Wednesday, 7 February 2018

FW: Open lecture by Stefan Collini at the University of Westminster


'De-coding Edspeak: the language of higher education today'


You are cordially invited to a public lecture entitled 'De-coding Edspeak: the language of higher education today' by Stefan Collini on 12th February 6.00pm-6.45pm with Q&A to follow at Fyvie Hall.


We are pleased to welcome Stefan Collini to the University as he is one of the most prominent and eloquent commentators and critics of contemporary Higher Education policy in Britain and has written extensively on this topic, including his latest publication, Speaking of Universities (2017).


Stefan Collini is Professor Emeritus of Intellectual History and English Literature at Cambridge University and Fellow of the British Academy. He is a frequent contributor to The London Review of Books, The Times Literary Supplement, The Guardian, and The Nation, and an occasional broadcaster. His works include Speaking of Universities (2017), Common Writing: Essays on Literary Culture and Public Debate (2016), What Are Universities For? (2012) Absent Minds: Intellectuals in Britain (2006), and English Pasts: Essays in History and Culture (1999).

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