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Department of English Studies

Staff and Postgraduate Research Seminars

We regularly scholars from other universities throughout the UK and internationally to present papers at research seminars. These provide an opportunity for postgraduates and members of staff to come together in an informal environment to hear about and discuss the latest research. Postgraduate students are also encouraged to present papers at these seminars.

Next Seminar

The Wife of Bath and Modern 'Rape Culture' - The Case of the Dalhousie University Dentistry Scandal

TBC, Professor Kathy Cawsey (Dalhousie)

Join Professor Kathy Cawsey, visiting scholar from Dalhousie University, for this staff and postgraduate research seminar. Note that due to industrial action the date of this seminar may be subject to change.

Contact daniel.grausam@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Archive of Previous Research Seminars

Wednesday 24 January 2018

Wednesday 15 November 2017

Wednesday 8 November 2017

Wednesday 1 November 2017

Wednesday 17 May 2017

Wednesday 3 May 2017

Friday 10 March 2017

Wednesday 15 February 2017

  • Beowulf: Still Boring 4:30pm to 6:30pm, Seminar Room, Hallgarth House, Professor Andy Orchard (Pembroke College Oxford)

Wednesday 7 December 2016

Wednesday 23 November 2016

Wednesday 9 November 2016

Wednesday 20 May 2015

Wednesday 29 April 2015

Wednesday 4 March 2015

  • The Novel Body 4:30pm to 6:00pm, Seminar Room, Hallgarth House, Peter Boxall (University of Sussex)

Wednesday 18 February 2015

Wednesday 12 November 2014

  • Humanities and the State 4:30pm to 6:00pm, Seminar Room, Hallgarth House, Peter Hitchcock (The Graduate Center, City University of New York)

Wednesday 22 October 2014

Wednesday 11 June 2014

Wednesday 12 March 2014

Wednesday 27 November 2013

Thursday 21 November 2013

Wednesday 13 November 2013

Wednesday 16 October 2013

Tuesday 12 March 2013

  • Jennifer Egan 4:30pm to 6:00pm, Seminar Room, Hallgarth House, Dr Adam Kelly (York University)

Wednesday 6 March 2013

Wednesday 20 February 2013

Wednesday 6 February 2013

Wednesday 14 November 2012

Wednesday 10 October 2012

Wednesday 21 March 2012

Wednesday 7 March 2012

Wednesday 29 February 2012

Wednesday 23 November 2011

Wednesday 2 November 2011

Wednesday 26 October 2011

Wednesday 9 March 2011

Wednesday 23 February 2011

Wednesday 9 February 2011

Wednesday 26 January 2011

Wednesday 8 December 2010

Wednesday 24 November 2010

Wednesday 3 March 2010

Wednesday 24 February 2010

Wednesday 10 February 2010

Wednesday 27 January 2010

Wednesday 9 December 2009

Wednesday 2 December 2009

  • Bowen's Telephones 4:30pm to 7:00pm, Seminar Room, Hallgarth House, Professor Andrew Bennett (University of Bristol)

Wednesday 11 November 2009

Wednesday 28 October 2009

Wednesday 14 October 2009

Wednesday 13 May 2009

Wednesday 11 February 2009

Wednesday 5 March 2008

Wednesday 13 February 2008

Wednesday 28 November 2007

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