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.
Terry Eagleton: Was Jesus a Revolutionary?
A Durham Book Festival event, in association with the Department of English Studies.
Join Terry Eagleton, literary scholar and cultural theorist, and one of the leading writers and critics of our time, as he explores whether Jesus was a revolutionary. Well known for his brilliant studies of English and Irish literature, Eagleton is also a controversial and enthralling writer on religion, politics, and ethics. He is the author of over 40 academic books, in addition to plays, film scripts, a memoir, and a novel, Saints and Scholars. His most recent books includeOn Evil (2010), The Event of Literature(2012), and Culture and the Death of God(2013).
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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)