McKenzie Lecture – The idea of ‘the reading public’: literary history or cultural criticism?
Delivered annually by a distinguished scholar on the history of the book, scholarly editing, or bibliography and the sociology of texts, the McKenzie lectures were inaugurated in 1996, in honour of Professor Donald Francis McKenzie (1931-1999), Professor of Bibliography & Textual Criticism at the University of Oxford, 1989-1996.
This year's lecture will be given by Professor Stefan Collini (Clare College, University of Cambridge) on Thursday 22 February at 5pm in Lecture Theatre 2, English Faculty.
The lecture will be followed by a drinks reception in the Faculty foyer.
Admission is free, and all are welcome.