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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.

Easter Term Revision Lectures

2nd May 2015, 10:30 to 15:15, Elvet Riverside 141

A day of lectures from graduate students providing fresh readings of texts from the modules, appropriate further texts, and the critical field.

Lectures are between 30 and 45 minutes long, with time for questions. Come to the whole day or simply drop in for individual sessions. All welcome.

Module: The Age of Chivalry

10.30 Colin Davey: Felazschyp from Sir Gawain to Malory and the rise of 'civic' chivalry

11.25 Curtis Runstedler: The Werewolf's Rational Soul in the Medieval Romance

12.20 Alice Stamatoki: Chivalric Identity in Medieval Romance: Colour and Clothing in Perceval

Module: Post-War Fiction and Poetry

13.30 Yuexi Liu: Evelyn Waugh's Brideshead Revisited and Graham Greene

Module: American Fiction

14.25 Nicoletta Asciuto: All That Jazz: Popular Music as Narrative in The Great Gatsby and Tender is the Night

Contact simon.grimble@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


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