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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 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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