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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 Artist Under the Microscope, c. 1950 - Present day

13th November 2009, 19:00 to 14th November 2009, 20:35, Ustinov College

An Interdisciplinary Regional Conference in the North East of England at Ustinov College, University of Durham.

Plenary speakers include:

  • James MacMillan (Composer and Conductor, Glasgow)
  • Nathaniel Coleman (School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape, Newcastle University)
  • Gareth Reeves (Department of English Studies, Durham University)

As we approach the centenary of the birth of Modernism, this conference brings together artists and academics of all disciplines to discuss the nature of cultural theory and artistic practice and the relationship between them.

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