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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.

Staff and Postgraduate Research Seminar: 'The Great Tew Circle,' by Professor Graham Parry (University of York)

13th May 2009, 16:30 to 18:00, Seminar Room, Hallgarth House, Professor Graham Parry

Professor Parry is the author of a number of books, including The Golden Age Restor'd: the Culture of the Stuart Court 1603-1642 (Manchester University Press, 1981); Seventeenth-Century Poetry: the Social Context (Hutchinson, 1985); The Seventeenth Century: The Social and Intellectual Context of English Literature, 1600-1700 (Longman, 1989); The Trophies of Time: English Antiquarians of the Seventeenth Century (Oxford UP, 1995) and The Arts of the Anglican Counter-Reformation: Glory, Laud and Honour (Boydell & Brewer, 2006).

The seminar, which will be chaired by Professor Shell, will be held in Hallgarth House at 4:30, followed by drinks in The Victoria.

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