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.
Bryan and Mary Talbot and Kate Charlesworth: Sally Heathcote: Suffragette
A Durham Book Festival event, chaired by Professor David Herman
Costa Award-winning authors Bryan and Mary Talbot and their collaborator, Kate Charlesworth, present their latest graphic novel: the gripping inside story of the campaign for votes for women. A tale of loyalty, love and courage, set against a backdrop of Edwardian Britain, Sally Heathcote: Suffragette follows the fortunes of a maid of all-work swept up in the feminist militancy of the era.
Bryan Talbot’s books include Alice in Sunderland, the Grandville series andDotter of Her Father’s Eyes (with Mary Talbot), the first graphic novel to win the Costa biography award. Mary Talbot is an internationally acclaimed scholar who has published widely on language, gender and power. Kate Charlesworth’s illustrations have appeared in The Guardian and The Independent.
Chaired by Professor David Herman
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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)