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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.

Postgraduate and Post-Doc Lectures for Durham Undergraduates

1st May 2010, 10:00 to 18:00, Room 140 Elvet Riverside

A day of lectures delivered by postgraduates and post-doctoral researchers, in support of various undergraduate modules.

10.00 Emma Miller, “Sex, Lie and Victorian Literature.” [VICTORIAN LITERATURE]

11.00 Ollie Taylor. “City (e)scapes and travel writing in the Modern Period.” [MODERN PERIOD]

12.00 Heather Yeung, “Some Geographies: William Carlos Williams, Elizabeth Bishop, and John Asbbery.” [AMERICAN POETRY]

1.00 Marc Botha, “Applying Literary Theory to Textual Criticism” [LITERARY THEORY]

2.00 Laura Jose, On medieval conceptions of gender, exact title to be announced [MEDIEVAL LITERTATURE]

3.00 John Shafer, “How to Kill an Outlaw: Sagas and Society in Mediaeval Iceland.”[OLD NORSE]

4.00 Katherine Heavey: Lost in Translation: Classical References in Medieval and Renaissance Literature".[CLASSICAL AND BIBLICAL BACKGROUND/ BUT also relevant to students taking modules in MEDIEVAL and in RENAISSANCE literature

5.00 Rebeccca White, “Gender and Narrative Form in Mansfield Park, Jane Eyre, and Bleak House” [INTRODUCTION TO THE NOVEL]

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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.


Many of our public lectures, seminars and conferences are recorded, and can be listened to as podcasts.

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Next Event

  • 29th January 2021
  • Title TBC
  • Online (Zoom)
  • Dr Hannah-Rose Murray (University of Edinburgh)