Alan’s new lecture series entitled ‘Victorian Poetry in Context’ will cover topics such as:
William Barnes and the Agricultural Revolution
Robert Browning and the idea of the Renaissance
Tennyson’s in Memoriam and the New Science
Hopkins and the revival of English Catholicism
Please come along and join this new fascinating series of lectures.
Alan is Professor of Humanities and Head of Liberal Arts at Hult International Business School. He is American by birth and nationality, but grew up largely in India and Pakistan, and has lived in the UK since 1977. He studied at Yale and the University of Toronto and obtained his PhD from the University of Cambridge. He is married to Linda Collister and has three very English children.
Alan has been teaching the history of London to undergraduates for almost 30 years. His chief research interests are in Victorian poetry and journalism, and the cultural history of London. His teaching practice has always been to anchor the general in the particular, making as much use as possible of storytelling and field trips.