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.
'That Exquisite Echo’: Rhyme in English Poetry from the Seventeenth Century to the Present
Registration is now open for this one-day conference on Rhyme in English Poetry. The conference features papers on rhyme as a resource for poets from the seventeenth-century to the present day.
Michael O’Neill (Durham): Gleams and Dreams: Reflections on Romantic Rhyme
Seamus Perry (Balliol College, Oxford): Arnold Misrhyming
Matthew Foley (Durham) – Twin Compasses: ‘th'art of Riming’ and John Donne's Twisting Intellect
Lilah Grace Canavero (Universität Heidelberg) – Homer Unquestioned: Dryden, Pope and the Heroic Couplet
Lucy Kellett (Oxford) – ‘Improvement makes strait roads, but the crooked roads without Improvement, are roads of Genius’: Navigating the crooked roads of William Blake's lines and rhymes in the Illuminated Books
Olivia Reilly (Oxford) – ‘Another and yet the same’: Rhyme as Echo and Anticipation in the Musical Poetics of Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Clara Dawson (Birmingham) – ‘Plated Goods’: Pseudo-Rhyme in the Poetry of Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Jack Baker (Durham) – ‘Music is feeling, then, not sound’: Rhyme and Reason in Wallace Stevens
Stacey McDowell (Bristol) – Norman Nicholson: The Surprising Inevitablity of Rhyme
Ahmed Badrideen (Durham) – Rhyme in English Elegy
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about this event.
Research in English At Durham (READ) blog showcasing the the literary research emerging from the Department of English Studies
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.
Many of our public lectures, seminars and conferences are recorded, and can be listened to as podcasts.
- 20th January 2021
- Sensory Experiments in Nineteenth-Century Literature
- Online (Zoom)
- Dr Erica Fretwell (University of Albany) and Dr Shannon Draucker (Siena College)