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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.

Postgraduate Lecture Day

5th May 2018, 10:00 to 15:00, Elvet Riverside 141

A series of talks by postgraduate students aimed at undergraduates taking lecture-based modules in the Department of English Studies.

10am Welcome


The Trauma of Sir Orfeo Hannah Piercy (“Romance and the Literature of Chivalry”)

10.35am 'Farewell, lusty widow’: the problematic status of the duchess in Webster's The Duchess of Malfi Kate Foy (“Renaissance Literature”)

11.05am Madness as a Form of Female Resistance in Drama Rachel Fennell (“Introduction to Drama”)

12 – 1pm ***Lunch Break***

1pm Romantic Poetry and Poetics: Language and the Imagination Yimon Lo (“Literature of the Romantic Period”)

1.30pm Fictions of Terrorism and Conrad’s The Secret Agent Nadia Terki (“Literature of the Modern Period”)

2pm Close

Contact 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.

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