The Hilda Hulme Lecture 2021: Steven Connor, 'Making a Living in Great Expectations'

Wednesday 9 June, 18:00-19:00 | Online | Free


Steven Connor

Steven Connor is a scholar and thinker of dazzling range who combines a fascination with the nineteenth century with research into postmodern thought. His publications range from Dickens to Beckett.  His authoritative reading of Postmodernist Culture has been followed by a wealth of studies from ventriloquism to sport to the senses. Playful and profound, among his recent works is Beyond Words. Sobs, Hums, Stutters and other Vocalisations. He will be lecturing on Dickens.

The Hilda Hulme Lecture Series

The annual Hilda Hulme Memorial Lecture was established in 1985, endowed by Mr Mohamed Aslam in memory of his wife, Dr Hilda Hulme, a pioneering lecturer at University College London in the days when there were few women in academia. The lecture has been delivered by outstanding scholars - for example, Helen Vendler, Stanley Wells, Barbara Hardy, Rosemary Ashton, Jerome McGann.