Modern Languages Research Seminars 2013-14
Monday 7 October 2013
Tuesday 15 October 2013
- Russian Cultural & Historical Studies: Boris Maslov, Assisstant Professor of Comparative Liteature at University of Chicago will give a seminar entitled 'Cross-Historical Comparison and the Rise of Literary Studies, ca 1860-1940'
Wednesday 16 October 2013
- Literature/History/Theory Research Group: Dr Anke Hennig (Freie Universität Berlin) 'From Commodities to Comrades on Gender Relations in Russian Avant-Garde'
Thursday 24 October 2013
- Literature/History/Theory Research Group: Research Seminar to be given by Dr Paul Harrison, Lecturer in Dept of Geography at Durham University: 'The Broken Thread: On Being Still'
Thursday 14 November 2013
- Culture & Difference Research Group: Professor Jorge Coronado [Northwestern University] 'Photographic Portraiture and Consumption in the Andes, 1900-1950'
Monday 25 November 2013
Wednesday 27 November 2013
- Translation/Linguistics Research Group in collaboration with Centre for Intercultural Mediation: Dr Christopher Rundle 'Overcoming methodological and area-restricted isolationism in translation history' Durham University
- Literature,History,Theory Research Group hosts the durham-Newcastle Italian PG Seminar: Amy Hill (Newcastle University) 'Protecting the Troops - Allied Servicemen, Italian Prostitutes and Venereal Disease in the Occupation of Puglia 1943-1946'
Thursday 5 December 2013
- Literature/History/Theory Research Group in association with IAS: Dr Ian Cooper [University of Kent] 'Tenebrae, Lightenings: Poetry in the Clearing'
Wednesday 11 December 2013
Wednesday 22 January 2014
Friday 24 January 2014
Saturday 25 January 2014
Monday 27 January 2014
Wednesday 29 January 2014
- CIM Seminar Series: 'A long walk to freedom: Charting a way for doing comparative translation studies in Africa'. Dr Kobus Marais (University of the Free State, South Africa)
Wednesday 12 February 2014
- Translation & Linguistics Research Group/Centre for Intercultural Mediation Seminar: 'Rewriting, Translation, and A Midsummer Night’s Dream' to be given by Professor Edwin Gentzler (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
- Russkiy Mir Centre and School of Modern Languages & Cultures: Public Lecture by Mikhail Shishkin 'A Contemporary Russian Writer: Challenges of Aesthetic and Political Self-Definition'
Thursday 13 February 2014
Tuesday 18 February 2014
- IAS Fellow's Public Lecture - Professor Jan Clarke (Dept of French, Durham University): 'Stage Lighting as Spectacle in 17th-century France'
Wednesday 19 February 2014
- Translation Studies Postgraduate Research Seminar Series: 'Translating metaphor into another direction: an eyetracking and keylogging study' given by Ms Yifang Wang
Monday 24 February 2014
Wednesday 26 February 2014
- Visual & Performance Research Group: ‘Latining America and the Brown Imaginary’ by Dr Claudia Milian (Romance Studies – Duke University)
Thursday 27 February 2014
- Literature/History/Theory Research Group Seminar: Dr Ian Cooper [University of Kent] 'Tenebrae, Lightenings: Poetry in the Clearing'
Friday 28 February 2014
Saturday 1 March 2014
Wednesday 5 March 2014
- Translation Studies Postgraduate Research Seminar Series: 'The sectarian bias in the Quran translation' to be given by Yazid Haroun
Thursday 6 March 2014
- Culture & Difference/Visual & Performance Research Groups: Spanish Erotic Cinema Workshop
- 'Contracts and Games: Goethe's criticism of modern statehood' to be given by Dr Claudia Nitschke, Durham University
Friday 7 March 2014
- IAS Durham/Queen's University/Newcastle University seminar series: Uncovering Hidden Connections in American Cityscapes and Landscapes
Tuesday 11 March 2014
- Translation & Linguistics Research Group: 'Pious xiao, facing mianzi, guanxi networks and shanzhai copycats: Constructing Meaning Interlingually through Translation' given by Dr James St. André (Manchester University)
Wednesday 12 March 2014
- Literature/History/Theory Research Group: Professor Carlo Caruso 'How semicolons came into being - Punctuation, textual scholarship and literary criticism
- Translation & Linguistics Research Group: 'Do Translation and Journalism Deserve a Comparison?' given by Professor Luc van Doorslaer (University of Leuven)
- Russian/IAS Seminar: 'Pravoslavie, Samoderzhavie, Narodnost: Count Uvarov and the Codification of Russian Conservatism in 1833' to be given by Lesley Chamberlain [writer and critic]
Thursday 13 March 2014
- Russian Seminar Series: Dr Ksana Blank [Princeton University, USA] talking about her latest publication 'Dostoevsky's Dialectics and the Problem of Sin'
Monday 17 March 2014
Wednesday 19 March 2014
- Translation Studies Postgraduate Research Seminar Series: 'The 'Voice' in Translating Narratives: A Comparative Study of Chinese Nobel Laureates of Literature' to be given by Sophia Xi Xiao, Durham University
- Visual & Performance Research Group: 'City and Emotions: Doing Emotions History through Architecture’ to be given by Dr Johanna Lozoya (UNAM, National Autonomous University of Mexico)
Tuesday 6 May 2014
- Russian Seminar Series: Professor Zdenek Pechal [Czech Republic]: 'Dostoevsky's THE DOUBLE: hallucination or reality? [in Russian]'
Wednesday 7 May 2014
Tuesday 13 May 2014
Thursday 15 May 2014
Saturday 24 May 2014
Thursday 29 May 2014
- Visual and Performance Research Group: Workshop and Round Table Discussion 'Funding and Research in Visual & Performance and Environmental Studies'
Tuesday 10 June 2014
- To What Extent Do We Live In A Post-Racist Society: Exploring understandings of everyday and structural racism in the Durham University community