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Durham University

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.

Friday 30 October 2020

Resisting White Supremacy in The Garies and their Friends

1:00pm to 2:00pm, Online (Zoom), Dr Hannah Murray (University of Liverpool)

Part of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth-Century seminar series. This seminar is open to Durham University community only.

Contact susan.valladares@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Friday 6 November 2020

Ageing and Gender in Beauvoir, Sartre and Alice Munro

1:00pm to 2:00pm, Online (Zoom), Dr Elizabeth Barry (Warwick)

A Literature and Medical Humanities seminar. Open to Durham University community only.

Contact f.i.riddell@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Wednesday 11 November 2020

My Autobiography of Carson McCullers: An Online Reading and Discussion

4:00pm to 5:00pm, Online (Zoom), Jenn Shapland

A 20th and 21st Century Research Seminar. This event is open to all, including members of the public. Register via Eventbrite.

Contact david.j.pugh@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Friday 13 November 2020

The Crisis of the Future

1:00pm to 2:30pm, Online (Zoom), Prof. Benjamin Noys (Chichester)

A Future Theory research seminar.

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


Friday 20 November 2020

On Resonance: Stoner and Theory

1:00pm to 3:00pm, Online (Zoom), Rita Felski

A 20th / 21st Century Research Seminar. Open to Durham University community only.

Contact david.j.pugh@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Wednesday 2 December 2020

Freedom, Fragment, Form: An Emancipatory Study of West Indian Runaway Ads and the Romantic Fragment Poem

4:00pm to 5:00pm, Online (Zoom), Dr Rebecca Schneider (Fort Lewis College)

An Eighteenth and Nineteenth-Century Research Seminar. Open to Durham University community only.

Contact susan.valladares@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Friday 4 December 2020

On Literary Plasticity

1:00pm to 2:30pm, Online (Zoom), Dr Heather Yeung (Dundee)

A Future Theory research seminar.

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


Wednesday 20 January 2021

Sensory Experiments in Nineteenth-Century Literature

4:00pm to 5:00pm, Online (Zoom), Dr Erica Fretwell (University of Albany) and Dr Shannon Draucker (Siena College)

A Literature and Medical Humanities seminar. Open to Durham University community only.

Contact f.i.riddell@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Friday 29 January 2021

Title TBC

1:00pm to 2:00pm, Online (Zoom), Dr Hannah-Rose Murray (University of Edinburgh)

An Eighteenth and Nineteenth-Century research seminar. Open to Durham University community only.

Contact susan.valladares@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Friday 12 February 2021

Future Theory Seminar: Title TBC

1:00pm to 2:30pm, Online (Zoom), Assoc. Prof Tyler Bradway (SUNY Cortland)

A Future Theory research seminar.

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


Friday 26 February 2021

Digging up the Past: Contested Territories and Women Archaeologists in Eighteenth-Century Britain and Ireland

1:00pm to 2:00pm, Online (Zoom), Dr Maddy Pelling (Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities at Edinburgh)

An Eighteenth and Nineteenth-Century research seminar. Open to Durham University community only.

Contact susan.valladares@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Wednesday 21 April 2021

Madame de Staƫl's Celebrity of Difference

4:00pm to 5:00pm, Online (Zoom), Dr Omar F. Miranda (University of San Fransisco)

An Eighteenth and Nineteenth-Century research seminar. Open to Durham University community only.

Contact susan.valladares@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


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