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Durham University

Department of English Studies

Event Archive

This is an archive of past events within the Department of English Studies. Please see our current events for forthcoming activities.

Some of our public events are recorded and are available as podcasts via our Research English At Durham blog.

DateTimeEvent
Sat, 14 September 2019Humour and Satire in British Romanticism
Fri, 13 September 2019Humour and Satire in British Romanticism
Wed, 11 September 20195:30pm to 6:30pmFuture Memory and Circular Time in Dickens' 'The Signal-Man'
Wed, 4 September 20195:30pm to 6:30pm'Lethe in Moyola': The Classical Underworld as a Memoryscape
Wed, 21 August 20195:30pm to 6:30pmTime and Place: Bakhtin and Shakespeare
Wed, 14 August 20195:30pm to 6:30pmThen Egil Became Sad: Wandering Across Scandinavia in Egils Saga
6:00pm to 8:00pmArtist talk: Oliver Doe in conversation with Dr Marc Botha
Tue, 6 August 20199:00am to 5:00pmConsent: Histories, Representations, and Frameworks for the Future
Mon, 5 August 20199:00am to 5:00pmConsent: Histories, Representations, and Frameworks for the Future
Wed, 10 July 2019Catholicism, Literature, and the Arts II: Legacies and Revivals
Tue, 9 July 2019Catholicism, Literature, and the Arts II: Legacies and Revivals
Mon, 8 July 2019Catholicism, Literature, and the Arts II: Legacies and Revivals
Thu, 27 June 20195:15pm to 6:45pmThe Political Warfare Executive and British Culture
Tue, 25 June 201912:00pm to 5:00pmThe Body & the Built Environment in the Long Nineteenth Century
Mon, 17 June 20197:00pm to 8:00pmDragons! Tales and Music from the North East
Wed, 12 June 20195:30pm to 6:30pmJames Melville and Ester Inglis
Tue, 11 June 20196:30pm to 7:30pmSPEAK Presents an Evening Salon of Poetry
Thu, 6 June 20194:00pm to 6:30pmByzantium in Modern Literature: Invasion, Plunder, Artistic Patrimony
Tue, 4 June 20193:00pm to 5:00pmSnacks and Share Research
Wed, 29 May 20195:30pm to 7:00pmMoving Landscapes and Borderland Aesthetics in the Romantic Period
Fri, 24 May 20199:30am to 3:00pmLiterature and Surveillance in the Age of Globalization
Wed, 22 May 20195:30pm to 7:00pmSilence and Sublimity in Tennyson
Wed, 15 May 20195:30pm to 7:00pmStaff and Postgraduate Research Seminar - Title TBC
Tue, 14 May 20196:30pm to 7:30pmModern Poetry Event
Sat, 11 May 201910:00am to 4:00pmCreative Voices: A workshop for writers
Fri, 10 May 20199:30am to 6:00pmGen(d)eration: Gender and Construction of Subjectivity
Wed, 8 May 20195:00pm to 6:00pmThe Mystery of The Red Earth: Harold Heslop, Soviet Literary Institutions, and World Literature
Wed, 1 May 20195:30pm to 7:00pmNarrative Theory and Medieval Narrative
Fri, 12 April 20197:30pm to 9:00pmColpitts Poetry
Mon, 25 March 20195:30pm to 7:00pmFree Trade Comedy: Transnational Slapstick
Thu, 21 March 20192:00pm to 3:00pmPractical Reasoning: How the Experience of the Humanities Can Help Train Doctors
Wed, 20 March 20195:30pm to 7:00pmThe Indian Queen and the Queen Who Brought the Indies
Tue, 19 March 201911:00am to 12:30pmLiterature, Religion and the Culture Wars
Mon, 18 March 20193:00pm to 4:30pmOn Humour
Fri, 15 March 20196:00pm to 7:30pmCrash and Burn: A Poetry Reading in Honour of Michael O'Neill (1953-2018)
Thu, 14 March 20196:00pm to 7:30pmArt, Empathy and Breath
Wed, 13 March 20195:30pm to 7:00pmInventions and Intentions of the Text: Gavin Douglas's Palice of Honour (1501) as Zenith of the Scottish Dream-Vision
Tue, 12 March 20196:00pm to 7:30pmBreath in Poetry
Sat, 9 March 20194:00pm to 5:00pmPreaching to the Choir: A Sceptical Look at Carthusian Transmission of Vernacular Spiritual Writing
Wed, 6 March 20195:30pm to 7:00pm'Transforming Subjective Experience and Public Morality as Law in Hilary Mantel’s Eight Months on Ghazzah Street' and 'Social Liminality as Artistic Exchange in Henry James’s Late Novels'
Tue, 5 March 20196:00pm to 7:30pmSighs and Swoons: Breath and Breathing in Medieval Writing
Wed, 27 February 20195:30pm to 7:00pmGeorge Eliot and the Victorian Extended Mind
Mon, 25 February 20196:00pm to 7:00pmHeating the Human Climate
Fri, 22 February 201911:00am to 4:00pmNorthern Poetry Map Hack
Tue, 19 February 20196:00pm to 7:00pmGreen Heaven: Refugee Ecoglobalism
Tue, 12 February 20195:30pm to 7:30pmEvelyn Waugh, Catholicism, and America: Hollywood, Death, and the Religious Life
Thu, 31 January 20197:00pm to 8:30pmPaul Muldoon reads WB Yeats
Tue, 29 January 20196:00pm to 7:00pmModCon Postgraduate Research Forum
Thu, 17 January 20195:30pm to 7:00pmChaucerisme: Elizabethan Writers and the Invention of Tradition’
Mon, 10 December 20184:30pm to 5:30pmReconceiving the Relationship between Medicine, Philosophy and Literature
Wed, 5 December 20185:30pm to 7:00pm'The Borders between Words in the Poetry of George Oppen' and 'Borders and Liminality in Caryl Phillips’ Crossing the River'
Thu, 29 November 20187:00pm to 9:00pmNorthern Words
Wed, 21 November 20185:00pm to 6:30pmMiddle English Literature Abroad: Translations in Five Vernaculars (c.1280-c.1550)
Tue, 20 November 20186:00pm to 7:30pmReading Melville with Computers
Thu, 15 November 20186:15pm to 7:15pmPatriotism and Dissent: Anna Laetitia Barbauld and the Pleasures of the Imagination
Wed, 14 November 20185:30pm to 7:00pm"Enprynted by me Will[ia]m Caxton": Marketing Manuscripts after Print
Sat, 10 November 20188:00pm to 9:00pmSouls of the North
Wed, 31 October 20185:30pm to 7:00pmSchizophrenia, Criminality, and the Neo-Baroque
Sun, 28 October 20186:30pm to 8:30pmExtinction Elegies: An Evening of Poetry, Music and Ecology
Fri, 26 October 20187:00pm to 8:00pmThe Doll's Alphabet
Wed, 17 October 20187:30pm to 8:30pmThe Songs of Leonard Cohen: Concert by Keith James
Sun, 14 October 20182:00pm to 4:00pmZine-Making Workshop
6:30pm to 7:30pmLamanby
Sat, 13 October 201811:30am to 12:30pmMurder by the Book: The Crime that Shocked Victorian Literary London
2:30pm to 3:30pmIn Byron's Wake
Fri, 12 October 20189:00am to 5:00pmLiterary Birds
6:30pm to 7:30pmMelmoth
Thu, 11 October 20189:00am to 5:00pmLiterary Birds
6:00pm to 7:00pmSimon Armitage at Chad’s
7:00pm to 9:00pmScaling the Galleries
Tue, 9 October 20186:00pm to 7:00pmMichael O’Neill and Jamie McKendrick
Sun, 7 October 20185:30pm to 6:30pmFaber Poets
Sat, 6 October 20182:30pm to 3:30pmThe Brontes Revisited
Wed, 3 October 20185:30pm to 7:00pmMichaelmas Poetry Reading
5:30pm to 7:00pmBehind Gilded Walls: Tales of wonder, the Gothic, and Islamic Mythology in Contemporary Literature
Wed, 26 September 20185:30pm to 7:00pm'Victims in a Vacuum': Inscribing Identities in Childhood and Deathbed Scenes
Wed, 19 September 2018Personification Across Disciplines: An Interdisciplinary Conference
5:30pm to 7:00pmAb origine mundi/ ad mea…tempora: Beginnings and Endings in Ovid’s Metamorphoses
Tue, 18 September 2018Personification Across Disciplines: An Interdisciplinary Conference
Mon, 17 September 2018Personification Across Disciplines: An Interdisciplinary Conference
Fri, 14 September 20189:00am to 5:00pmElegy: New Approaches
Wed, 12 September 20185:30pm to 7:00pmThe Stream of Consciousness in the Works of William Wordsworth and James Joyce
7:30pm to 8:30pmSouls of the North
Wed, 5 September 20185:30pm to 7:00pmFire stopped play: Shakespeare, Henry VIII, and the day the Globe burned down
Tue, 4 September 20189:00am to 5:00pmSymposium of Sound ‘The rest is silence’
7:30pm to 8:30pmPoetry and Translation
Mon, 3 September 20189:00am to 5:00pmSymposium of Sound ‘The rest is silence’
Wed, 29 August 20185:30pm to 7:00pm'Remembrance, but to what end?: Registers of petition in the holograph manuscripts of Thomas Hoccleve' and '(S)he’s just not that into you: Resistance and Persistence in Medieval Romance Literature'
Wed, 22 August 20185:30pm to 7:00pmSacred Symbols, Snake-Women and Sisterhood: Crafting Power in Medieval Origin Stories
Wed, 15 August 20185:30pm to 7:00pm“The Beginning of Sound Film -The End of Literary Modernism?” and “The Rise of Populism and a Call for the New Sincerity in Contemporary Fiction”
Mon, 9 July 20186:15pm to 7:30pmUnruly Women: A Performance
Sun, 8 July 20184:00pm to 12:00pmSixth International Literary Juvenilia Conference
Sat, 7 July 20184:00pm to 12:00pmSixth International Literary Juvenilia Conference
Fri, 6 July 20184:00pm to 12:00pmSixth International Literary Juvenilia Conference
Thu, 5 July 20184:00pm to 12:00pmSixth International Literary Juvenilia Conference
7:30pm to 8:30pmA habit of writing: the Brontë juvenilia, editing, and print culture
Thu, 28 June 20184:00pm to 5:30pmAltogether Immune: Modernism and Immunology
Wed, 20 June 2018The Wife of Bath and Modern 'Rape Culture' - The Case of the Dalhousie University Dentistry Scandal
Sat, 9 June 2018Norse in the North Annual Conference: Emotions and Mindsets in Old Norse Literature and Society
Wed, 6 June 20185:30pm to 6:30pmReflections on Charlotte Brontë: a personal view of ‘an independent will’
Tue, 5 June 20186:00pm to 7:00pmPoetry Aloud: The New York School
Wed, 23 May 20185:30pm to 6:30pmCrossing the (B)order of Immersion: Phantasmal Intersubjectivity, Co-Presence and the Emersivity of Literary Characters
7:00pm to 8:00pmWake
Fri, 11 May 2018Twenty-Five Years of Madness and Modernism
Wed, 9 May 20185:30pm to 6:30pmInventions of the Text Postgraduate Seminar
Sat, 5 May 201810:00am to 3:00pmPostgraduate Lecture Day
Thu, 26 April 20186:00pm to 7:00pmAn Evening of International Poetry
Wed, 25 April 20185:30pm to 6:30pmOrdering the Eighteenth-Century Essay
Wed, 14 March 20185:30pm to 6:30pmCANCELLED Inventions of the Text Seminar
6:15pm to 7:15pm Breath in Fiction and Poetry
Sat, 10 March 20189:15am to 4:30pmLaid Bare: Attitudes to Nudity in the Middle Ages and Early Modern Period
Wed, 28 February 20185:30pm to 6:30pmInventions of the Text Early Career Seminar
Wed, 21 February 20186:15pm to 7:15pmBeckett, The Breath and The Choreographic
Mon, 19 February 20186:00pm to 7:00pmFilth, Fornication, and Four-Letter Words: Obscenity in the French of Medieval Britain
Thu, 15 February 20186:00pm to 7:00pmPoetry Reading and Book Launch: Return of the Gift
Thu, 8 February 20185:00pm to 6:00pmFairy Tales and Feminist Rewritings
Wed, 7 February 20185:00pm to 6:00pmYoung Adult Fiction and the Male Gaze
6:15pm to 7:15pm‘Listen your way in/with the mouth’: the Poetry of Paul Celan
Tue, 6 February 20184:00pm to 5:00pmChildren's Literature, Intertextuality and Gender
5:30pm to 6:30pmThe Marina Project
Sat, 3 February 201811:00am to 5:00pmDurhamCon
Wed, 31 January 20185:30pm to 6:30pmThe Shape of Free Speech: Rethinking Liberal Free Speech Theory
Mon, 29 January 20187:30pm to 8:30pmBreathing in Choral Singing
Fri, 26 January 20187:30pm to 9:00pmThe World is Never Quiet
Thu, 25 January 20186:00pm to 7:00pmRushing Water, Broken Air, Raging Wildfire: Chaucer's Transformation of Classical Theories of Language in The House of Fame
Wed, 24 January 20184:30pm to 6:00pmRethinking the Literary through Electronic Literature
Wed, 17 January 20186:15pm to 7:15pmBreathing and vocal technique
Tue, 12 December 20176:15pm to 7:15pmWalpole’s Diminutions
Wed, 6 December 20175:30pm to 6:30pmPostgraduate Seminar on T.S. Eliot and H.G. Wells
Tue, 5 December 20176:15pm to 7:15pmMonstrum: The Castle of Otranto, Gothic Fiction and the Origins of Genre
Mon, 4 December 20175:30pm to 6:45pmAnalysing Breaking Bad
Wed, 29 November 20176:15pm to 7:15pmVisualising the Ephemeral: Breath in Visual Art
Tue, 28 November 20176:15pm to 7:15pmWalpole, Vampires, and the Undead
Sat, 25 November 20173:30pm to 4:30pmLost Voices from the North-East
Thu, 23 November 20174:00pm to 5:45pmCreative Writing: First Circle of Lectures
Wed, 22 November 20175:30pm to 6:00pmLiterature as Algorithmic Variation: The Implications of Darwin’s ‘Universal Acid'
Tue, 21 November 20176:15pm to 7:15pmWalpole, Burney, and the Tragedy of Incest
Mon, 20 November 20176:00pm to 7:00pmCharles D'Orleans: The English of a French Poet
Wed, 15 November 20174:30pm to 6:00pm'He saw some greater Sun appear’: Waiting for the apocalypse in Milton’s Poems 1645
5:30pm to 7:00pmThe​ ​King’s​ ​English:​ ​language,​ ​colonialism​ ​and​ ​the nation​ ​state​ ​1537-1617
6:15pm to 7:15pmBreath, Pulse and Measure in 20th Century American Poetry
Tue, 14 November 20175:00pm to 6:00pmThe Wisdom of Some Short Poems in the Exeter Book
6:15pm to 7:15pmGreenth
Wed, 8 November 20174:30pm to 6:00pmWriting at the End of Capitalism: The Politics of Reconnection in the Contemporary London Novel
Tue, 7 November 20176:15pm to 7:15pmWalpole, Catholicism, and the Visual Arts
Mon, 6 November 201710:00am to 5:45pmVisible Identities: Symbolic Codes from Personal Heraldry to Corporate Logos
Wed, 1 November 20174:30pm to 6:00pmAffecting (Science) Fiction: Static, Flicker, and Other Modes of Noncognition
Tue, 31 October 20176:00pm to 7:30pmThe Naked City: New York Modernism 1845 / 1919 / 1947
6:15pm to 7:15pmCreativity and Collaboration: The Case of The Mysterious Mother
Tue, 24 October 20176:15pm to 7:15pmComposers of Architecture: Walpole and Beckford
Tue, 17 October 20176:00pm to 7:00pmPoetry Reading
6:15pm to 7:15pmWalpole as Designer
Mon, 16 October 20175:30pm to 7:00pmAn Evening with Roy Hattersley
Sun, 15 October 20173:30pm to 4:30pmOutsiders: The Royal Literary Fund Talk
Sat, 14 October 20173:30pm to 5:00pmRich Seams: A New Generation of Poets from the North Curated and introduced by Andrew McMillan
5:30pm to 6:30pmDiscovering Dante
Thu, 12 October 20176:00pm to 7:00pmPoetry Reading
Tue, 10 October 20176:15pm to 7:15pmWriting to the Moment: Walpole’s Letters
7:30pm to 8:30pmHow Not to Be a Boy
Sat, 7 October 20174:00pm to 5:00pmPoetry Book Society Showcase
7:00pm to 8:00pmThings Can Only Get Worse
Wed, 4 October 20175:30pm to 7:00pmA Sea-Change: Contemporary Poetry and the Coastline
Wed, 27 September 20175:30pm to 7:00pmApocalypse or Utopia: What Comes Next
7:00pm to 8:00pmPoetry Evening
Wed, 20 September 20175:30pm to 7:00pmLife, Death and the Victorians
Wed, 13 September 20175:30pm to 7:00pmChanging Entertainment: The Magic Lantern and the Nineteenth Century
Sat, 9 September 20179:00am to 5:00pmNeo-Victorian Decadences
Fri, 8 September 20179:00am to 5:00pmNeo-Victorian Decadences
Wed, 6 September 20175:30pm to 7:00pmTics in the Theatre: The 'Quiet Audience' and the Neurodivergent Spectator
Wed, 30 August 20175:30pm to 7:00pmWhen Masters Became Tragic Heroes
Wed, 23 August 20175:30pm to 7:00pmAlfred the Great through History
Wed, 16 August 20175:30pm to 7:00pmAlbion: Change, Rebirth and Stagnancy in The Middle English Prose Brut Chronicle
Sun, 13 August 20176:00pm to 9:00pmHG Wells double bill: The Time Machine and Time After Time
Fri, 11 August 20179:00am to 5:00pmThe Coarseness of the Brontës: A Reappraisal
Thu, 10 August 20179:00am to 5:00pmThe Coarseness of the Brontës: A Reappraisal
Fri, 28 July 20179:00am to 5:00pmHumour, History, and Methodology: A Multidisciplinary and Trans-Professional Enquiry
Thu, 27 July 20179:00am to 5:00pmHumour, History, and Methodology: A Multidisciplinary and Trans-Professional Enquiry
Wed, 26 July 20179:00am to 5:00pmHumour, History, and Methodology: A Multidisciplinary and Trans-Professional Enquiry
1:00pm to 2:00pmCan Novelists Predict the Future?
Wed, 19 July 20171:00pm to 2:00pmShaping the Future: How Feminist Utopian Novels Used New Concepts of Time to Create Better Worlds for Everyone
Fri, 14 July 20176:00pm to 4:00pmGower, His Contemporaries, and Their Legacy in MSS and Early Printed Books, 1350-1550
Thu, 13 July 20176:00pm to 4:00pmGower, His Contemporaries, and Their Legacy in MSS and Early Printed Books, 1350-1550
Wed, 12 July 20176:00pm to 4:00pmGower, His Contemporaries, and Their Legacy in MSS and Early Printed Books, 1350-1550
Tue, 11 July 20176:00pm to 4:00pmGower, His Contemporaries, and Their Legacy in MSS and Early Printed Books, 1350-1550
Mon, 10 July 20176:00pm to 4:00pmGower, His Contemporaries, and Their Legacy in MSS and Early Printed Books, 1350-1550
Sun, 9 July 20176:00pm to 4:00pmGower, His Contemporaries, and Their Legacy in MSS and Early Printed Books, 1350-1550
Fri, 7 July 2017Catholicism, Literature, and the Arts, 1850 to the Present
Thu, 6 July 2017Catholicism, Literature, and the Arts, 1850 to the Present
Wed, 5 July 2017Catholicism, Literature, and the Arts, 1850 to the Present
Thu, 22 June 20176:00pm to 9:00pmTime Travellers
Mon, 19 June 20176:00pm to 8:00pmStorytelling as Time Travel and ‘Out of time’: Counter Futures in Contemporary Black Fiction and Art
Fri, 16 June 20179:00am to 5:00pmWriting the Divide: Literary Culture and Political Engagement in the 1930s
Wed, 7 June 201712:45pm to 6:00pmNarrating the Spaces of War: Witnessing, Testimony, Evidence, Archives
1:00pm to 2:00pmUtopia in Dark Times
7:30pmThe Canterbury Tales
Tue, 6 June 20177:30pmThe Canterbury Tales
Sat, 3 June 20177:00pm to 8:30pmThe Dragon and the Bone Queen
Tue, 30 May 20175:30pm to 7:00pmPhD Student and Early Career Researcher Seminar
Thu, 18 May 20175:30pm to 7:00pmWalter Benjamin's Paris, Capital of Jewish Aesthetic Modernity
Wed, 17 May 20174:30pm to 6:00pmEarly Modern Comedy and the Discourse of Prudence
Thu, 11 May 20176:00pm to 7:30pmThe Imaginative Syllogism: The Idea of the Poetic in the Middle Ages
Wed, 10 May 20175:30pm to 7:00pmThe Anthropocene Unconscious of African Second Contact Narratives: District 9, Rosewater, Lagoon
Fri, 5 May 201710:00am to 2:00pmHorace Walpole and his Legacies: A Tercentenary Colloquium
Thu, 4 May 20176:00pm to 7:30pmSlow Politics: Towards a Literary Prehistory of the Welfare State, 1880-1920
Wed, 3 May 20174:30pm to 6:00pmWellness as Metaphor: Mapping Affect in Heidi Julavits The Vanishers
Thu, 27 April 20176:00pm to 8:00pmFrom the Poet's Mouth: Poetry, Culture and the Literary Scene in Tübingen
Wed, 26 April 20174:00pm to 6:00pmFrom the Poet's Mouth: Poetry, Culture and the Literary Scene in Tübingen
5:30pm to 7:00pmThe Ethics of Enchantment: The Role of Fairy Tales in the Ethical Imagination
7:00pm to 9:00pmThe First World War Poets
Thu, 16 March 20176:30pm to 7:30pmHenry VIII in York: pilgrimage, plots and penitence
Fri, 10 March 20174:30pm to 6:00pmThe Butch Nerd Angel of History
Wed, 8 March 20175:30pm to 7:00pmHistoricist Interdisciplinarity in Literature and Science
Thu, 2 March 20176:00pm to 7:00pmThe art of cruising art in John Wieners' The Hotel Wentley Poems
Wed, 1 March 20173:00pm to 9:00pmA Celebration of Northern Poetry: Basil Bunting's Birthday
Thu, 23 February 20176:00pm to 7:00pmIncantatory Yeats
6:00pm to 7:00pmCANCELLED - Historicist Interdisciplinarity in Literature and Science
Tue, 21 February 20176:15pm to 7:30pmPaul Celan and the Truth of Poetry
Sat, 18 February 20171:00pm to 6:00pmVoices, Visions, and Divine Inspiration
Wed, 15 February 20179:30am to 5:20pmPsychosis, Agency, and Narrative: An Interdisciplinary Workshop
4:30pm to 6:30pmBeowulf: Still Boring
Tue, 14 February 20175:30pm to 7:00pm'Give a hand to your neighbour': Margaret Thatcher and Pornography
Wed, 8 February 20175:30pm to 7:00pmGlass Slippers, Stinky Cheese Men and Percy Jackson: An Introduction to Folklore in Contemporary Children's Literature
Thu, 2 February 20177:00pm to 8:30pmPoetry for Trying Times
Thu, 26 January 20175:30pm to 8:30pmDickens and Over-hearing
7:00pm to 8:30pmPoetry Reading: Mark Ford and Gareth Reeves
Sat, 21 January 20171:00pm to 5:00pmLiterary Minds
Fri, 20 January 2017Thatcher and Thatcherism: New Critical Perspectives
12:00pm to 2:00pmVoices, knowledge and ignorance: Reflections on experiences of “Company”
3:00pm to 4:00pm‘Company’ by Samuel Beckett
5:00pm to 6:00pm‘Company’ by Samuel Beckett
7:00pm to 8:00pm‘Company’ by Samuel Beckett
Thu, 19 January 2017Thatcher and Thatcherism: New Critical Perspectives
3:00pm to 4:00pm‘Company’ by Samuel Beckett
5:00pm to 6:00pm‘Company’ by Samuel Beckett
7:00pm to 8:00pm‘Company’ by Samuel Beckett
Wed, 18 January 20173:00pm to 4:00pm‘Company’ by Samuel Beckett
5:00pm to 6:00pm‘Company’ by Samuel Beckett
7:00pm to 8:00pm‘Company’ by Samuel Beckett
Tue, 17 January 20173:00pm to 4:00pm‘Company’ by Samuel Beckett
5:00pm to 6:00pm‘Company’ by Samuel Beckett
7:00pm to 8:00pm‘Company’ by Samuel Beckett
Mon, 16 January 20173:00pm to 4:00pm‘Company’ by Samuel Beckett
5:00pm to 6:00pm‘Company’ by Samuel Beckett
7:00pm to 8:00pm‘Company’ by Samuel Beckett
Sat, 14 January 20172:00pm to 1:00pmBrexit and the Democratic Intellect
Fri, 13 January 20172:00pm to 1:00pmBrexit and the Democratic Intellect
Mon, 12 December 20167:30pm to 9:00pmChristmas Poems: A Poetic Celebration of Winter, Christmas and the North
Thu, 8 December 20166:00pmThe Empathetic Imagination and the Dream of Equality: Shakespeare's "Poetical Justice”
Wed, 7 December 20164:30pm to 6:00pmShakespeare and the King’s Men: Theatre History as Endgame
Tue, 6 December 20166:15pm to 7:15pmTales of Space and Time: H.G. Wells and Victorian time travel
Mon, 5 December 20166:00pm to 7:00pmAlchemy and Exemplary Narratives in Middle English Poetry
Fri, 2 December 20167:00pm to 9:00pmColpitts Poetry
Wed, 30 November 20165:30pm to 7:00pmInterdisciplinarity: PhD and Early-Career Research Seminar
Wed, 23 November 20164:30pm to 6:00pmFear and Phobia in Victorian Literature and Medicine
Thu, 17 November 20165:30pm to 7:00pmThe Good Story: Arabella Kurtz in conversation with Angela Woods
Wed, 16 November 20165:30pm to 7:00pmThe Defacement of Irish Modernism
Tue, 15 November 20161:00pm to 2:00pmVideogames and Literature: Achieving Interdisciplinarity
Thu, 10 November 20165:30pm to 6:30pmScale and the Quandaries of an ‘Environmental’ Literary Criticism
Wed, 9 November 20164:30pm to 6:00pmAnglicanism and the shaping of modern English culture
Tue, 8 November 20166:00pm to 7:00pmSt Erkenwald Hears a Heathen: Narrating a Goste Lyfe
Wed, 2 November 20165:30pm to 7:00pm'George Orwell's Worst Nightmare': Cybersecurity and Surveillance in Screen Narratives after Edward Snowden
Wed, 19 October 201610:30am to 4:00pmCaribbean and Diasporic Culture, Creativity and Research
Sat, 15 October 201610:00am to 5:00pmTwenty-Five Years of Regeneration: A Pat Barker Symposium
4:30pm to 5:30pmCelebrating Poetry from the North
6:00pm to 7:00pmDurham Book Festival Laureate: Helen Mort
7:15pm to 8:15pmKnee Deep
Wed, 12 October 20167:30pm to 8:30pmAn Evening with Anthony Horowitz
Mon, 10 October 20162:00pm to 4:30pmKes
Sun, 9 October 201610:30am to 11:30amWhat Makes a Classic?
2:30pm to 3:30pmThe Incomplete Shakespeare
3:30pm to 4:30pmSecrets and Lies
Wed, 5 October 20165:30pm to 6:30pm"Whisht! Lads": The Lambton Worm, Medievalism(s) and Radical Jack the Earl of Durham
Wed, 28 September 20165:30pm to 6:30pmAlchemy, the Philosopher’s Stone, and the Holy Grail
Fri, 23 September 201611:00am to 5:30pmThe British Council, Cultural Diplomacy, and Twentieth Century Literature and Theatre
Wed, 21 September 20165:30pm to 6:30pmSacred Monster: The Gothic Theology of Frankenstein
Wed, 14 September 20165:30pm to 6:30pm"After that Summer, Nothing Would be the Same Again": Sex, Death, and Nostalgia at the Seaside
Sun, 11 September 201610:00am to 5:00pmThe Afterlives of Eve
Sat, 10 September 201610:00am to 5:00pmThe Afterlives of Eve
Fri, 9 September 201610:00am to 5:00pmThe Afterlives of Eve
Wed, 7 September 20165:30pm to 6:30pmBreathing in Science Fiction
Wed, 31 August 20165:30pm to 6:30pmThe Minimalist Literary Aesthetic and Current Forms of Communication in the English Language
Wed, 24 August 20165:30pm to 6:30pmCuthbert: A not so benevolent saint
Wed, 17 August 20165:30pm to 6:30pm“I don’t believe in the future. I think we’re all doomed”: The Contemporary Apocalyptic Imagination
Wed, 13 July 20168:30am to 6:30pmRisking the Future: Vulnerability, Resistance, Hope
Tue, 12 July 20169:00am to 1:00pmMedieval Theatre Colloquium
8:30am to 6:30pmRisking the Future: Vulnerability, Resistance, Hope
Mon, 11 July 20169:00am to 1:00pmMedieval Theatre Colloquium
Sun, 10 July 20169:00am to 1:00pmMedieval Theatre Colloquium
6:00pm to 7:00pmPlays from the York Cycle of Mystery Plays
8:30pm to 10:00pmThe Sacred and the Profane
Sat, 9 July 20169:00am to 1:00pmMedieval Theatre Colloquium
Fri, 8 July 20169:00am to 1:00pmMedieval Theatre Colloquium
12:30pm to 1:30pmMankind
7:30pm to 9:00pmThe Harrowing of Hell and Peregrini
Thu, 7 July 20169:00am to 1:00pmMedieval Theatre Colloquium
Wed, 6 July 20169:15am to 3:00pmFrances 'Fanny' Burney and Popular Entertainments: the business of pleasure in Late-Georgian Britain
Tue, 5 July 20169:15am to 3:00pmFrances 'Fanny' Burney and Popular Entertainments: the business of pleasure in Late-Georgian Britain
Mon, 4 July 20169:15am to 3:00pmFrances 'Fanny' Burney and Popular Entertainments: the business of pleasure in Late-Georgian Britain
Fri, 1 July 20167:30pm to 9:00pmThe Harrowing of Hell and Peregrini
Sat, 25 June 20166:00pm to 9:00pmBriggflatts: 50
6:30pm to 9:00pmExhibition Launch - Savage Arena: The Legacy of Joe Tasker
Fri, 24 June 20166:00pm to 9:00pmBriggflatts: 50
Mon, 20 June 201610:00am to 4:00pmConverging Worlds: Cultural Exchanges in Literature and the Written Word
Thu, 16 June 20163:00pm to 5:00pmBloomsday in Durham
5:30pm to 6:45pm'I Worshipped the Invisible Alone': A Coleridgean Shadow in Shelley's 1816 Poetry
5:30pm to 6:45pmLiterature, Cinema, Videogame: Intermedial Influence and Literary Modernism
Mon, 13 June 20161:00pm to 3:00pmApplying for Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in the Arts and Humanities: A Postgraduate Information Session
Sun, 12 June 20167:00pm to 8:00pmThe Medieval World of Game of Thrones
Wed, 8 June 20165:30pm to 6:45pmFlora Annie Steel and the Indian 'Mutiny' Novel
Wed, 1 June 20167:00pm to 9:00pmHaliwerfolc: A Poetry Reading
Thu, 26 May 20165:30pm to 6:45pmThe Craft of Cruelty: An Anatomy of the Satiric Fiction of Evelyn Waugh
Thu, 19 May 20162:00pm to 3:00pmCatholic recusants in performance
5:30pm to 7:00pm"In between propaganda and escapism": William Faulkner as Cold War Cultural Ambassador
Wed, 18 May 20165:30pm to 6:45pmWilliam Blake's London and Eliot's Waste Land
Mon, 16 May 20162:00pm to 3:00pmActivating Victorian Utopias for Future Use
4:00pm to 6:00pmPredicting the Past: Using Machine Learning to Illuminate Three Centuries of Literary History
Thu, 12 May 20162:00pm to 2:30pmA Funny Kind of Devotion? Laughter in the Biblical Drama of Late Medieval Towns and Cities
Tue, 10 May 20166:15pm to 7:30pmThinking Through Ghosts and Contaminations: The Cases of Henry James and Alfred Hitchcock
Thu, 5 May 20162:00pm to 3:00pmCorpus Christi in Durham
Wed, 4 May 20167:30pm to 9:30pmFor Kicks Poetry Reading
Tue, 3 May 20166:15pm to 7:30pmEmbodied Shadows: sculpted memory, sensed presence, and the third party
Thu, 28 April 20162:00pm to 3:00pmMaking music in the North-east: waits and minstrels around the region
Thu, 21 April 20162:00pm to 3:00pmWorms, stags and other folk performances
Wed, 23 March 20163:10pm to 3:10pmA Funny Kind of Devotion? Laughter in the Biblical Drama of Late Medieval Towns and Cities
Thu, 17 March 20164:45pm to 6:00pmSinging School: W.B. Yeats and Seamus Heaney
Tue, 15 March 20166:15pm to 7:15pmGhostly Sightings: hauntology and spectrality in East Asian gothic cinema
Wed, 9 March 20165:30pm to 7:00pmWhose Line is it Anyway? Textual Editing and the Inventions of the Text
Mon, 7 March 20166:30pm to 7:45pmCelebrating the Brontës
Fri, 4 March 20168:00pm to 9:00pmColpitt's Poetry: Liz Berry and Katrina Porteous
Thu, 3 March 20164:45pm to 6:00pmVico and the Poetics of Anger
Wed, 2 March 20165:30pm to 7:00pmKeats, Healthy Breathing, and Romantic Bowers
Tue, 1 March 20166:00pm to 7:30pmFragments Shored against Ruin: Reassembling 'The Waste Land'
6:15pm to 7:15pmGhosts in the City: from Baudelaire to Lydie Salvayre and Hilary
Sat, 27 February 2016Self-Commentary in Early Modern European Literature
Fri, 26 February 2016Self-Commentary in Early Modern European Literature
8:00pm to 9:00pmColpitt's Poetry: Eleanor Rees and Colette Bryce
Thu, 25 February 20166:30pm to 7:30pmThe Early Historical Novel: Liberty and the Nation
Wed, 24 February 20165:30pm to 6:00pmDivinity in Being: Dismantling the God/World Dualism in Marilynne Robinson's Gilead
6:00pm to 6:30pmThe Theme of Twins in Shakespearean Drama
Tue, 23 February 20169:00am to 5:00pmGhosts: the evidence of spirits Workshop
Mon, 22 February 20166:15pm to 7:15pmGhostly Readings, Reading Ghosts
Thu, 18 February 20164:45pm to 6:00pmAfterlives of a Romantic Poet: Keats, Biography, and Biopic
Tue, 16 February 20166:00pm to 7:30pmRescuing Shakespeare: 'King Lear' and Its Textual Contexts
6:15pm to 7:15pmThe Wild Hunt: ghosts, goddesses and witches in medieval Europe
Fri, 12 February 20168:00pm to 9:00pmColpitt's Poetry: Matthew Caley and W.N. Herbert
Wed, 10 February 20165:30pm to 7:00pmShakespeare and the Right to the City: Subjective Alienation in Coriolanus, Julius Caesar, and 2 Henry VI
Fri, 5 February 20168:00pm to 9:00pmColpitt's Poetry: Katharine Towers and Gareth Reeves
Thu, 4 February 20164:45pm to 6:00pmA. E. Housman and Giacomo Leopardi: A Chance Encounter?
Tue, 2 February 20166:15pm to 7:15pm'We talked about Ghosts...': John Keats' Shadows
Tue, 26 January 20165:30pm to 7:00pmDickens and Over-hearing
Tue, 19 January 20166:15pm to 7:15pmWilhelminian Apparitions: ghosts and desire between science, religion and art in the German nineteenth-century novel from Raabe to Fritz
Wed, 16 December 20155:30pm to 6:45pm'Last Night': Colson Whitehead’s Presents
Mon, 14 December 201512:00pm to 2:30pmDurham Masters in Arts and Humanities Postgraduate Information Session
Fri, 11 December 201511:00am to 12:00pmPublishing in Academic Journals in the Arts and Humanities - An Editor's Perspective
8:00pm to 9:00pmScottish Masters: Don Paterson and Kathleen Jamie
Thu, 10 December 20154:45pm to 6:00pmTed Hughes and the Medieval Politics of Metre
5:15pm to 6:15pmJames Bond and the Cold War
Tue, 8 December 20156:15pm to 7:15pmGhosts and Dickens
Sun, 6 December 20157:30pm to 9:30pmFROST: Festive Reading of Seasonal Tidbits
Fri, 4 December 20158:00pm to 9:00pmMaverick Mayhem: Miriam Gamble and Peter Mackay
Wed, 2 December 20155:30pm to 6:00pmPoetic Voice and Commodity Culture in Letitia Landon’s ‘Medallion Wafers’
6:00pm to 6:30pm“I Mend A Break in Time:” H.D.’S Healing Prophecy in What Do I Love?
Thu, 26 November 20154:45pm to 6:00pm Elysian Poetry: A Short History of Immortality, Homer to Heaney
Tue, 24 November 20156:15pm to 7:15pmThe Open Door: towards an ethics of the literary ghost
Fri, 20 November 20158:00pm to 9:00pmTwo Masters of Sparkling Wit and Innovation: Luke Kennard and Tony Williams
Fri, 13 November 20153:00pm to 4:00pmVisiting Poets from Durham’s Twin City of Tuebingen
Tue, 10 November 20156:15pm to 7:15pmGhosts and Goblins in Early Modern Japan (18th-19th centuries)
Fri, 6 November 20158:00pm to 8:00pmThree Generations of Pioneering Women Poets
Wed, 4 November 20155:30pm to 6:30pm'Stories Somehow Lengthen': Narrative and Play in Beppo and The Witch of Atlas
Fri, 30 October 20155:00pm to 6:00pmSecret Science
Thu, 29 October 20155:00pm to 6:00pmPoetry Aloud: The Poetry of W.B. Yeats
Tue, 27 October 20156:15pm to 7:15pmEvidence! Evidence!: from the supernatural to the fantastic in M.R. James and Others
Mon, 26 October 20156:00pm to 7:00pmMedical Humanities: Postgraduate / ECR Networking Event
Sat, 17 October 201511:00am to 12:00pmExploring Northern Lights
4:30pm to 5:30pmBest of Bloodaxe and Faber
6:00pm to 7:00pmSinead Morrissey: Durham Book Festival Laureate
Fri, 16 October 20155:30pm to 6:30pmThe Poems That Made Me
Thu, 15 October 20159:30pm to 10:30pmAn Imaginary Circus
Tue, 13 October 20156:15pm to 7:15pm'Ghostly Language': Wordsworth's ghosts and spectral subjectivity
Sat, 10 October 20152:30pm to 3:30pmFrances Leviston: Disinformation
5:00pm to 6:00pmDead [Women] Poets Society
Wed, 7 October 20155:15pm to 6:00pmKnights at the Movies: Reformulating Fellowship in Film Adaptations of Chivalric Communities
Sun, 4 October 20159:00am to 5:00pmHeroes Conference
Sat, 3 October 20159:00am to 5:00pmHeroes Conference
Wed, 30 September 20155:30pm to 7:00pm'Your New Hospital for the Intellectuals': The Literary Salon as an Alternative Space for War
Fri, 25 September 20159:30am to 4:30pmLafcadio Hearn Symposium
Wed, 23 September 20155:30pm to 7:00pmA Literary History of Chocolate
Fri, 18 September 201510:00am to 7:00pmTexts and Contexts: Writing and Editing Poems, Manuscripts, Letters, and Articles
Thu, 17 September 201510:00am to 7:00pmTexts and Contexts: Writing and Editing Poems, Manuscripts, Letters, and Articles
Wed, 16 September 20155:30pm to 7:00pmOld English Riddles and The Dream of the Rood
Wed, 9 September 20155:30pm to 7:00pmT.S. Eliot and the Anthropology of the Primitive
Wed, 2 September 20155:30pm to 7:00pmVictorian Vikings and the World of Saga Tourism
Wed, 26 August 20155:30pm to 7:00pmNarrating Everyday British Life by Authors of Muslim Heritage, Then and Now
Wed, 19 August 20155:30pm to 7:00pmNarrating Human Experience: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Sound
Thu, 2 July 20159:00am to 5:00pmMusic and Literature: Critical Polyphonies
6:00pm to 7:00pmThe Hour of the Wolf: A Werewolf Symposium
Fri, 19 June 20159:00am to 5:00pm'The Charm of the Unfamiliar': Myth and Alterity in Early Modern Literature
Sat, 13 June 20159:00am to 5:00pmPower and Politics: Fourth Annual Norse in the North Conference
Wed, 27 May 20155:30pm to 7:00pm'Harder if possible than the Emperor's heart': Narrating the Amherst Embassy (1816)
Wed, 20 May 20154:30pm to 6:00pmTopic: an exploration of the ways in which the theatre and novel interacted in the eighteenth century
Thu, 7 May 20155:00pm to 6:00pmVoices Becoming Characters: Insights from the Experimental Novel
Wed, 6 May 20155:30pm to 7:00pmRobert Graves and Modern Poetry
Sat, 2 May 201510:30am to 3:15pmEaster Term Revision Lectures
Wed, 29 April 20154:30pm to 6:00pmTopic: Yeats and the visual arts
Mon, 27 April 20157:00pm to 8:00pmPoetry Reading: Vidyan Ravinthiran
Wed, 15 April 20154:30pm to 6:00pmWedlock: The disastrous marriage and triumphant divorce of Mary Eleanor Bowes, Countess of Strathmore
Sun, 8 March 20159:00am to 1:00pmFifty Years of Sexism: What Next?
Sat, 7 March 20159:00am to 1:00pmFifty Years of Sexism: What Next?
Wed, 4 March 20154:30pm to 6:00pmThe Novel Body
Mon, 2 March 20157:30pm to 9:00pmBasil Bunting and Northern Poetry: A Celebration
Thu, 26 February 20155:30pm to 7:00pmDurham Queer Studies Colloquium
Wed, 25 February 20155:30pm to 7:00pmThe Compensations of Illiteracy: Orality and Religion in British Writing About Russia
Thu, 19 February 20156:00pm to 7:00pmFreetown-on-Avon: David Garrick’s Shakespeare Jubilee of 1769
Wed, 18 February 20154:30pm to 6:00pmTopic: the relationship between literature and science in the 19th century.
Wed, 4 February 20155:30pm to 6:30pmThe Condition of England, Again: Social Criticism in Contemporary Britain
Wed, 28 January 20155:30pm to 6:30pm'Degraded to a Doge': Inappropriate Heroism in Marino Faliero
Wed, 21 January 20154:30pm to 6:00pmTopic: the development of the blurb in Grail literature in France and England from the medieval period right up to the present day.
Thu, 18 December 20145:30pm to 6:30pmCritical Theory Reading Group
Thu, 11 December 20145:30pm to 6:30pmDurham Queer Studies Colloquium
Wed, 10 December 20146:00pm to 7:00pmThe Spirit of Christmas in English Literature
Thu, 4 December 20145:30pm to 6:30pmCritical Theory Reading Group
Tue, 2 December 20141:00pm to 2:00pm‘“I Know You Are But What Am I?”: Re-evaluating Literary Difference Through Comparative Literature and Jonathan Franzen's Freedom'
1:00pm to 2:00pmKunstschadenfreude and the technological psychosis of Will Self's Walking to Hollywood
7:00pm to 8:00pmFestive Reading Of Seasonal Tidbits
Thu, 27 November 20145:30pm to 6:30pmDurham Queer Studies Colloquium
Wed, 26 November 20145:30pm to 6:30pmLiterary Invention and Literary History
Tue, 25 November 20144:00pm to 5:00pmThe Social Etiquette of Silence: World War One, Violence and its Discussion
4:00pm to 5:00pmThe Inheritors and the Biological Psychology of Evil
Wed, 19 November 20145:30pm to 6:30pmDickens's Nightwalking
Tue, 18 November 20144:00pm to 5:00pmSaracen Women in Middle English Romances: Literary and Cultural Influences
4:00pm to 5:00pmChanging Interpretations of the Werewolf in Medieval Literature
Thu, 13 November 20147:00pm to 8:00pmCan Literature Still Be Dangerous in the Western World?
Wed, 12 November 20144:30pm to 6:00pmHumanities and the State
Tue, 11 November 20144:00pm to 5:00pmPhD Q&A Session
Mon, 10 November 20146:00pm to 8:00pmMetamorphic Emergence: Narrative Modelling of Species Transformations
Fri, 7 November 20145:00pm to 6:00pmAfter the Ceasefire: Poetry in Northern Ireland Since 1994
Wed, 5 November 20145:30pm to 6:30pmFinding Gloucester’s Eyeballs: Keats’s Letters and their Poetry
Tue, 4 November 20144:00pm to 5:30pmMysticism and Religion in Twentieth-Century Poetry
Wed, 22 October 20144:30pm to 6:00pm ''This was written 1648 when I lay in': The 'Pregnant Poetic' in the Lyrics of Hester Pulter'
Mon, 20 October 20147:00pm to 8:00pmInternational Poetry Event
Sat, 18 October 20142:00pm to 3:00pmTom Pickard: Hoyoot: Collected Poems and Songs
3:30pm to 4:30pmFaber New Poets
5:00pm to 6:00pmPaul Farley: An Audience with the Festival Laureate
Thu, 16 October 20147:30pm to 8:30pmMichael O’Neill and Jamie McKendrick: Poetry in Chad’s
Wed, 15 October 20145:30pm to 7:00pmBroadcasting Beckett: Adaptations from the BBC Written Archives
Sat, 11 October 20141:30pm to 2:30pmBryan and Mary Talbot and Kate Charlesworth: Sally Heathcote: Suffragette
3:00pm to 4:00pmLauren Owen and Dan Vyleta: Masters of the Macabre
6:30pm to 7:30pmTerry Eagleton: Was Jesus a Revolutionary?
Wed, 8 October 20141:00pm to 3:00pmSeminar delivered by Sarah Dunant
Tue, 7 October 20146:15pm‘Gettting Under Their Skins: History, Fiction and Art’
Wed, 1 October 20147:00pm to 8:00pm“Dixon found that he felt rather drunk”: Public Speaking, Parody, and Pandemonium in the British Novel and beyond
Sat, 27 September 20149:30am to 6:15pmWhen the Lamps Went Out: HG Wells and His World on the Eve of War
Wed, 24 September 20147:00pm to 8:00pmExquisite Flimflamming: The Con Artist in Oscar Wilde
Fri, 19 September 20149:00am to 5:00pmNew Waves & Different Lights: Approaches to Derek Mahon
Thu, 18 September 20149:00am to 5:00pmNew Waves & Different Lights: Approaches to Derek Mahon
8:00pm to 9:00pmPoetry Reading @ St Johns
Wed, 17 September 20147:00pm to 8:00pmWatching and Being Watched in Outlast and Outlast: Whistleblower
Wed, 10 September 20147:00pm to 8:00pmSatire and Laughter: Evelyn Waugh’s Decline and Fall and Charlie Chaplin’s Silent Films
Thu, 4 September 201410:00am to 4:00pmIs a Novel JUST a Novel?
Wed, 3 September 20147:00pm to 8:00pmAffective Archives: History, Memory, and World War One
Wed, 27 August 20147:00pm to 9:00pmAuthorship and Hysterical Woman in Muriel Spark’s The Driver’s Seat
Wed, 20 August 20147:00pm to 9:00pmA Different Kind of Dying: Updating the Way We Think about Grief and Mournful Poetry
Wed, 13 August 20147:00pm to 9:00pmBoy with Apple: The “Comfortable Uncanny” in the Films of Wes Anderson and Jean-Pierre Jeunet
Sat, 14 June 20149:00am to 5:30pmAmerican Imperialism and Identity: National and International Understandings of the United States
Wed, 11 June 20144:30pm to 6:30pmThe Empathetic Thief and the Festive 'Gatherer': the Economics of Dramatic Convention in Renaissance Drama
7:30pm to 8:30pmLaunch of 'The Love Darg'
Tue, 10 June 20145:15pm to 6:15pmImagining Surveillance in Literature and Film: 1516-2013
7:30pm to 8:30pmPoetry Reading with Michael Hulse and Michael O'Neill
Wed, 28 May 20146:00pm to 7:00pmFrances Burney at the Seaside
Wed, 7 May 20141:00pm to 2:00pmThe Elusive Nature of Allusion?
Sat, 3 May 201410:00am to 4:45pmEaster Lectures Day
Sat, 26 April 20149:00am to 5:00pmCognitive Futures in the Humanities
Fri, 25 April 20149:00am to 5:00pmCognitive Futures in the Humanities
Thu, 24 April 20149:00am to 5:00pmCognitive Futures in the Humanities
Sat, 29 March 201412:00pm to 5:00pmModern Literature, Culture, and the Archives of the Secret State
Fri, 28 March 201412:00pm to 5:00pmModern Literature, Culture, and the Archives of the Secret State
Wed, 26 March 20145:30pm to 7:00pm''You Seen the Godfather?' The Sopranos and the Postmodern Gangster' and 'You Just Complicate the Narrative: Computer Games as 'Erzahlspiele (Narrative Games)''
Wed, 19 March 20147:00pm to 8:00pmA Word or Two About Evelyn Waugh
Tue, 18 March 20146:00pm to 7:00pmAffinities: On the Poetry of Robert Frost and Elizabeth Bishop
Fri, 14 March 20142:00pm to 5:00pm'Literary Criticism and the Fantastic
Wed, 12 March 20144:30pm to 6:00pmOn Jennifer Egan (Pre-Circulated Paper)
Sat, 8 March 20149:00am to 5:00pm50 Years of Sexism: What Next?
9:00am to 7:00pmLiterary Dolls: The Female Textual Body from the 19th Century to Now
Fri, 7 March 20149:00am to 5:00pm50 Years of Sexism: What Next?
Thu, 6 March 20141:00pm to 2:00pmVictorian Fiction and Optical Technology: Reading Material and Visual Culture in the Novel
Wed, 5 March 20145:30pm to 6:30pmThe Literary and Cultural History of the Widow
Thu, 27 February 20146:00pm to 7:00pmBaths of Bliss in the Middle Ages: Fact and Fiction
7:30pm to 8:30pmTom Pickard: The Annual Basil Bunting Memorial Reading
Wed, 26 February 20145:30pm to 6:30pmT.S. Eliot: Turning Darkness into Light
Thu, 20 February 20141:00pm to 2:00pmHart Crane’s 'logic of metaphor' in context
Wed, 19 February 20145:30pm to 6:30pmBoy Actors in the English Renaissance
6:30pm to 7:30pmBook Launch for Dan Vyleta's The Crooked Maid
Thu, 13 February 20149:00pm to 10:00pmWord of Mouth
Thu, 6 February 20141:00pm to 2:00pmFound in Translation: Classical Antiquity and Historical Poetry in C.P. Cavafy and W.H. Auden
Wed, 5 February 20142:30pm to 5:45pmDigital Humanities Round Table
Thu, 23 January 20144:00pm to 5:30pmNarrating Time Seminar: 'Selves Narratable and Non-Narratable' and 'The Selfie as a Posturing Self-Righteous Mode of Narrative'
Wed, 22 January 20145:00pm to 6:00pm'Indefatigable Anthologist[s]': Anthology Culture in 1940s Ireland
Fri, 10 January 20149:30am to 4:00pmTeaching African American Literature and Culture
Thu, 5 December 20131:00pm to 2:00pmBlitzed: British Women’s Poetry of the Second World War
Wed, 4 December 20135:30pm to 7:00pmTitle TBC
Tue, 3 December 20136:00pm to 7:00pmJohn Clegg: The Gospel According to John
Wed, 27 November 20134:30pm to 6:00pmThe Autonomy of Art and the Heteronomy of Entertainment: Louis Armstrong, Charles Dickens, and Howard Hawks
Sat, 23 November 20139:50am to 5:00pmLight and the Poetics of Ambivalence
Thu, 21 November 20134:30pm to 6:00pmNorthern Irish drama in the context of the political 'Troubles’
9:00pm to 10:00pmThe Late Sessions: Open Mic Night
Wed, 20 November 20135:30pm to 7:00pmMedievalism in Contemporary Children's Literature
Thu, 14 November 20131:00pm to 2:00pmArthurian Legend and the American South: Tradition and Adaptation in Walker Percy's Lancelot
Wed, 13 November 20134:30pm to 6:00pm‘Scattered Odes’ in ‘Shattered Books’: Romantic Poems in Victorian Anthologies
Tue, 12 November 20137:15pm to 8:15pmJacek Dehnel and Michael O'Neill
Thu, 31 October 20135:30pm to 7:00pmSwinburne and the Boer War
Tue, 29 October 20137:00pm to 8:00pmPaul Muldoon: An Evening with the Festival Laureate
Tue, 22 October 20136:00pm to 7:00pmNoli Timere: A Celebration of the Work of Seamus Heaney
Fri, 18 October 20135:30pm to 7:00pmNuncle Music: An evening of Poetry, Music and Painting with Gareth Reeves, Edward Cheesman and Barrie Ormsby
Thu, 17 October 20137:00pm to 9:00pmTim Clare and the Dead Poets
Wed, 16 October 20134:30pm to 6:00pmWhat is a Narrator? Narrator Theory and Medieval Narratives
Sat, 12 October 20136:00pm to 7:00pmT.S. Eliot Prize on Tour
Fri, 11 October 20135:00pm to 6:00pm“A Vehicle of Private Malice”: Eliza Hamilton Dunlop and The Sydney Herald
Thu, 3 October 20135:30pm to 7:00pmBiographical Beginnings: The Anatomy of the Woman's Bag
Wed, 2 October 20137:30pm to 8:30pmHowling From the City Walls: Poetry and Counter-Culture in 1960s Newcastle
Wed, 25 September 20137:30pm to 8:30pmDaydreaming about demons: visions, voices and anomalous experiences in the High Middle Ages
Wed, 18 September 20137:30pm to 8:30pmMonkey Besynesse: Pies, Patronage and Print, or the Ape and the Book
Sat, 14 September 20137:30pm to 10:00amInternational Conference on Literary Juvenilia
Fri, 13 September 20137:30pm to 10:00amInternational Conference on Literary Juvenilia
Thu, 12 September 20137:30pm to 10:00amInternational Conference on Literary Juvenilia
9:00am to 5:00pm'That Exquisite Echo’: Rhyme in English Poetry from the Seventeenth Century to the Present
Wed, 11 September 20137:30pm to 7:45pmBook launch of two previously unpublished R.L.Stevenson juvenilia
7:30pm to 10:00amInternational Conference on Literary Juvenilia
7:30pm to 8:30pm‘Such Terrifying Vistas of Reality’: Lunatic Landscapes in the Works of H. P. Lovecraft
7:45pm to 8:45pm'In search of Juvenilia: a survey of the birth, childhood and growth of a new genre
Tue, 3 September 20137:30pm to 8:30pmAirmen, Aeroplanes and Aesthetics: Pilots in Irish War Poetry
Wed, 28 August 20137:30pm to 8:30pmHideous Repasts: from Varney the Vampyre to Hannibal the Cannibal
Wed, 21 August 20137:30pm to 8:30pmHauntings, House and Home in Wuthering Heights and Jane Eyre
Wed, 14 August 20137:30pm to 8:30pmDickensian Steampunk: Charles Dickens and His Overlooked Mudfog Papers
Thu, 8 August 20139:00am to 5:00pmInternational Pynchon Week 2013
Wed, 7 August 20139:00am to 5:00pmInternational Pynchon Week 2013
Tue, 6 August 20139:00am to 5:00pmInternational Pynchon Week 2013
Mon, 5 August 20139:00am to 5:00pmInternational Pynchon Week 2013
Thu, 18 July 20139:00am to 5:00pmRomantic Victorians
Sat, 6 July 2013“We Speak a Different Tongue”: Maverick Voices and Modernity, 1890–1939
Fri, 5 July 20139:00am to 5:00pmModernism and Non-Translation
“We Speak a Different Tongue”: Maverick Voices and Modernity, 1890–1939
Thu, 4 July 20139:00am to 5:00pmModernism and Non-Translation
Thu, 13 June 20137:30pm to 8:30pmT.S. Eliot Prize for Poetry: Annual Reading
7:30pm to 9:30pmT.S. Eliot Prize for Poetry: Annual Reading
Wed, 12 June 20136:00pm to 7:00pmUnravelling Shakespeare’s Life
Tue, 7 May 20137:30pm to 8:30pmBook Launch and Reading
Thu, 2 May 20132:00pm to 3:00pmContemporary Irish Poetry
5:00pm to 6:45pmThe Poisoned Gift of Forgiveness in Jane Eyre
Wed, 1 May 20135:30pm to 7:00pmLiterature and the Book Trade
6:15pm to 7:15pmLiterary and Popular Styles in Romantic and Victorian Labouring-class Poetry
Sat, 27 April 20139:00am to 7:00pmForms of Innovation: Humanities, Copyright, and New Technologies
Tue, 23 April 20139:00pm to 10:00pm• Paul Batchelor@Poetry Aloud: The Late Sessions
Sat, 13 April 201310:00am to 5:00pmBeyond the Garden Party: Rethinking Edwardian Culture
Fri, 12 April 201310:00am to 5:00pmBeyond the Garden Party: Rethinking Edwardian Culture
Thu, 11 April 201312:00pm to 12:00pm'Efface the Traces!' – Modernism and Influence
Wed, 10 April 201312:00pm to 12:00pm'Efface the Traces!' – Modernism and Influence
Tue, 9 April 201312:00pm to 12:00pm'Efface the Traces!' – Modernism and Influence
Fri, 15 March 20131:00pm to 2:00pmA Cultural History of the Hypodermic Needle in Britain
Wed, 13 March 20136:15pm to 7:15pmAn Interview with David Bintley, CBE
Tue, 12 March 20134:30pm to 6:00pmJennifer Egan
6:00pm to 7:00pmHow to Read Poetry
Wed, 6 March 20134:30pm to 6:00pmSleep and Romance from Chaucer to Shakespeare
Fri, 1 March 20131:00pm to 2:00pmModernist Hospitality and the Event of the Visit
Sat, 23 February 20136:00pm to 7:00pmAnne Stevenson Poetry Reading
Fri, 22 February 20131:00pm to 2:00pmOutlaws in the 20th Century American Literature
5:00pm to 6:00pmThe 1820s: An Improvisational and Speculative Moment
Wed, 20 February 20134:30pm to 6:00pmYours in Revolution: Retrofitting Carlos the Jackal
Wed, 13 February 20135:30pm to 7:00pmLife-writing at the limits: dementia in contemporary autobiographies and life-writing
Fri, 8 February 20131:00pm to 2:00pmEcocriticism's Bad Name
Wed, 6 February 20134:30pm to 6:00pmBritain’s Second World War After 1945: Fictional Narrative and Historical Consciousness
Fri, 1 February 20131:00pm to 2:00pmRace and Ethnicity in the Middle Ages
Fri, 25 January 20131:00pm to 2:00pmThe Syntax of Modernism
Wed, 23 January 20135:30pm to 7:00pmLiterature and Children: Poetry for Play Hours: Victorian Poets & the Culture of Children's Verse
Wed, 5 December 20125:30pm to 6:30pmLiterature and the Secret State
Wed, 21 November 20125:30pm to 6:30pmLiterature and Law in Medieval Narrative
Wed, 14 November 20124:30pm to 6:00pm'Why Tennyson?' and 'Why now?' Alfred Tennyson in 1862 and 2012
Sat, 10 November 20129:00am to 6:00pmMemory and Time Research Symposium
Fri, 9 November 201212:30pm to 5:00pmMemory and Time Postgraduate Workshop
Wed, 7 November 20125:30pm to 6:30pmLiterature and Medicine: Where does it hurt, exactly?: Medicine, Metaphor, and Speaking to Doctors in the Middle Ages
Wed, 31 October 20125:30pm to 6:30pmLiterature and Travel: Irish Writers in Japan
Fri, 26 October 20127:30pm to 8:30pmAn Evening with the Festival Laureate
Thu, 25 October 20129:00pm to 10:00pmThe Poems That Made Me
9:00pm to 10:00pmThe Poems that Made Me
Tue, 23 October 20124:00pm to 5:00pmIrish Studies Reading Group: Discussion of Edna Longley's Literary Criticism
Wed, 17 October 20125:30pm to 6:30pmAn Evening with T.S. Eliot, Read by Gareth Reeves and Jason Harding
Wed, 10 October 20124:30pm to 6:00pmHesitation and Erasure: A Life in James Shirley’s hand
Tue, 9 October 20125:30pm to 7:00pmLate Summer Lectures: The Changing Face of Collection in Folk Music: A Short Lecture in Ethnomusicology
Fri, 5 October 201212:00pm to 1:00pmThe White Review: A Journal For Our Times
Tue, 2 October 20125:30pm to 7:00pmLate Summer Lectures: The Magical Side of Miracles and Legends of the North
Sat, 29 September 20123:00pm to 4:00pm‘Poetry and Periodicals’: Tennyson and the Literary Marketplace
Tue, 25 September 20125:30pm to 7:00pmLate Summer Lectures: Rock Rolls over the World: France, Italy, Germany and Greece
Sat, 22 September 20123:00pm to 4:00pmThe Great War in the Magazines
Fri, 21 September 201210:00am to 1:00pmEditing Now: Early Modern Performance and Modern Textual Scholarship
Thu, 20 September 201210:00am to 1:00pmEditing Now: Early Modern Performance and Modern Textual Scholarship
Wed, 19 September 201210:00am to 1:00pmEditing Now: Early Modern Performance and Modern Textual Scholarship
Tue, 18 September 20125:30pm to 7:00pmLate Summer Lectures: Homer and History: the Mycenaean Roots of the Iliad
Sat, 15 September 20123:00pm to 4:00pmOscar Wilde’s Beautiful Things
Fri, 14 September 20129:00am to 5:00pmForms of Innovation: A One-Day Symposium on Literature and Technology
Tue, 11 September 20125:30pm to 7:00pmLate Summer Lectures: Beauty, the Most Moral of All Values
Sat, 8 September 20123:00pm to 4:00pmBehind the Scenes at the Little Magazines: Women Editing Modernism
Tue, 4 September 20125:30pm to 7:00pmLate Summer Lectures: The Scribe's Handbook: Scribal Practice, Writing and Literature in the Ancient World of the Bible
Tue, 28 August 20125:30pm to 7:00pmLate Summer Lectures: Mirrors of Madness: Emotional Blindness, Narcissistic Doubling and Paranoia in Nabokov's Lolita (1955) and Pale Fire (1962)
Tue, 21 August 20125:30pm to 7:00pmLate Summer Lectures: Qur’ānic Hermeneutical Tradition: Textualist and Contextualist Readings of the Qur’ān: Towards a Middle Way
Sat, 23 June 20129:30am to 5:30pmReading between the Lines: Eighteenth-Century Journals and Romantic Letters, 1740-1830
Fri, 8 June 20124:00pm to 5:00pmPoetry Reading Group: W.H. Auden
Wed, 6 June 20125:00pm to 6:30pmInventions of the Text
Fri, 1 June 20121:00pm to 6:00pmCaribbean Research Seminar in the North
Wed, 30 May 20125:00pm to 6:30pmInventions of the Text
Fri, 25 May 20124:00pm to 5:00pmPoetry Reading Group: Poetic Representations of Dementia
Wed, 23 May 20125:00pm to 6:30pmInventions of the Text
Thu, 10 May 20125:00pm to 6:00pmLèse Majesté: The Georgians Through Victorian Eyes
Wed, 9 May 20125:00pm to 6:30pmInventions of the Text
Tue, 1 May 20126:15pm to 7:15pm'Beauty in Trouble': Robert Graves and Louis MacNeice
Sat, 28 April 201210:00am to 4:15pmNorse in the North Conference: Communities and Individuals
Thu, 26 April 20125:00pm to 6:30pmNew Modernist Studies
Wed, 21 March 20124:30pm to 6:00pmFrom Memory to Fiction: Virginia Woolf
Tue, 13 March 20124:30pm to 6:00pmInventions of the Text
6:15pm to 7:15pmThe Difficulty of Beauty: Hopkins, Yeats, Crane, Spender
Thu, 8 March 20126:15pm to 7:00pm'I Dream a World': The Life and Work of Langston Hughes
Wed, 7 March 20124:30pm to 6:00pmTolkien, Wales, and Brittany
Wed, 29 February 20124:30pm to 6:00pmBeyond the Politics of Representation: Tracing the Adivasi in Postcolonial Literary Studies
Tue, 28 February 20126:15pm to 7:15pmSomething, is it? On Frost, Bishop and Others
Mon, 27 February 20128:00pm to 9:00pmEnglish Department Poets
Wed, 22 February 20125:00pm to 6:30pmThe Enemy Within: The Function of the Witch-Queen in Old Norse Literature
Tue, 21 February 20126:15pm to 7:15pmW. H. Auden: The Loveliness that Is the Case
Fri, 17 February 201210:15am to 4:30pmNorthern Modernism Seminar
Tue, 14 February 20126:15pm to 7:15pm'Enigmatical Beauty of Each Beautiful Enigma': The Persistent Poetics of Beauty and Death in Walt Whitman and Wallace Stevens
Thu, 9 February 20127:30pm to 8:30pmSamuel Beckett and the Mother Tongue
Wed, 8 February 20125:00pm to 6:30pmInventions of the Text
Tue, 7 February 20126:15pm to 7:15pmThe Beauties of T. S. Eliot
Tue, 31 January 20126:15pm to 7:15pmUgly Meanings in Beautiful Things: Reading and Desire in Fin-de-Siècle Fiction
Wed, 25 January 20125:00pm to 6:30pmReading Barmaids
Tue, 24 January 20126:15pm to 7:15pmThe Beauties of Charles Dickens
Tue, 17 January 20126:15pm to 7:15pmLamia Beauty and Problematic Sylphs in the Works of the Brontës and George Eliot
Wed, 7 December 20114:30pm to 6:00pmEnlightened Anxieties: Some Observations on Poetry and Civil Society in Ferguson and Adam Smith
Wed, 30 November 20114:30pm to 6:00pmInventions of the Text Seminar: ‘The Parodist’s Game’: Scrutiny of Cultural Play in Jonathan Coe’s What a Carve Up!
Wed, 23 November 20114:30pm to 6:00pmStaging Domestic Violence: Shakespeare's 'Othello' and Middleton's 'Yorkshire Tragedy'
Wed, 16 November 20114:30pm to 6:00pmGendering Madness: Shakespeare's Macbeth Revisited by Verdi
Wed, 9 November 20114:30pm to 6:00pmEliot's Shakespeare
Wed, 2 November 20114:30pm to 6:00pmThe Invention of Celtic Magic: Theorising Narrative in Medieval Wales
Wed, 26 October 20114:30pm to 6:00pmThe Origin of the Harp: Thomas Moore, Daniel Maclise and the New Mythology
Wed, 19 October 20114:30pm to 6:00pmInventions of the Text Seminar: Two Talks on Aspects of Ezra Pound’s Poetry
Wed, 5 October 20115:30pm to 6:30pmThe Knight and the Witch: Powers of Disguise in the Medieval World
Wed, 28 September 20115:30pm to 6:30pmIn Memoriam: The Death of the Elegy?
Wed, 21 September 20115:30pm to 6:30pmThe Gentle Art of Advertising: Ulysses and the Material of Modernity
Wed, 14 September 20115:30pm to 6:30pmR18: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Traditional Folk and Fairy Tales
Wed, 7 September 20115:30pm to 6:30pmPoetry and Prejudice: Justifying One’s Valuation of Pound
Wed, 31 August 20115:30pm to 6:30pmModernism and the Metropolis: Lights, Camera, Consciousness
Wed, 24 August 20115:30pm to 6:30pmOutlaws out West: The Shared Romance of Vikings and Cowboys
Wed, 17 August 20113:00pm to 4:00pm'Looking into Pound's Cathay: A New Concept of Poetry and its Translation,' by Dr. Lin Wei-Cheng
5:30pm to 6:30pmFrom Monster to Culture Hero- Zombies, Mass Culture, and the Horrors of Capitalism
Sat, 30 April 20119:00am to 5:00pmPostgraduate Lectures Day
Thu, 17 March 20116:30pm to 7:30pm'Two Types Of Encyclopaedism: Uses of Knowledge in Nicola Barker's Darkmans and Tom McCarthy's C,' by Vic Sage (School of Literature and Creative Writing, University of East Anglia)
Wed, 9 March 20115:00pm to 6:30pmNOTE CHANGE OF DATE AND TIME: 'Love and the Platonic Transcendent in the Fiction of Iris Murdoch,' by Dr. Miles Leeson (University of Portsmouth)
Wed, 23 February 20114:30pm to 6:00pm''The powerful marvel of irony': Derrida and Structural Irony,' by Maebh Long (Durham University)
Tue, 22 February 20116:00pm to 7:00pm• Astonishments: Anne Stevenson and Nigel Forde
6:30pm to 7:30pm'Converging Cultures: Film, Fiction and Celebrity in Spike Jonze and Bret Easton Ellis,' by James Annesley (School of Literature, Language and Linguistics, Newcastle University)
Wed, 9 February 20114:30pm to 6:00pm'Editing Beckett’s unpublished story 'Echo’s Bones',' by Dr Mark Nixon (University of Reading)
Tue, 8 February 20116:30pm to 7:30pm'Cognition, Narrative and the Force of Fictionality,' by Richard Walsh
Wed, 26 January 20114:30pm to 6:00pm'A Tale of Two Newmans: Victorian Faith, Doubt and Mathematical Certainty,' by Professor Alice Jenkins (University of Glasgow)
Wed, 8 December 20104:30pm to 6:00pm“Love and the Platonic Transcendent in the Fiction of Iris Murdoch,' by Dr Miles Leeson (University of Portsmouth)
Wed, 1 December 20106:00pm to 7:00pm'Wither Deconstruction?... Whither Deconstruction?', Maebh Long
Wed, 24 November 20104:30pm to 6:00pm'‘This song to come, this reader to become’: Reading Blanchot’s Style of Paradox,” by Mario Aquilina (University of Malta)
Thu, 18 November 20105:30pm to 7:00pmPoetry Aloud: Philip Larkin
Wed, 10 November 20106:00pm to 7:00pm'Knowledge in Creative Writing,' Andrew Crumey
Sat, 6 November 201011:30am to 6:00pmTime, Consciousness and Memory
Thu, 28 October 20106:30pm to 4:00pmDurham Book Festival 2010
7:30pm to 8:30pmLes Murray and Paul Batchelor
Wed, 27 October 20106:30pm to 4:00pmDurham Book Festival 2010
Tue, 26 October 20106:30pm to 4:00pmDurham Book Festival 2010
Mon, 25 October 20106:30pm to 4:00pmDurham Book Festival 2010
Sun, 24 October 20106:30pm to 4:00pmDurham Book Festival 2010
Sat, 23 October 20106:30pm to 4:00pmDurham Book Festival 2010
Fri, 22 October 20106:30pm to 4:00pmDurham Book Festival 2010
Thu, 21 October 20106:30pm to 4:00pmDurham Book Festival 2010
Wed, 20 October 20106:30pm to 4:00pmDurham Book Festival 2010
Tue, 19 October 20106:30pm to 4:00pmDurham Book Festival 2010
Mon, 18 October 20106:30pm to 4:00pmDurham Book Festival 2010
Thu, 14 October 20106:00pm to 7:00pmDavid Ashurst: The Poems That Made Me
Wed, 6 October 20105:30pm to 7:00pm‘Watch Thou For the Mutant!’: Literature and Science in the Postwar Era
Wed, 29 September 20105:30pm to 7:00pmFashion, Passion and Villainy in the Novels of the Brontës
Wed, 22 September 20105:30pm to 7:00pmThe Poetry and Violence of the Ulster ‘Troubles’
Wed, 15 September 20105:30pm to 7:00pmDeals with the Devil - The Persistence of the Faust Myth as a Cultural Theme
Fri, 10 September 20109:00am to 5:00pmCosmopoetics: Mediating a New World Poetics
Thu, 9 September 20109:00am to 5:00pmCosmopoetics: Mediating a New World Poetics
Wed, 8 September 20109:00am to 5:00pmCosmopoetics: Mediating a New World Poetics
5:30pm to 7:00pmHow To Lose Friends And Influence People: John Dryden and the Art of Insulting Other People’s Translations
Wed, 1 September 20105:30pm to 7:00pmCharms and Clairvoyance - Magic in Old English and Old Norse Literature
Wed, 25 August 20105:30pm to 7:00pmSuspicious Cases: Spies, Smugglers and the First World War
Wed, 18 August 20105:30pm to 7:00pmReports of its Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated: Will Digital Media Finally Kill the Novel?
Fri, 2 July 201011:55pm to 11:55pmFully funded PhD studentship in English Literature and Medical Humanities: 'Literature, Medicine and Human Flourishing'
Thu, 1 July 20102:00pm to 6:00pmEagleton: New Atheism and Terrorism
Mon, 28 June 20109:05am to 5:00pmConsuming the Past: Library Resources for PGRs An Interdisciplinary Conference and Training Day
Thu, 24 June 20104:30pm to 5:30pmLiterary Theory Reading Group: Slavoj Žižek's 'The Parallax View'
Thu, 17 June 20104:30pm to 5:30pmLiterary Theory Reading Group: Slavoj Žižek's 'The Parallax View'
Wed, 16 June 20108:00am to 12:30pmBloomsday Marathon Reading 2010
Tue, 15 June 20108:00am to 12:30pmBloomsday Marathon Reading 2010
Thu, 10 June 20104:30pm to 5:30pmLiterary Theory Reading Group: Slavoj Žižek's 'The Parallax View'
Thu, 3 June 20104:30pm to 5:30pmLiterary Theory Reading Group: Slavoj Žižek's 'The Parallax View'
Thu, 27 May 20104:30pm to 5:30pmLiterary Theory Reading Group: Slavoj Žižek's 'The Parallax View'
Sat, 22 May 201010:00am to 5:10pmDurham Mystery Plays Study Morning
Thu, 20 May 20104:30pm to 5:30pmLiterary Theory Reading Group: Slavoj Žižek's 'The Parallax View'
Thu, 13 May 20104:30pm to 5:30pmLiterary Theory Reading Group: Slavoj Žižek's 'The Parallax View'
Thu, 6 May 20109:00am to 7:00pmNavigating Memory Conference
4:30pm to 5:30pmLiterary Theory Reading Group: Slavoj Žižek's 'The Parallax View'
Sat, 1 May 201010:00am to 6:00pmPostgraduate and Post-Doc Lectures for Durham Undergraduates
Thu, 29 April 20104:30pm to 5:30pmLiterary Theory Reading Group: Slavoj Žižek's 'The Parallax View'
Sat, 17 April 2010James Joyce in the Nineteenth Century
11:00am to 12:30pmVernacular Modernisms: Joyce, Narrative and Nineteenth-Century Ireland
Fri, 16 April 2010James Joyce in the Nineteenth Century
11:00am to 12:30pmBefore Bloom: The Dublin Advertising Business, 1853-1904
3:30pm to 5:00pm'But Who Was Gerty?': 'Nausicaa' and Nineteenth-Century Genre Fiction
Thu, 15 April 2010James Joyce in the Nineteenth Century
4:15pm to 5:45pm'Frugal Comfort': Politics and Consumption in Joyce and Nineteenth-Century Irish Catholic Fiction
Wed, 14 April 2010James Joyce in the Nineteenth Century
2:30pm to 4:00pmJoyce at the Turn of the Century: The Writings 1898-1903
Thu, 25 March 20105:30pm to 6:30pmStaff/Postgraduate Literary Theory Reading Group
Thu, 18 March 20105:30pm to 6:30pmStaff/Postgraduate Literary Theory Reading Group
Thu, 11 March 20105:30pm to 6:30pmStaff/Postgraduate Literary Theory Reading Group
6:15pm to 7:15pmFirst Known When Lost: Modern Poetry and the Rural World, by Jem Poster
Wed, 10 March 20107:30pm to 8:30pmVan Mildert Arts Week Poetry Reading
Mon, 8 March 20106:15pm to 7:15pm'Who clipped the lion's wings/ And flea'd his rump and pared his claws?': The myth of Venice in the decline of Eliot and Pound
Thu, 4 March 20105:30pm to 6:30pmStaff/Postgraduate Literary Theory Reading Group
6:15pm to 7:15pmThe Robin Dix Memorial Lecture: ''Bright Star: John Keats and England's West Country' by Professor Nicholas Roe (University of St Andrews)
Wed, 3 March 20104:30pm to 6:00pm'Lobotomies and Botulism Bombs: Beckett’s Trilogy and the Cold War'
Mon, 1 March 20106:15pm to 7:15pm'As a figure in a picture stepping by magic out of its frame': Henry James's Venice, the Visual Arts, and Film Adaptation
Thu, 25 February 20105:30pm to 6:30pmStaff/Postgraduate Literary Theory Reading Group
Wed, 24 February 20104:30pm to 6:00pm''When dogs will become men': canine allegories, theriocephalous figures and the modernist melancholia of Virginia Woolf'
Tue, 23 February 20106:00pm to 7:00pmAnne Stevenson
6:30pm to 7:30pmShelley's Relationship to Goethe through the Lens of the Theory of Colours
Mon, 22 February 20106:15pm to 7:15pmEdith Wharton's 'Venetian backgrounds'
Thu, 18 February 20105:30pm to 6:30pmStaff/Postgraduate Literary Theory Reading Group
Thu, 11 February 20105:30pm to 6:30pmStaff/Postgraduate Literary Theory Reading Group
Wed, 10 February 20104:30pm to 6:00pmSEMINAR CANCELLED: 'From Modest Shoot to Forward Plant: Women, Writing and the Sexuality of Botany, 1760-1830'
7:30pm to 8:30pmPoetry Reading by Kathleen Jamie
Tue, 9 February 20106:30pm to 7:30pmInternal v. External: A Case of Revolutionary Justice in Lev Kuleshov's 'By the Law' (1926)
Mon, 8 February 20106:15pm to 7:15pmThe Lamp of Memory: Ruskin and Venice
Thu, 4 February 20105:30pm to 6:30pmStaff/Postgraduate Literary Theory Reading Group
Wed, 27 January 20104:30pm to 6:00pm'Time For Love Gone By: Midlife Anxiety in the Novels of Charles Dickens'
Mon, 25 January 20106:15pm to 7:15pm'What's Become of All the Gold ...?': Venice, Browning, Dickens, and Victorian Cultural Imaginings
Wed, 9 December 20094:30pm to 7:00pmwickedness / was soluble in art': Re-vizing Adulterous Love in Berryman's Sonnets
Tue, 8 December 20096:30pm to 7:30pmLyric Violence: An Oppositional Audience with Geoffrey Hill
Mon, 7 December 20096:15pm to 7:15pmVenice and Opera
Wed, 2 December 20094:30pm to 7:00pmBowen's Telephones
Tue, 1 December 20096:30pm to 7:30pmTaming the Wild Profusion of Things: Some Thoughts on the Possibility of Metaphysics
Tue, 17 November 20096:15pm to 7:15pm-isms through Prisms: Lacan, Jameson, Nietzsche and Ulysses
Mon, 16 November 20096:15pm to 7:15pm'Gliding up her streets as in a dream': Turner and the Floating City
Sat, 14 November 20097:00pm to 8:35pmThe Artist Under the Microscope, c. 1950 - Present day
Fri, 13 November 20097:00pm to 8:35pmThe Artist Under the Microscope, c. 1950 - Present day
Wed, 11 November 20094:30pm to 7:00pmAphasic Modernity: Theory's Speechless Symptom
Tue, 3 November 20096:15pm to 7:15pmElizabeth Bowen and The Case of Fiction
Mon, 2 November 20096:15pm to 7:15pm'By the Lone Sea': Venice and Visions of Decay in Wordsworth, the Shelleys, and Thomas Mann
Fri, 30 October 20096:00pm to 7:00pmAndrew Motion: The Festival Laureate in Conversation
Wed, 28 October 20094:30pm to 7:00pmVeerer: Reading Melville's 'Bartleby'
Sun, 25 October 20097:30pm to 8:30pmNick Hornby and David Nicholls: On Relationships
Fri, 23 October 20093:00pm to 4:00pmAndrew Motion
Tue, 20 October 20096:15pm to 7:15pmHopkins and The Burden of Security
Mon, 19 October 20096:15pm to 7:15pm'A More Beloved Existence': From Shakespeare's 'Venice' to Byron's Venice'
Fri, 16 October 20097:30pm to 8:30pmFaber New Poets
Wed, 14 October 20094:30pm to 7:00pmHistory as Space: Aby Warburg and Material to Cultural History
Thu, 25 June 20099:00am to 7:00pmToni Morrison: New Directions
Mon, 15 June 20096:15pm to 7:15pmInventions of the Text: 'Fragments of a Life: Derrida, Aphorisms and Autobiography,' by Maebh Long (Durham University)
Mon, 8 June 20096:15pm to 7:15pmInventions of the Text Seminar Series: 'Exemplarity - The Real: Autopoiesis and a Para-Ontology of the Example,' by Marc Botha
Mon, 1 June 20096:15pm to 7:15pmInventions of the Text Seminar Series: 'The Meaning of Sound: The Hidden Life of Voice in Tennyson's Poetry,' by Clara Dawson (Durham University)
Mon, 25 May 20096:15pm to 7:15pmInventions of the Text Seminar Series: ''Images and symbols adequate to our predicament': Seamus Heaney and the development of Northern Irish Elegy,' by Naomi Banks (Durham University)
Mon, 18 May 20096:15pm to 7:15pmInventions of the Text Seminar Series: 'Cultural Texts And Functional Memory: Aleida Assmann On Canonisation,' by Ann-Marie Einhaus (Durham University)
Wed, 13 May 20094:30pm to 6:00pmStaff and Postgraduate Research Seminar: 'The Great Tew Circle,' by Professor Graham Parry (University of York)
Mon, 11 May 20096:15pm to 7:15pmInventions of the Text Seminar Series: 'Thomas Pynchon And Waste: Thoughts On The Nature Of The Discarded In Gravity's Rainbow,' by Richard Moss (Durham University)
Sat, 21 March 200910:15am to 5:30pmThinking with Feeling Workshop Three: Emotion - Expression, Narrative, Performance
Mon, 9 March 20094:30pm to 6:00pmSpecial Seminar: 'Nineteenth-Century Medical Narratives,' by Professor Rick Rylance (University of Exeter)
6:15pm to 7:00pmInventions of the Text: 'Paper or Wordsworth? The Medium is the Message,' by George Selmer (Anglia Ruskin University)
Sun, 8 March 20096:15pm to 7:15pm'Who clipped the lion's wings/ And flea'd his rump and pared his claws?': The myth of Venice in the decline of Eliot and Pound
Wed, 4 March 20094:30pm to 6:00pmStaff/Postgraduate Research Seminar: 'Stability Turned into Motion: Erasmus Darwin's Recourse to Ovid's Metamorphoses' by Dr. Sonja Fielitz (University of Marburg)
Sun, 1 March 20096:15pm to 7:15pm'As a figure in a picture stepping by magic out of its frame': Henry James's Venice, the Visual Arts, and Film Adaptation
Thu, 26 February 20096:15pm to 7:15pmThe Annual Robin Dix Memorial Lecture: 'Louis MacNeice Among the Islands,' by Professor John Kerrigan (University of Cambridge)
Wed, 25 February 20094:30pm to 6:00pmStaff/Postgraduate Research Seminar: 'Maps of Utopia: H.G. Wells and the End of Culture' by Dr. Simon James (University of Durham)
Mon, 23 February 20096:15pm to 7:15pmInventions of the Text Seminar Series: 'In Search of Home: Form and Quest in the Poetry of Derek Mahon,' by Eleanor Chatburn (Durham University)
Wed, 18 February 20096:15pm to 7:15pmThe Lamp of Memory: Ruskin and Venice
Tue, 17 February 20095:30pm to 6:30pm(American) Poetry Aloud: David Crane and Julie Crane read from the work of John Berryman and Wallace Stevens
Wed, 11 February 20094:30pm to 6:00pmStaff/Postgraduate Research Seminar: 'Global Culture and Interiority' by Professor Roy Boyne (University of Durham)
Mon, 9 February 20096:15pm to 7:15pmInventions of the Text: 'Wordsworth and Repetition,' by Dr. Alexander Regier (Cambridge University)
Sat, 7 February 200910:30am to 6:00pmThinking with Feeling Workshop Two: Mind in History and Trauma, Memory and Disordered Affect
Wed, 4 February 20094:30pm to 6:00pmStaff/Postgraduate Research Seminar: 'Gallant Little Swearers or Puny Weeds? Darwinism, Degeneration, and the Irish Revival,' by Dr. Rónán McDonald (University of Reading)
Tue, 27 January 20097:30pm to 8:30pmPoetry Reading: Professor Michael O'Neill reads from 'Wheel'
Mon, 26 January 20096:15pm to 7:15pmInventions of the Text: 'The body’s state stable & labile”: Crises of Self and Society in John Berryman’s Early Poetry,' by Amy Jordan (Durham University)
Mon, 15 December 20086:15pm to 7:15pmCentre for Medical Humanities Seminar Series: 'AIDS Rage: Paranoia and Anger in Music about AIDS,' by Dr Paul Attinello
6:15pm to 7:15pmInventions of the Text Seminar Series: Mournful Ditties and Merry Measures: Feeling and Form in the Romantic Short Lyric and Song, by Professor Michael O'Neill (Durham University)
Thu, 11 December 20084:30pm to 6:00pmLiterary Theory Reading Group: Slavoj Zizek
7:30pm to 9:30pmFROST- Festive Reading Of Seasonal Tidbits
Mon, 8 December 20086:15pm to 7:15pmCANCELLED - Guest Lecture: 'Living Parchments on Our Backs: The Body, Language and Violence in Frederick Douglass's Representations of Atlantic Slavery,' by Dr. Celeste-Marie Bernier
Thu, 4 December 20084:30pm to 6:00pmLiterary Theory Reading Group: Slavoj Zizek
Wed, 3 December 20084:30pm to 6:00pmStaff and Postgraduate Research Seminar: 'Metkovic to Mostar: Pynchon and the Balklans,' by Dr. Sam Thomas (Durham University)
Mon, 1 December 20086:15pm to 7:15pmInventions of the Text Seminar Series: 'Wordsworth, Thoreau and Ecoromanticism,' by Paige Tovey
Thu, 27 November 20084:30pm to 6:00pmLiterary Theory Reading Group: Slavoj Zizek
Wed, 26 November 20084:30pm to 6:00pmStaff and Postgraduate Research Seminar: 'Some Experience of the Schizoid Voice: Samuel Beckett and the Language of Derangement,' by Dr. Shane Weller (University of Kent)
Mon, 24 November 20086:30pm to 7:30pmProfessor Corinne Saunders' Inaugural Lecture: 'Medicine, Magic and Marvel in Medieval English Romance'
Thu, 20 November 20084:30pm to 6:00pmLiterary Theory Reading Group: Slavoj Zizek
Wed, 19 November 20086:15pm to 7:15pmSpecial Guest Lecture: 'In Search of Enabling Light: Heaney, Wordsworth, and the Poetry of Cultural Trauma,' by Professor Dan Ross (Columbus State University, USA)
Tue, 18 November 20085:30pm to 6:30pmPoetry Aloud: Gareth Reeves and Jason Harding read from the poems of Donald Davie and Robert Waller
5:30pm to 6:30pmPoetry Aloud: Readings from the Poems of Donald Davie and Robert Waller
Mon, 17 November 20086:15pm to 7:15pmInventions of the Text Seminar Series: 'This soul out of my soul: The Trial of the Hero in Shelley's Epipsychidion,' by Maddy Callaghan
Thu, 13 November 200810:15am to 11:15amSouth African Poet and Playwright Chris Mann Reads and Talks About His Work
4:30pm to 6:00pmLiterary Theory Reading Group: Slavoj Zizek
Wed, 12 November 20084:30pm to 6:00pmStaff and Postgraduate Research Seminar: 'Hamlet, Macbeth and Sovereign Process,' by Professor John Drakakis (University of Stirling)
Sat, 8 November 200811:00am to 6:00pmThinking With Feeling Workshop
Thu, 6 November 20084:30pm to 6:00pmLiterary Theory Reading Group: Slavoj Zizek
Thu, 30 October 20084:30pm to 6:00pmLiterary Theory Reading Group: Slavoj Zizek
Wed, 29 October 20084:30pm to 6:00pmStaff and Postgraduate Research Seminar: 'Pirate Philosophy: Open Access, Open Editing, Open Content, Open Media,' by Professor Gary Hall (Coventry University)
Sun, 26 October 2008Durham Book Festival
Sat, 25 October 2008Durham Book Festival
Fri, 24 October 2008Durham Book Festival
Thu, 23 October 2008Durham Book Festival
4:30pm to 6:00pmLiterary Theory Reading Group: Slavoj Zizek
7:30pm to 9:30pmMichael O'Neill and Jamie McKendrick A Reading by Two Award-Winning Poets
Wed, 22 October 2008Durham Book Festival
Tue, 21 October 2008Durham Book Festival
5:30pm to 7:30pmCentre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies: 'Living in the Landscape of Medieval Iceland,' by Dr Adolf Friðriksson (Inst. of Archaeology, Rekjavik, Iceland) & Dr. Mike Church (Department of Archaeology, Durham University)
Mon, 20 October 2008Durham Book Festival
Sun, 19 October 2008Durham Book Festival
Sat, 18 October 2008Durham Book Festival
Fri, 17 October 2008Durham Book Festival
Wed, 15 October 20084:30pm to 4:30pmStaff and Postgraduate Research Seminar: 'Sensational Secretaries, Melodramatic Modernity: Edna, Belle and Estelle,' by Professor Lawrence Rainey (University of York)
Fri, 10 October 20088:00pm to 10:00pmColpitt's Poetry: Reginald Gibbons and Peter Armstrong
Sun, 14 September 200812:00pm to 1:00pmFord Madox Ford and Editing: A Three-Day International Conference
Sat, 13 September 200812:00pm to 1:00pmFord Madox Ford and Editing: A Three-Day International Conference
Fri, 12 September 200812:00pm to 1:00pmFord Madox Ford and Editing: A Three-Day International Conference
Mon, 4 August 20089:00am to 7:00pmPostgraduate Conference in Medieval and Renaissance Studies: 'Being Human'
Fri, 4 July 200810:00am to 6:00pmStars: Science and the Arts Postgraduate Conference
Tue, 1 July 20085:00pm to 5:00pmPhD Studentship in English: James Joyce
Mon, 16 June 20086:15pm to 7:30pmNorth-East Network for Medicine and the Arts: 'Hypochondria, Medichondria, and the Arts of Illness,' by Professor Steven Connor (Birkbeck)
Tue, 10 June 20081:00pm to 2:00pmCentre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies Postgraduate Discussion Group: 'Towards a Mercian Identity in Anglo-Saxon Stone Sculpture,' by Gwen Dales
Tue, 3 June 20081:00pm to 2:00pmMedieval and Renaissance Postgraduate Discussion Group: 'Orderic Vitalis and the Anglo-Norman Take on History,' by Charlie Rozier
5:30pm to 6:30pmCentre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies: 'Sixteenth-Century Hippocrates Commentaries: A Hub of History, Science and Belief,' by Dr Thomas Rütten (Newcastle University)
6:00pm to 7:00pm• A Blush in Staindrop Church: The Poetry of Christopher Smart
6:00pm to 7:00pm'A Blush in Staindrop Church': The Story of the Poet, Christopher Smart (1722-1771), and His Youth in Durham
Tue, 20 May 20085:30pm to 6:30pmCentre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies: 'The Physiology of the Soul,' by Dr. Richard Sugg (Durham University)
Wed, 7 May 20084:30pm to 6:00pmStaff/Postgraduate Research Seminar: ' From Epitaph to Obituary: The Forlorn Hic Jacet and the Romantic Writer,' by Dr Elizabeth Barry (University of Warwick)
Tue, 6 May 20085:30pm to 6:30pmCentre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies: 'The Fat Doctor: Luther and Biography,' by Professor Lyndal Roper (Balliol College, Oxford)
Thu, 1 May 20088:30pm to 9:30pmMay Day Poetry Reading: 'The Poems That We Made'
Tue, 29 April 20086:15pm to 7:15pmModelling the Self: 'Discursive Constructions of Identity in British Romanticism,' by Professor Christoph Bode (University of Munich)
Tue, 22 April 20085:30pm to 6:30pmCentre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies: 'Restlessness in the Ideal City: Humanists and Doctors on Anger,' by Dr Stefano Cracolici (Durham University)
Sun, 6 April 20083:00pm to 5:30pmThe Evolution of Literature: Legacies of Darwin in European Cultures
Sat, 5 April 20083:00pm to 5:30pmThe Evolution of Literature: Legacies of Darwin in European Cultures
Fri, 4 April 20083:00pm to 5:30pmThe Evolution of Literature: Legacies of Darwin in European Cultures
8:00pm to 9:00pmNOTE CHANGE TO EVENT PROGRAMME 'Darwinian Fictions,' with Professor Patricia Waugh (Durham University)
Tue, 11 March 20081:00pm to 2:00pmMedieval and Renaissance Postgraduate Discussion Group: 'Prophetic Nature in the Wars of the Roses: Folklore and Propaganda,' by Kirsten Bell
Sat, 8 March 200810:00am to 1:00pmThe Ustinov Seminar on Literature, in Association with the Institute of Advanced Study
Wed, 5 March 20084:00pm to 6:00pm'The Sex in Beowulf,' by Professor Richard North (UCL)
Tue, 4 March 20086:15pm to 7:45pmModelling the Self: 'The Visual and the Self in Contemporary Poetry,' by Dr. Andrew Roberts (Dundee University)
9:00pm to 10:00pm‘So tell your momma sometimes good guys don't wear white’: YO’ MA Poets
Mon, 3 March 20087:30pm to 9:00pmDurham University English Society present 'GASP: Great American Short Poems'
Tue, 26 February 20081:00pm to 2:00pmMedieval and Renaissance Studies Postgraduate Discussion Group: '“Rewriting and Translation in the French and Italian Merlin Romances,” by Laura Campbell
6:15pm to 7:15pmModelling the Self: 'Modelling is what the Victorian Realist Novel Does,' by Professor Philip Davis (University of Liverpool)
Thu, 21 February 20088:30pm to 9:30pmThe Poems That Made Me: YO’ MA Poets
8:30pm to 9:30pmThe Basil Bunting Centre for Modern Poetry: 'The Poems that Made Me'
Tue, 19 February 20086:15pm to 7:15pmModelling the Self: ''Into her Dream He Melted': Women Artists Remodelling Keats,' by Dr. Sarah Wotton (Durham University)
Mon, 18 February 20086:15pm to 7:15pmNorth-East Network for Medicine and the Arts: 'Auden, Anxiety and Poetic Doctoring,' by Professor Paul Weindling (Oxford Brookes)
Wed, 13 February 20084:30pm to 6:00pm''Where Ignorance is Bliss': Folly and Family Secrets,' by Professor Rachel Bowlby (UCL)
Tue, 12 February 20081:00pm to 2:00pmMedieval and Renaissance Postgraduate Discussion Group: 'Guđmundr Arason and the Patronage Crisis in Sturlung Age Iceland,' by James Russell
Wed, 6 February 20084:30pm to 6:00pm'A Portrait of Joyce as a Sympathetic Villain: Melodrama, Forgery, and Silent Film,' by Professor Vicki Mahaffey (University of York)
Tue, 5 February 20086:15pm to 7:15pmModelling the Self: 'North of Boston: Models of Identity, Subjectivity and Place in the Poems of Robert Frost,' by Professor Stephen Regan (Durham University)
Wed, 23 January 20084:30pm to 6:00pm'The importance of manuscripts and primary materials for editing The Complete Poems of T. S. Eliot,' by Jim McCue (Institute of Advanced Study, University of London)
Tue, 22 January 20086:30pmCentre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies: 'State of Theocracy: Investigating an Early Medieval Hinterland in Sri Lanka,' by Professor Robin Coningham (Dept of Archaeology, Durham University)
Wed, 16 January 20085:30pmCentre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies: ''We Found In These Parts No Food Like That Which Our Fathers Gave Us': Diet and Colonial Identity in Spanish America,' by Dr Rebecca Earle (University of Warwick)
Mon, 17 December 20071:00pm to 1:00pmCMRS Conference: 'England and the Continent in the Tenth Century. An International Conference in Memoriam of Professor Dr Wilhelm Levison'
Sun, 16 December 20071:00pm to 1:00pmCMRS Conference: 'England and the Continent in the Tenth Century. An International Conference in Memoriam of Professor Dr Wilhelm Levison'
Sat, 15 December 20071:00pm to 1:00pmCMRS Conference: 'England and the Continent in the Tenth Century. An International Conference in Memoriam of Professor Dr Wilhelm Levison'
8:00pm to 9:00pm'European England: The Long Tenth Century,' by James Campbell
Fri, 14 December 20071:00pm to 1:00pmCMRS Conference: 'England and the Continent in the Tenth Century. An International Conference in Memoriam of Professor Dr Wilhelm Levison'
8:00pm to 9:00pm'The World of the Anglo-Saxons: A Journey through the Tenth Century,' by Michael Wood (
Tue, 11 December 20071:00pm to 2:00pmMedieval and Renaissance Postgraduate Discussion Group: 'Sonnet 123: Shakespeare, Shape, and Number,' by Shane Collins
6:30pm to 6:30pmCentre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies: ''Some Icelandic Uses of Hebrew Sacred History,' by Dr. David Ashurst (Dept of English Studies, Durham University)
Wed, 5 December 20071:00pm to 2:00pmPostgraduate Discussion Group: Raymond Chandler's 'The Big Sleep'
4:30pm to 6:00pmEnglish Department Staff/Postgraduate Research Seminar: 'Weird Sex: Coetzee, Beckett, and Literary Influence,” by Professor Derek Attridge
Tue, 4 December 20076:15pm to 7:15pmModelling the Self Lecture Series: ''Something Intended, Complete': The Remodelled Self in W. B.Yeats,' by Professor Michael O'Neill
6:30pm to 7:30pmCentre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies seminar: 'Quickening the Book: Rhetoric and Affect in Medieval Scriptural Drama,' by Professor Pam King (Bristol University)
Wed, 28 November 20074:30pm to 6:00pmEnglish Department Staff/Postgraduate Research Seminar: 'Slavery and the Weather: The Limitations of Trauma”
Tue, 27 November 20076:15pm to 7:30pmModelling the Self Lecture Series: 'The Colossal Fabric’s Form”: Remodelling Identity, History, and Memory in Byron'
Thu, 22 November 20076:15pm to 7:15pmNorth East Network for Medicine and the Arts: 'Soul Music: The Background to Ficino's Astrological Medicine'
Tue, 20 November 20076:30pmCentre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies: 'Oddrúnargrátr: the Endless Triangles of Heroic Tragedy'
Mon, 5 March 20076:15pm to 7:15pmDame Antonia Byatt in conversation with Professor Patricia Waugh: Darwin and the Forms of Fiction
Mon, 19 February 20076:15pm to 7:15pmModelling the Self: ''Into her Dream He Melted': Women Artists Remodelling Keats,' by Dr. Sarah Wootton
Tue, 12 December 20066:15pm to 7:15pmRomanticism and Its Legacies Series
Wed, 6 December 20064:30pm to 6:00pm'We're not beginning to...to...mean something?' Samuel Beckett and Science
Tue, 5 December 20066:15pm to 7:15pmRomanticism and Its Legacies Series
Tue, 28 November 20066:15pm to 7:15pmRomanticism and Its Legacies Series
Wed, 15 November 20064:30pm to 6:00pm'Who Kills Duncan? Reading After Macbeth
Tue, 14 November 20066:15pm to 7:15pmRomanticism and Its Legacies Series
Mon, 13 November 20066:30pm to 8:00pmInaugural Lecture
Tue, 7 November 20066:15pm to 7:15pmRomanticism and Its Legacies Series
Wed, 1 November 20064:30pm to 6:00pm'Dickens and the Devil'
Tue, 31 October 20066:15pm to 7:15pmRomanticism and Its Legacies Series
Wed, 25 October 20064:15pm to 6:15pmLiterary Theory: What is it and do We Need it
Tue, 24 October 20066:15pm to 7:15pmRomantic Legacies Lecture Series
Mon, 23 October 20066:30pm to 8:00pmInaugural Lecture
Sat, 12 August 20069:00am to 5:00pm13th International Saga Conference
Fri, 11 August 20069:00am to 5:00pm13th International Saga Conference
Thu, 10 August 20069:00am to 5:00pm13th International Saga Conference
Wed, 9 August 20069:00am to 5:00pm13th International Saga Conference
Tue, 8 August 20069:00am to 5:00pm13th International Saga Conference
Mon, 7 August 20069:00am to 5:00pm13th International Saga Conference
Sun, 6 August 20069:00am to 5:00pm13th International Saga Conference
Mon, 10 July 200610:00am to 6:00pmJames Joyce Study Day
Wed, 24 May 20064:30pm to 6:00pmStaff/Postgraduate Seminar

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