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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.

Stars: Science and the Arts Postgraduate Conference

4th July 2008, 10:00 to 18:00, Concert Room, Department of Music

A one-day postgraduate conference on science and the arts organised by the Institute of Advanced Study, Durham University.

This year's theme is Stars, and there will be some lively papers presented by postgraduate students on topics ranging from explorations of space to representations of the night sky in the visual arts. The opening plenary lecture, given by Professor Anne Janowitz, Queen Mary, University of London, is titled 'The Plurality of Worlds and the Cosmic Sublime'.

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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.


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