New Looks: The Social Life of Art and Design in Bloomsbury

On February 27, 2010, scholars from the United States and United Kingdom presented new research on Bloomsbury art and design in a symposium organized by Christine Froula, professor of English at Northwestern University, and Christopher Reed, associate professor of English and visual culture at Pennsylvania State University. Audio files of the individual presentations are below. […]

The Iconoclastic Economist: John Maynard Keynes and the Bloomsbury Group

On February 17, 2010, Northwestern University faculty Robert Gordon, the Stanley G. Harris Professor of the Social Sciences, and Lynne Kiesling, senior lecturer in economics, discussed the diverse passions of economist John Maynard Kenyes, and the role the Bloomsbury group played in shaping them. Listen now (44 MB, audio, 1:02 minutes) The Bloomsbury Lecture Series […]

Writing in Bloomsbury: E. M. Forster, Virginia Woolf, and Vita Sackville-West

On February 3, 2010, Mary Ann Caws, Distinguished Professor of English, French, and comparative literature at the Graduate School of the City University of New York, discussed the styles and temperaments of three major Bloomsbury group writers. Listen now (40 MB, audio, 57 minutes) The Bloomsbury Lecture Series is cosponsored by the Alice Kaplan Institute […]