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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.

The Annual Robin Dix Memorial Lecture: 'Louis MacNeice Among the Islands,' by Professor John Kerrigan (University of Cambridge)

26th February 2009, 18:15 to 19:15, Elvet Riverside 201

All are welcome to attend this first annual Robin Dix Memorial Lecture.

Professor John Kerrigan (University of Cambridge) has published on Shakespeare's Sonnets and A Lover's Complaint; a study in comparative literature, Revenge Tragedy: Aeschylus to Armageddon; a collection of essays on Shakespeare and Early Modern Literature; a large book on Archipelagic English: Literature, History, and Politics 1603-1707.

He is currently completing a book on British and Irish poetry since the 1960s and a collection of essays on nineteenth- and twentieth-century poetry more generally.

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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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