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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.

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Eagleton: New Atheism and Terrorism

1st July 2010, 14:00 to 18:00, St. Chad's College, Terry Eagleton

A colloquium in recognition of the honorary degree of Doctor of Letters awarded to Terry Eagleton. 

With Terry Eagleton on "New Atheism and Terrorism," plus Tina Beattie, Con Casey, Nicolas Lash, John McDonagh, Paul Murray, Stephen Regan, Paul Richardson, Patricia Waugh and Terry Wright.

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Related Links


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)