Department Reading Groups and Colloquia

The American Cultures Colloquium at Northwestern University brings Americanists from different academic specialties and institutions into dialogue with the Northwestern community. (read more)

The Early Modern Colloquium at Northwestern University hosts a series of interdisciplinary conversations on scholarly work in progress by faculty and doctoral students working on early modern/Renaissance cultures from a variety of academic disciplines and departments (read more)

The Long Nineteenth Century Colloquium at Northwestern seeks to foster interdisciplinary approaches to the study of 19th and 20th century British culture, society, and history by encouraging conversation, collaboration, and comparativism across departmental and institutional lines. (read more)

The Northwestern Medieval Colloquium brings distinguished speakers to campus each year for a series of dynamic conversations in settings ranging from informal lunches with graduate students to traditional evening lectures. In keeping with the interdisciplinary nature of medieval studies, the Colloquium allows scholars using multiple intellectual approaches to exchange ideas about a shared set of cultural artifacts and contexts.(read more)

The Poetry & Poetics Colloquium (PPC) is the central venue for cross-disciplinary, transhistorical scholarship on poetics at Northwestern, as well as a collection of arts initiatives that support the practice of poetry on campus and beyond. Founded in 2009, the colloquium regularly convenes a group of core faculty and graduate students who share an interest in the long and varied traditions of poetry and poetics across languages and historical eras. (read more)

Upcoming Event

EMC Visiting Speaker Series: Julia Lupton
November 3, 20155:15 PM - 7:00 PM

September 5, 2014