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.
Paul Muldoon: An Evening with the Festival Laureate
<span >In this special event to close the festival, Paul Muldoon will read from his work and present a new poem, specially commissioned by the book festival and Durham University. Paul Muldoon was born in County Armagh in 1951. He read English at Queen’s University, Belfast, and published his first collection of poems, <em >New Weather,<span > in 1973. He is the author of ten books of poetry, including <em >Moy Sand<span > and <em >Gravel<span >(2002), for which he received the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, and <em >Horse Latitudes<span > (2006). He is currently the Howard GB Clark professor in the humanities at Princeton University in the United States. From 1999 to 2004 he was professor of poetry at Oxford University. He has won numerous awards for his work, including the TS Eliot Prize and the Irish Times Poetry Prize. Introduced by Professor Stephen Regan.
Co-organised by Durham Book Festival and the Centre for Poetry and Poetics.
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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)