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Events during Peggy McCracken's visiting international fellowship

Funding from the Society for French Studies Visiting International Fellowship scheme has made it possible to bring Peggy McCracken to the UK for a series of research events in May and June this year.

Events during Peggy’s visit include the following Society for French Studies Lectures and workshops, which are open to the public:


22 May, 18:00, Senate Suite, Durham Castle, Durham

Lecture: ‘Becoming Bear: Environment, Agency, and Gender in the Calisto Story’


**Update: please note that the following events have unfortunately had to be cancelled due to a family bereavement, with the exception of the morning workshop on 29 May**

29 May, 10:00-17.15, Wellcome Library/Institute of Advanced Studies, UCL, London

Workshops: Manuscript Ecologies and Prehuman/Posthuman Ecologies


30 May, 17:30, Council Room (K2.29), King’s Building, Strand Campus, King's College London

Lecture: ‘Human Being and Animal Becoming: Actaeon and His Dogs’



31 May, 17:00, Audit Room, King's College, Cambridge

Lecture: ‘Pygmalion's Statue: Animacy, Life, and Love’



5 June, 17:15, Maison Française, Oxford

Lecture: ‘Supplementing Gender and Moralizing Ovid: the Story of Iphis and Ianthe’



7 June, time and room tbc, University of Exeter

Reading group on eco-theory

Contact T.G.Hinton@exeter.ac.uk for more information