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Department of English Studies

Events

We host a large number of conferences, lectures and seminars each year, many of them open to the public. Subscribe to our monthly North East Literature Events newsletter and we'll keep you posted. If you are a staff member or student and want to publicise your event, contact alistair.brown@durham.ac.uk.

Thursday 28 June 2018

Altogether Immune: Modernism and Immunology

4:00pm to 5:30pm, Seminar Room, Hallgarth House, Dr Maebh Long

A staff and postgraduate research seminar, introducing a new research project that is pressing the boundaries of Modernist Studies and the Medical Humanities.

Contact m.j.botha@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Thursday 5 July 2018

Sixth International Literary Juvenilia Conference

4:00pm to 12:00pm, St John's College

The Sixth International Literary Juvenilia Conference will be themed around 'Minority Voices:  Writing by children and adolescents from the eighteenth to the twentieth centuries'.

Contact g.e.boughton@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


A habit of writing: the Brontë juvenilia, editing, and print culture

7:30pm to 8:30pm, Leech Hall, St John's College, Emeritus Scientia Professor Christine Alexander

A public lecture looking at the youthful writing of the Brontë siblings.

Contact g.e.boughton@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Friday 6 July 2018

Sixth International Literary Juvenilia Conference

4:00pm to 12:00pm, St John's College

The Sixth International Literary Juvenilia Conference will be themed around 'Minority Voices:  Writing by children and adolescents from the eighteenth to the twentieth centuries'.

Contact g.e.boughton@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Saturday 7 July 2018

Sixth International Literary Juvenilia Conference

4:00pm to 12:00pm, St John's College

The Sixth International Literary Juvenilia Conference will be themed around 'Minority Voices:  Writing by children and adolescents from the eighteenth to the twentieth centuries'.

Contact g.e.boughton@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Sunday 8 July 2018

Sixth International Literary Juvenilia Conference

4:00pm to 12:00pm, St John's College

The Sixth International Literary Juvenilia Conference will be themed around 'Minority Voices:  Writing by children and adolescents from the eighteenth to the twentieth centuries'.

Contact g.e.boughton@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Monday 3 September 2018

Symposium of Sound ‘The rest is silence’

9:00am to 5:00pm, Durham University

A two-day conference supported by Northern Bridge Doctoral Training Partnership, that looks at 'sound' from a variety of disciplinary perspectives.

Contact symposiumofsound2018@gmail.com for more information about this event.


Tuesday 4 September 2018

Symposium of Sound ‘The rest is silence’

9:00am to 5:00pm, Durham University

A two-day conference supported by Northern Bridge Doctoral Training Partnership, that looks at 'sound' from a variety of disciplinary perspectives.

Contact symposiumofsound2018@gmail.com for more information about this event.


Friday 14 September 2018

Elegy: New Approaches

9:00am to 5:00pm

The elegy may be a traditional form of poetry, but it is also one that has evolved and continues to change through time. This one-day conference, with keynote Professor Stephen Regan, will reflect on the current state of research.

Contact elegy2018@gmail.com for more information about this event.


Monday 17 September 2018

Personification Across Disciplines: An Interdisciplinary Conference

This two-day conference organised by Hearing the Voice will explore personifying dynamics and experiences through a variety of disciplines, methods and perspectives.

Contact marco.bernini@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Tuesday 18 September 2018

Personification Across Disciplines: An Interdisciplinary Conference

This two-day conference organised by Hearing the Voice will explore personifying dynamics and experiences through a variety of disciplines, methods and perspectives.

Contact marco.bernini@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Wednesday 19 September 2018

Personification Across Disciplines: An Interdisciplinary Conference

This two-day conference organised by Hearing the Voice will explore personifying dynamics and experiences through a variety of disciplines, methods and perspectives.

Contact marco.bernini@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


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