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.
Horace Walpole and his Legacies: A Tercentenary Colloquium
An informal gathering with presentations, discussion, and a workshop, as part of Durham’s series of events marking the tercentenary of the birth of Horace Walpole—novelist, playwright, designer, collector, and letter-writer extraordinaire.
Organiser and chair
Peter N. Lindfield, ‘Walpole’s Paper House’
Dale Townshend, ‘Walpole, Enchantment, and the Legacy of The Castle of Otranto’
Serena Trowbridge, ‘Teaching Gothic: Walpole’s Shadows’
Stephen Regan, ‘Reading Walpole’s Letters’
This event is free of charge, and a working lunch will be provided. Participants are asked to register their interest in advance by emailing email@example.com by 28 April 2017.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
- 20th January 2021
- Sensory Experiments in Nineteenth-Century Literature
- Online (Zoom)
- Dr Erica Fretwell (University of Albany) and Dr Shannon Draucker (Siena College)