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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.


Reflections on the Norton Chaucer (2019)

13th December 2019, 13:00 to 14:00, Elvet Riverside 153, Professor David Lawton (Washington University)

Professor David Lawton in conversation with Dr Daniel Grausam, discussing Professor Lawton's recent editing of the new Norton Chaucer (2019). There will be plenty of opportunity to ask questions at this event for students.

Professor Lawton has published nine books and many articles in English literary and cultural studies, in medieval studies, and in religious studies (Faith, Text and History: the Bible in English in 1991, and Blasphemy in 1993). He published Voice in Later Medieval English Literature: Public Interiorities (Oxford University Press) in 2017, The Norton Chaucer in 2019, and the Norton edition of The Canterbury Tales, also in 2019. He was founding editor of a major journal, New Medieval Literatures, and co-editor 1997-2018, and he was Executive Director of the New Chaucer Society 2002-12.

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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.


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