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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.

Navigating Memory Conference

6th May 2010, 09:00 to 19:00, Durham Castle, Senate Suite

'Navigating Memory' is a one-day conference at which a series of papers on literature, cultural studies and psychology will explore the symbolic value and appeal of water. 

Speakers include:

  • Professor Patricia Waugh (Durham, English)
  • Dr Charles Fernyhough (Durham, Psychology)
  • Dr Anthony Macgregor (Durham, Psychology)
  • Dr Gareth Reeves (Durham, English)
  • Dr Jenny Terry (Durham, English)
  • The conference will take the form of two plenary lectures, six seminar papers, a closing forum discussion, and an evening reading by the former poet laureate, Sir Andrew Motion. 

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