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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.

Toni Morrison: New Directions

Toni Morrison: New Directions

25th June 2009, 09:00 to 19:00, St. John's College

This one day international symposium seeks to assess, revisit and reflect on the work of the contemporary African American novelist and critic Toni Morrison.

There will be particular emphasis on the author’s most recent publications as well as on new theoretical, critical and comparative approaches to her oeuvre. Our keynote lectures come from the leading Morrison scholars Prof Justine Tally (Universidad de la Laguna) and Dr Alan Rice (University of Central Lancashire).

This event is supported by the British Association for American Studies, the Department of English Studies at the University of Durham and the Clinton Institute for American Studies at University College Dublin.

For registration details please contact Jenny Terry. Registration will close at the end of May.

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