The Clark lectures focus on English Literature topics.
Upcoming Clark Lectures
Robert Pogue Harrison
The Trinity College Clark Lectures this year will be delivered by Robert Pogue Harrison, Rosina Pierotti Professor of Italian Literature at Stanford University, author of The Body of Beatrice (1988), Forests: The Shadow of Civilization (1992), The Dominion of the Dead (2003), Gardens: An Essay on the Human Condition (2008), and Juvenescence: A Cultural History of Our Age (2014).
Tuesday 9 May at 5.00 pm: The Thin Blue Line Live stream here
Thursday 11 May at 5.00 pm: Mysteries of the Phainosphere Live stream here
Tuesday 16 May at 6.00 pm: Tellurian Symbols Live stream here
Thursday 18 May at 5.00 pm: On Separation Live stream here
Lectures Available Online
Clark Lectures, 2022: Simon Armitage
3 March Paper Aeroplane and other inner journeys
10 March Sandettie Light Vessel Automatic and other outings
Clark Lectures, 2021: REMIX: ON LITERATURE AND THEORY
Rita Felski (John Stewart Bryan Professor of English, University of Virginia, and Niels Bohr Professor, University of Southern Denmark), presented this year’s Clark Lectures on Thursdays 18 February, and 4, 11 and 18 March, at 5pm (UK time), via Zoom webinar.
18 February Remix (Available to watch here)
4 March On Recognition: Returning to Reims (Available to watch here)
11 March On Disclosure: Robert Walser (Available to watch here)
18 March On Resonance: Stoner and Theory
1. Remix: On Literature and Theory
2. On Recognition: Returning to Reims
3. On Disclosure: Robert Walser
The Clark Lectures 2019: Unmodernism – Professor Andrew Cole
|Professor Andrew Cole, Director of the Gauss Seminars in Criticism at Princeton, will give the Clark Lectures 2019 at Trinity.
Professor Andrew Cole is a theorist and medievalist who directs the Gauss Seminars in Criticism at Princeton. The Middle Ages are a primary interest for Professor Cole whose most recent book is The Birth of Theory (Chicago, 2014). He has been a Guggenheim Fellow, a Visiting Fellow at All Souls College at the University of Oxford, and a Bloomfield Fellow at Harvard University.