THIS EVENT WAS CANCELLED What’s included? We will be studying The Nice and the Good, A Fairly Honourable Defeat, A Word Child and The Green Knight. Full tuition including lectures and seminars on all the novels taught, and optional 1:1 supervisions as required. Teaching staff are: Dr Miles Leeson, Director of the Iris Murdoch Research Centre at […]
Join Professor Anne Rowe, author of numerous works on Murdoch including Iris Murdoch: A Literary Life and co-editor of Living on Paper, for a 45-minute lecture 'Murdoch at Christmas', followed by questions from the audience. Tickets are £5 for Iris Murdoch Society Members and students, £10 for everyone else. The lecture will be live via […]
We're delighted to welcome Cora Diamond, who will be giving this year's philosophy plenary titled 'Murdoch off the Map'. Cora Diamond is a leading American philosopher who is well known for her contributions to the interpretation of Wittgenstein and Frege, for her contributions to the philosophy of logic, mind, language, as well as to ethics, […]
Join Sarah Perry as she discusses with Avril Horner the importance of Iris' use of the gothic, and the impact it had on her own fiction. Sarah Perry is the internationally best selling author of the novels Melmoth, The Essex Serpent, and After Me Comes the Flood, and the non-fiction Essex Girls. She is a […]
In this lecture Dr Rob Hardy (Henan Normal University, China) will discuss female agency, power and the gothic in Murdoch's The Unicorn, and will be followed by a Q&A. A treat for the festive season! The lecture is free for Society members, £5 for all others. Zoom link to be sent 24 hours before the lecture.