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.
Katrina Porteous grew up in County Durham and now lives at Beadnell in Northumberland. Her poems have been broadcast extensively on BBC Radio, and her second full-length collection from Bloodaxe, Two Countries (2014) was shortlisted for the Portico Prize for literature in 2015.
Preti Taneja is a writer, scholar, broadcaster and human rights activist. In 2014 she was named a BBC Next Generation Thinker. Her first work of fiction, the novella Kumkum Malhotra, won the Gatehouse New Fiction Prize in 2015. Her debut novel, We That Are Young, will be published in 2017 by Galley Beggar Press.
Colpitts Poetry is supported by the Centre for Poetry and Poetics and the Arts Council England.
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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)