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Department of English Studies


This page lists events with which English Studies staff and students are directly involved (staff and students should email to add an event here). To find English related events in Durham or in the local region organised outside of the Department, see our North East English Events newsletter.

Forthcoming Events

Two free exhibitions currently at Palace Green Library: ‘The best words in the best order’ - Poetry in Durham and the North East and Hearing Voices: Suffering, Inspiration and the Everyday

Reading between the Lines: Eighteenth-Century Journals and Romantic Letters, 1740-1830

23rd June 2012, 09:30 to 17:30, St Chad's College

A one-day conference on eighteenth-century journals and letters.

The keynote speaker is the historian of feminism Jane Rendall, who will discuss the correspondence of three Edinburgh authors, Elizabeth Hamilton, Eliza Fletcher, and Anne Grant.

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