• The Vice-Chancellor’s Distinguished Lecture Series – Professor Sarah Churchwell
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    The Vice-Chancellor’s Distinguished Lecture Series – Professor Sarah Churchwell

    [music playing] Ladies and Gentlemen, good evening it’s great pleasure to welcome you to this evenings Vice Chancellors distinguished lecture. This as many of you know is a series of lectures which aims to bring together the University and the wider community to reflect on major social scientific cultural and policy issues of our time. Tonight it’s my great pleasure to introduce Professor Sarah Churchwell professorial fellow in American literature and chair of Public Understanding of the Humanities at the School of Advanced Studies University of London. Professor Churchwell was born in Virginia and grew up in the Midwest we were swapping stories about Chicago beforehand where I went for…