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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.

Exhibition Launch - Savage Arena: The Legacy of Joe Tasker

25th June 2016, 18:30 to 21:00, Ushaw College, John Porter

Enjoy a lecture from acclaimed mountaineer and award-winning author John Porter, then explore the first exhibition to focus on pioneering mountaineer Joe Tasker's life and literary legacy.

The Mountain Heritage Trust, Durham University Department of English Studies, and Ushaw College are delighted to invite you to attend the launch of this exhibition, which has been made possible by grant support from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

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Research in English At Durham (READ) blog showcasing the the literary research emerging from the Department of English Studies


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