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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.

The Origin of the Harp: Thomas Moore, Daniel Maclise and the New Mythology

26th October 2011, 16:30 to 18:00, Seminar Room, Hallgarth House, Professor Matthew Campbell (University of York)

A staff and postgraduate research seminar.

Matthew Campbell writes mainly about poetry from the beginning of the nineteenth century to the present day. He taught Victorian, Modern and Irish literature at Sheffield University before coming to York in 2011. He has just finished a book about nineteenth-century poetry from and about Ireland. Current projects include a history of the last two centuries of Irish poetry, and ongoing interests in poetry and music.

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We host a large number of conferences, lectures and seminars each year, many of them open to the public. Find out more on our Events page.


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Next Event

  • 29th January 2021
  • Title TBC
  • Online (Zoom)
  • Dr Hannah-Rose Murray (University of Edinburgh)