Young William Shakespeare"

  • Glyn Parry, Professor of History, Roehampton University
  • November 16, 2018

Glyn Parry




Lecture Attendees




"Justice and Political Society in David Hume's Second Enquiry"

  • Ryan Patrick Hanley, Mellon Distinguished Professor of Political Science, Marquette University
  • March 1, 2018


"Brexit and the Future of the EU"

  • Featured Professor Robery Geyer, University of Lancaster
  • Center for British and Irish Studies, Norlin Library M549
  • Wednesday, September 13, 2017


Shakespeare's First Folio, on Tour from the Folger Shakespeare Library

  • CU Art Museum
  • August 9-31, 2016


The Rake's Progress - Stravinsky, Hogarth, Hockney, Auden, and Kallman: A Multidisciplinary Conference

  • Keynote: Lawrence Weschler - “The Tapering Perspectival Vice of Hockney’s Bedlam”
  • October 26-27, 2012

Related Events:

  • Hockney and Hogarth: Selections from the CU Art Museum's Collection of British Art

    • September 7 - October 27, 2012
    • CU Art Museum
    • Curated by Lisa Tamiris Becker, Director, CU Art Museum and Catherine Labio, Associate Professor of English, University of Colorado Boulder
  • Lecture by Frédéric Ogée

    • Professor of English Studies at the Université Paris-Diderot (Paris 7), France, and a world-renowned expert on William Hogarth
    • September 20, 2012
  • CU Opera: The Rake's Progress

    • ​an opera in English by Igor Stravinsky, libretto by W. H. Auden and Chester Kallman 
    • October 26 and 28, 2012


"Writing About Ireland"

  • A free talk by author Frank Delaney
  • September 29, 2010

The Next English Renaissance: New Directions in Early Modern Literary Criticism

  • September 24, 2010

The Tudors Conference

  • Keynote Speaker Michael Hirst, creator of the Shotwime series The Tudors and screenwriter for Elizabeth and Elizabeth: The Golden Age
  • February 3-4, 2010

Fifth Annual CBIS Gathering of Scholars: "Britain and India"

  • January 22, 2010


"Circular Referral and Alterity: The Three Ladies in Coriolanus and What They Can Tell Us"

  • Yasunari Takada, Chair of the Department of Cultural Representations and visiting scholar at Yale as a guest of their Alumni Association, University of Tokyo 
  • November 16, 2009

"Fictional Settlements: Footnotes, Metalepsis, Imperial Design"

  • Elaine Freedgood, Department of English, New York University
  • November 13, 2009

"On the Promise of Peace: Kant's Wartime and the Tremulous Body of Philosophy"

  • David Clark, Department of English and Cultural Studies, McMaster University
  • September 4, 2009


Internationally Renowned Visiting Scholars (Fall 2008)

  • Dr. Professor Christoph Bode (Department of English, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)
    "The Discursive Subject in British Romanticism"
  • Dr. Nicholas Roe (School of English, University of St. Andrews, Scotland)
    "John Keats, Benjamin Haydon and the Elgin Marbles"

Fourth Annual CBIS Gathering of Scholars: "Fashion Thoughts"

  • Fall 2008

"Charlotte Smith, William Wordsworth, and the Lyrical Ballads of 1797-1798"

  • Jacqueline Labbe, Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
  • Fall 2008


Third Annual CBIS Gathering of Scholars: "Questions of Affect: Emotion and Sensation"

  • Fall 2007

Comparative Literature Graduate Student Conference

  • February 23-34, 2007


Second Annual CBIS Gathering of Scholars: "The Future of Romanticism"

  • Summer 2006


First Annual CBIS Gathering of Scholars: "Two Centuries of Things"

  • Fall 2005