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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.

Wednesday 29 May 2019

Moving Landscapes and Borderland Aesthetics in the Romantic Period

5:30pm to 7:00pm, Seminar Room, Hallgarth House, Dr David Stewart (Northumbria)

An Inventions of the Text seminar.

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


Tuesday 25 June 2019

The Body & the Built Environment in the Long Nineteenth Century

9:00am to 5:00pm

This one-day interdisciplinary symposium aims to stimulate academic discussion on a range of topics relating to embodiment and architectural space in the period ranging from 1750-1920.

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


Monday 8 July 2019

Catholicism, Literature, and the Arts II: Legacies and Revivals

Ushaw College

The second biennial conference will explore key questions concerning the relationship between Catholicism and the arts, including literature, music, and visual art. What substantive relationships of conceptual and formal influence exist between Catholicism and the arts? Is there such a thing as Catholic literature, Catholic music, and Catholic art? If so, in what ways does their catholicity reside in relevant ideas, attitudes, values, and beliefs?

Contact theresa.phillips@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Tuesday 9 July 2019

Catholicism, Literature, and the Arts II: Legacies and Revivals

Ushaw College

The second biennial conference will explore key questions concerning the relationship between Catholicism and the arts, including literature, music, and visual art. What substantive relationships of conceptual and formal influence exist between Catholicism and the arts? Is there such a thing as Catholic literature, Catholic music, and Catholic art? If so, in what ways does their catholicity reside in relevant ideas, attitudes, values, and beliefs?

Contact theresa.phillips@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Wednesday 10 July 2019

Catholicism, Literature, and the Arts II: Legacies and Revivals

Ushaw College

The second biennial conference will explore key questions concerning the relationship between Catholicism and the arts, including literature, music, and visual art. What substantive relationships of conceptual and formal influence exist between Catholicism and the arts? Is there such a thing as Catholic literature, Catholic music, and Catholic art? If so, in what ways does their catholicity reside in relevant ideas, attitudes, values, and beliefs?

Contact theresa.phillips@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Monday 5 August 2019

Consent: Histories, Representations, and Frameworks for the Future

9:00am to 5:00pm, Josephine Butler College

A two-day conference that seeks to bring together academics, experts, and activists from across the UK and around the world who work on and campaign for issues and ideas surrounding consent.

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


Tuesday 6 August 2019

Consent: Histories, Representations, and Frameworks for the Future

9:00am to 5:00pm, Josephine Butler College

A two-day conference that seeks to bring together academics, experts, and activists from across the UK and around the world who work on and campaign for issues and ideas surrounding consent.

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


Friday 13 September 2019

Humour and Satire in British Romanticism

Durham University

This conference, jointly organised by Durham University and Newcastle University, seeks to provide a framework for the relatively new, but steadily growing, interest in humour within Romantic studies.

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


Saturday 14 September 2019

Humour and Satire in British Romanticism

Durham University

This conference, jointly organised by Durham University and Newcastle University, seeks to provide a framework for the relatively new, but steadily growing, interest in humour within Romantic studies.

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


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