Eccles Centre Spring Events at the British Library

Details of the Eccles Centre Spring public events programme are now available (read the full details here

There are discussions of Woodrow Wilson’s role as peace broker in WW1 (24 April); talks by Eccles British Library Writer’s Award holders Alison MacLeod (8 May) and Erica Wagner (1 June), with Erica discussing her biography of Washington Roebling, the man who built the Brooklyn Bridge; scholar and activist Kimberlé Crenshaw will be discussing the Post-Racial Condition of Trump’s Possibility for the 22nd Annual Bryant Lecture (16 May); there will be an evening celebrating the centenary of Gwendolyn Brooks (29 June) and a study afternoon exploring Herman Melville (28 June). There will also be a Caribbean Studies conference and an exhibition of Canadian photographs.

The Centre has also redesigned its website, so all details of our events, as well as funding opportunities and Collections-related resources, are now easier to find: visit at