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.
The Canterbury Tales
Under the sardonic eye of Chaucer himself, pilgrim’s recount tales to entertain their companions on the road to Canterbury. Enter Chaucer’s bawdy and hilarious world as his greatest tales are brought to life onstage.
Bringing to the stage Mike Poulton’s highly acclaimed adaptation of The Canterbury Tales, Durham Student Theatre present their first ever production in the Gala Theatre.
Date: Tuesday 6 June - Wednesday 7 June
Tickets: £15 (£12.50 conc, £10 student, £9.50 Durham Student Theatre members)
‘The Canterbury Tales’ is part of the Festival of the Arts which kicks off on Friday 2nd June with the Cathedral Concert.
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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)