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  Item Reference: KCLCAL-1967-1968-379

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1 Annual Report of the Delegacy took charge of the department during the absence on leave of Pro- fessor Geoffrey Bullough who spent the Lent and Easter terms as John Hinkley Visiting Professor in the Johns Hopkins University Baltimore and then made an extended tour of South America for the British Council lecturing on Shakespeare and on contemporary English literature in many universities and cultural centres of Brazil Uruguay Argentina and Chile The department had as guest during the session Professor Ε Donaldson of Yale University who is collaborating with Professor Kane in preparing the second volume of the Athlone Press edition of Piers Plowman In October Professor Kane read paper to the literary society of Sherborne School on 'The genesis of Tolkien's Lord of the Rings' in January he spoke to the Beaconsfield Historical Society on William Langland problem of biographical detection' in March he addressed the Oxford Medieval Society on The rationale of con- jectural emendation' Dr Sheard twice visited Ghana for the West African Examina- tions Council taking charge of training course for examiners in April and attending the co-ordination meeting in June In August he lectured at the BBC Summer School of English Mr Yarker gave six lectures on the Romantic poets at the Institut Fran9ais Mr Waldron lectured on Semantics and Poetics' at the Uni- versity of York Mr Ε Mottram was awarded an International Fellowship by the American Council of Learned Societies to do research in American Literature He spent the session at New York University where he was attached to the Graduate Department of Arts and Sciences During the year he lectured at Kent State University Bridgeport University and New York State University at Buffalo He attended the Twentieth Century Literature Conference at Michigan State University and was guest of the Harvard University Society of Fellows in June and of the University of Pennsylvania in May Mr Bradley gave four intercollegiate lectures at the Senate House on 'The Speculum Mundi and medieval literature' and series of twenty-four lectures for the Extra-Mural Department on English literature from Chaucer to the Stuarts In July and August Mr and Mrs Bradley led party of ten students of Old English and Old Norse on three-week field course in Denmark Sweden and
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