Events in Arts and Social Sciences

Centre for Law and Society Roundtable - The Meaning of Coercion

Date: Tuesday 11 December 2018, 13:30

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Reading the Papers: Informal Lunchtime discussion of recent articles

Date: Wednesday 12 December 2018, 12:00

Join Prof. Karen Broadhurst and Dr Laura Wood for a discussion on their recent research Dr Laura Wood: Impact of punitive immigration policies, parent-child separation and child detention on the mental health and development of children Professor Karen Broadhurst: Where is my family? The cross Border placement of children. No need to read the papers in advance. All students and staff are welcome.

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CILHR Seminar Series: Book Launch and Memorial Event

Date: Friday 14 December 2018, 17:00

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Witchcraft and Human Rights: Past, Present, Future Perspectives - conference

Date: Thursday 10 January 2019, 09:00

Lancaster University, 10-11 January 2019

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The Hope Seminar

Date: Monday 14 January 2019, 19:30

Professor Terry Eagleton, Dr Anderson Jeremiah, Dr Jo Carruthers

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Open Seminar- 'Why do we Laugh? On Humour'

Date: Tuesday 15 January 2019, 11:00

Professor Terry Eagleton

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'The Crucifixion' Beginning to End Seminar (4 of 6)

Date: Wednesday 16 January 2019, 14:30

Professor Terry Eagleton and Professor Arthur Bradley

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W.B. Yeats, 80 Years On, Public Lecture

Date: Monday 28 January 2019, 19:30

Public lecture by Professor Paul Muldoon, followed by drinks reception. Tickets to be registered via EventBrite (will be made available nearer the time)

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Visiting Writer Series - Amy Blakemore

Date: Tuesday 29 January 2019, 18:00

Join award-winning poet, Amy Blakemore, for a evening of conversation about her writing and work.

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Reading the Papers: Informal Lunchtime discussion of recent articles

Date: Wednesday 30 January 2019, 12:00

Join Dr Nicola Spurling for a discussion on her recent research: Matters of time: Materiality and the changing temporal organisation of everyday energy consumption No need to read the papers in advance. All students and staff are welcome.

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Paul Muldoon Open Poetry Workshop

Date: Wednesday 30 January 2019, 14:00

Opportunity for up to 10 students, UG or PG, to bring short poem that they are working on, and to then workshop with feedback from Paul Muldoon.

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Gothic and Comics Seminar- Graphic Gothic

Date: Monday 04 February 2019, 14:30

Benoit Peeters leads Open Discussion. Time and venue to be confirmed.

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Open Seminar- 'Reading Paris'

Date: Wednesday 06 February 2019, 14:30

Professor Benoit Peeters and Dr Carlos Lopez-Galviz (ISF)

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CILHR Seminar Series: Dr Ioana Cismas

Date: Wednesday 20 February 2019, 12:00

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Visiting Writer Series - Rosie Garland

Date: Tuesday 26 February 2019, 18:00

Rosie Garland is a novelist, poet and singer with post-punk band The March Violets. Join us for a evening of conversation about her writing and work.

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Open Seminar- Mary Shelly's Frankenstein

Date: Wednesday 27 February 2019, 14:30

Professor Angela Wright (Sheffield)

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The Culture, Medicine and Society Seminar Series: ‘Sleeping Then and Now’.

Date: Friday 01 March 2019, 13:00

Professor of English Literature, Cardiff University. Professor Willis’s research focuses on literature, science and medicine, 1800 to the present. Most recently he has published Staging Science: Scientific Performance on Street, Stage and Screen (Palgrave, 2016), Literature and Science (Palgrave, 2015) and Vision, Science and Literature, 1870-1920: Ocular Horizons (Pickering & Chatto, 2011). His present research focuses on representations of trance states, and especially the nature and condition of sleep, in literature, art and the sciences from the early nineteenth century to the present.

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The Culture, Medicine and Society Seminar Series: Dr. Donna McCormack 'it’s not that the ghosts don’t exist': How Embodied Hauntings Disrupt the Assumed Division between Life and Death

Date: Friday 01 March 2019, 13:00

AHRC Leadership Fellow, Lecturer in English Literature, University of Surrey. Dr McCormack is currently the coordinator of the Nordic Network for Gender, Body, Health: http://www.uib.no/en/rg/genbod; the co-founder and a steering committee member of the Monster Network: https://promisesofmonsters.wordpress.com/about/; and the principal investigator on the project Disability, Arts and Health, which is funded by the Nordic Culture Fund. She is also a co-investigator on the project The Embodied Self, Health and Emerging Technologies, which is funded by the Swedish Research Council.

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Workshop: Teaching Translation for A-Level

Date: Wednesday 03 April 2019, 14:00

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Open Seminar, Professor Katherine Craik (Oxford Brookes)

Date: Wednesday 08 May 2019, 14:30

Title TBC

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Paul Muldoon Open Poetry Workshop

Date: Tuesday 14 May 2019, 11:00

Opportunity for up to 10 students, UG or PG, to bring short poem that they are working on, and to then workshop with feedback from Paul Muldoon.

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Paul Muldoon & Students - Live!

Date: Tuesday 14 May 2019, 19:30

Public Reading by Professor Paul Muldoon, followed by drinks reception. Tickets to be registered via EventBrite (will be made available nearer the time)

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Open Seminar- 'Reading Literature'

Date: Wednesday 15 May 2019, 14:00

with Professor Paul Muldoon

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Benoit Peeters Open Graphic Novel Workshop

Date: Tuesday 21 May 2019, 14:00

Opportunity for up to 10 students, UG or PG, to present for 5 minutes on a graphic novel/story that they are working on, and to then workshop with feedback from Benoit Peeters.

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Open Seminar- Translations: Image - Idea - Text

Date: Wednesday 22 May 2019, 14:30

Professor Benoit Peeters, Dr. Delphine Grass, and Professor Nick Dunn

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