Authorship, language and textual pathology: Linguistic changes in Iris Murdoch’s informal novels

Cloisters, Bishop Otter Campus

Prof. Peter Garrard Iris Murdoch’s profound and well-documented late life cognitive decline was caused by the accumulation of amyloid plaques and tau tangles in her brain: the molecular signature of Alzheimer’s disease. Yet plaque and tangle deposition begins many years, if not decades, before cognitive changes first emerge, so the discovery of methods for defining […]

Iris Murdoch Summer School: Iris Murdoch and London

Bishop Otter Campus, University of Chichester

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 […]

Murdoch at Christmas


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 […]

£5.00 – £10.00

‘Murdoch off the Map’, Prof. Cora Diamond


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, […]

Sold Out £5.00 – £10.00

Iris Murdoch: A Writer’s Life

Bishop Otter Campus, University of Chichester

An exhibition displaying items from the Iris Murdoch Collections (Kingston University Archives) to mark the fifth anniversary of the Iris Murdoch Research Centre at the University of Chichester