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Marina Warner

Professor Dame Marina Warner

John Rylands Research Institute Lecture
Thursday 11 February 2016
Historic Reading Room, The John Rylands Library, 150 Deansgate, Manchester, M3 3EH
Drinks Reception: 5.30 pm
Lecture: 6.15 pm

We are pleased to announce that this year’s Institute Lecture will be delivered by Professor Dame Marina Warner DBE, Professor of English and Creative Writing at Birkbeck College, University of London.  The Institute is delighted that Professor Warner will be sharing her knowledge and expertise with our audience, presenting a lecture entitled Oracular Narrative: Timing and Truth Telling, in which she will explore mythic forms of prefigurement and prophecy in contemporary fiction inspired by Greek tragedy and the Arabian Nights.

Booking is essential. If you would like to attend the Lecture please contact Joshua Mitcham Joshua.mitcham@manchester.ac.uk to register.