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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 Spirit of Christmas in English Literature

10th December 2014, 18:00 to 19:00, Ushaw College, Stephen Regan

Professor Stephen Regan will explore depictions of Christmas in English literature, setting the scene for the Ushaw carol service that follows it.

A lecture series to explore different aspects of Ushaw College's history and that of the Catholic community more generally, with expert contributors drawn from within and outside the University. All are welcome to attend. There is a pre-lecture drinks reception from 5.30pm with the lecture beginning at 6pm. All are welcome. If you wish to attend please contact Dr James Kelly – or call +44 191 334 1656 Details of transport to Ushaw College can be found at:

Contact 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.

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Next Event

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