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Durham University

Department of English Studies

Inventions of the Text Seminar Series

Inventions of the Text complements our Research Seminar series. Inventions is organised by a team of postgraduate researchers, and combines papers by academics from Durham and beyond with presentations by PhD students. Seminars run roughly every couple of weeks during term time, with around eight or nine events a year. After each seminar, attendees are welcome to socialise with the speaker(s) over dinner. They are generally for University staff and students, although sometimes open to the public.

Forthcoming Inventions of the Text Seminars

Poetic Voice and Commodity Culture in Letitia Landon’s ‘Medallion Wafers’

2nd December 2015, 17:30 to 18:00, Seminar Room, Hallgarth House, Clara Dawson

An Inventions of the Text Seminar

Dr Clara Dawson is an alumni of Durham University and a former convener of Inventions. Her main research interest is in the poetry of the long nineteenth century, and she has published on poetry from the Romantic period to the First World War. Her research focuses on the relationship between poetic forms and other kinds of cultural discourse such as the periodical review and the newspaper.

Contact inventionsofthetext@gmail.com for more information about this event.


Past Inventions of the Text Seminars