Word Houses: Dictionaries, Archives, Libraries and Beyond
2:00 pm to 8:30 pm, 10 June 2019
UCL European Institute
Knowledge Centre, British Library96 Euston RoadLondonNW1 2DBUnited Kingdom
Join us for a half day of talks and discussions at the British Library to explore this.
Confirmed speakers include Susie Dent (Lexigographer and star of Channel 4's Countdown and 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown), Canadian writer, translator, and librarian Alberto Manguel, John Mullan (Professor of English Literature, UCL), poet and writer Ruth Padel, Richard Price (Head of Contemporary British Collections, the British Library) and Jonnie Robinson (Lead Curator, Spoken English, the British Library).
14.15 – 15.15 - Panel 1: Grammars & Dictionaries
15.45 – 16.45 - Panel 2: Archives & collections
17.15 – 18.15 - Panel 3: Books & Maps
19.00 – 20.30 - Alberto Manguel in conversation with Ruth Padel and John Mullan
*Tickets cost between £16 and £20 but are free for UCL staff and students. Use booking code: 'UCL10June' for free entry. Code works from 9 March.
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Co-organised by the British Library and the UCL European Institute