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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.

CANCELLED - Guest Lecture: 'Living Parchments on Our Backs: The Body, Language and Violence in Frederick Douglass's Representations of Atlantic Slavery,' by Dr. Celeste-Marie Bernier

8th December 2008, 18:15 to 19:15, Elvet Riverside 140

Dr Celeste-Marie Bernier, a former student here at Durham, now lecturing at Nottingham University, will be giving a guest lecture on 8 December, Monday, 6.15 (venue to be confirmed).

Dr Bernier has recently published on African American Visual Arts (Edinburgh University Press). Her lecture is directly relevant to the "Telling the South" unit on the American Fiction module, and all students are warmly welcome.

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Research in English At Durham (READ) blog showcasing the the literary research emerging from the Department of English Studies


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