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Department of English Studies


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

Tuesday 20 November 2018

Reading Melville with Computers

6:00pm to 7:30pm, Seminar Room, Hallgarth House, Dr Christopher Ohge (IES)

This special seminar with will look at digital texts and approaches to reading through computation.

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Wednesday 21 November 2018

Middle English Literature Abroad: Translations in Five Vernaculars (c.1280-c.1550)

5:00pm to 6:30pm, Seminar Room, Hallgarth House, Dr Aisling Byrne (University of Reading)

The next seminar in the series Mothertongues? focusing on medieval language and literature.

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Thursday 29 November 2018

Northern Voices

7:00pm to 9:00pm, St Chad's College Chapel

We've joined forces with Gong Fu poets to serve up a night of spoken word for all to feast on, with seven acclaimed regional poets on the bill.

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