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
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
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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)