Faculty of Arts and Humanities
The Faculty of Arts & Humanities has seven departments and one school. It also has a Liberal Arts programme, English Language Centre and a Centre for Foreign Language Study. In the Times Good University Guide, almost every department is ranked within the top five in the UK.
Music: Rave reviews for new Gesualdo disc (James Weeks - EXAUDI)
The latest recording by vocal ensemble EXAUDI, which is directed by Dr James Weeks, has been released on the German label Winter&Winter to universal critical acclaim. Departing from EXAUDI’s core contemporary and experimental repertoire, the new disc is a recital of 18 madrigals from the Fifth and Sixth Books of Carlo Gesualdo (1566-1613), presented in fresh new readings that privilege the music’s extreme expressive vision.
Music: Dr Weeks nominated for Ivors Composer Award
Following his success in the British Composer Awards 2018, Dr James Weeks has again been nominated in the now-renamed Ivors Composer Awards 2019, for his string quartet Leafleoht (2018).
(1 Nov 2019) » Music: Dr Weeks nominated for Ivors Composer Award
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Tuesday 12 November 2019
- School of Modern Languages and Cultures: Biological Thought and the German Left – Workshop 10:30am to 5:30pm, Seminar Room, Institute of Advanced Study
- Department of History: Economic and Social History Group meeting 1:00pm to 2:00pm, Room 202, History Dept, 43 North Bailey, Adrian Green
- Department of History: Late Antiquity and Early Medieval Research Seminar Series 5:15pm to 6:15pm, Seminar Room 1, History Department, 43 North Bailey, Dr Helen Foxhall Forbes (Durham University)
- Department of History: History Society Talk 7:00pm, Seminar Room 1, History Department, 43 North Bailey, Dr Jake Richards (Durham)
Wednesday 13 November 2019
- Department of History: Transnational History Working Group Meeting 12:30pm to 1:30pm, Room 208, History Department, 43 North Bailey
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25% Alumni Discount
25% MA Tuition Fees Discount for Durham Alumni
Highest-ever global ranking in Arts & Humanities
The Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings by Subject 2020 place Durham University 27th among the world’s leading universities – up three places from last year.