Events in Arts and Social Sciences

Creative Summit: Writing Pain, Moments and Fragments

Date: Saturday 21 October 2017, 09:20

This is the first event on the AHRC-funded project Translating Chronic Pain. This Summit brings 25 people together, including academics, pain charities and people living with chronic pain, to explore how short-form creative writing may support people living with chronic pain, raise awareness, and enhance healthcare training.

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A Taste of a Law School

Date: Saturday 21 October 2017, 11:00

Taster sessions in Law and in Criminology.

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Meet & Eat_24.10.2017_with Thomas Ryberg

Date: Tuesday 24 October 2017, 12:00

Meet and Discuss with an author.

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DeLC Research Brown Bag

Date: Wednesday 25 October 2017, 13:00

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Digging into Early Colonial Mexico: Computational Approaches tot he Geographic Relations of New Spain

Date: Wednesday 25 October 2017, 14:00

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Open Seminar ‘What Psalms? The Textually Awkward Songs of Zion’

Date: Wednesday 25 October 2017, 14:30

With Professor Valentine Cunningham (Oxford)

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PPR Seminar Series - Sanskrit: A Political Biography

Date: Wednesday 25 October 2017, 16:00

Ananya Vajpeyi Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, Delhi

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Sustainable belonging: Family and gender in home making practices

Date: Wednesday 25 October 2017, 16:00

As socio-technical transitions unfold under the influence of energy concerns, our domestic environment changes. Scholarship on sustainable consumption and production has focused on how socio-technical transitions affect various practices of households and what this means for their energy demand. However, the basic locus of analysis, namely the domestic environment, has received little critical social consideration . This is remarkable considering that home, and the emotions associated with the domestic environment, have become a core symbol of Western culture.

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CILHR Seminar Series - The Laws of War as an Effort to Pre-Empt Civil Society’s Involvement in Fighting

Date: Wednesday 25 October 2017, 17:00

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Ruskin and Blake Revisited

Date: Thursday 26 October 2017, 16:00

Alan Davis (Lancaster, Ruskin Centre)

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Terry Eagleton Public Lecture ‘Lenin and Luther: 100 Years On, 500 Years On’

Date: Monday 30 October 2017, 19:30

Followed by drinks reception.

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Terry Eagleton Open Seminar ‘The Idea of Evil’

Date: Tuesday 31 October 2017, 14:00

Reading: Eagleton, On Evil and William Golding, Pincher Martin

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‘Beginning to End’ Seminar Series (1 of 6)

Date: Wednesday 01 November 2017, 14:00

Terry Eagleton and Sara Maitland on ‘Creation’. Tea, coffee and cakes from 1:45 pm

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Mobile Utopia: Pasts, Presents, Futures

Date: Thursday 02 November 2017, 00:00

This joint Cemore|T2M|Cosmobilities conference will bring together historians, researchers, artists, policy-makers, designers, and innovators to explore Mobile Utopia: pasts, presents, futures. The Centre for Mobilities Research(Cemore) at Lancaster University, the International Association for the History of Transport, Traffic and Mobility (T2M) and the Cosmobilities Network have joined together to invite contributions across the spectrum of mobile utopian themes. The conference is organised in association with Lancaster's Institute for Social Futures

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Writing then, editing now: the Memoirs of John Addington Symonds

Date: Thursday 02 November 2017, 16:00

Dr Amber Regis (Sheffield University)

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Butterfly Transformation

Date: Friday 03 November 2017, 09:00

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"The Birth of Perversion from the Death on the Cross: Lacan, Žižek and the Question of Christian Atheism".

Date: Friday 03 November 2017, 15:00

Boštjan Nedoh, (Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Ljubljana)

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Careers in Speech Therapy

Date: Friday 03 November 2017, 18:00

Former LAEL students Eve Groarke and Daniel Underdown will give a talk about how they got places on Masters courses for Speech Therapy, how they found the transition to Masters level medical study, and the nature of a career working in Speech Therapy

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SLLAT: Examining learners’ eye movements during reading in different input modalities

Date: Wednesday 08 November 2017, 12:00

This SLLAT talk will be delivered by Ana Pellicer-Sanchez (UCL), on 'Examining learners’ eye movements during reading in different input modalities'.

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CILHR Seminar Series - The Law of Autonomous Weapons and The US Manual on the Laws of War

Date: Wednesday 08 November 2017, 12:00

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Seminar series - 8.11.17 title tbc

Date: Wednesday 08 November 2017, 12:30

The seminar on Wednesday 18th November 2017 will be presented by Miriam Sturdee, School of Computing and Communications, Lancaster University.

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Open Seminar- Dr Jan-Melissa Schramm (Cambridge)

Date: Wednesday 08 November 2017, 14:00

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PPR Roundtable featuring Richard Johnson, Thomas Mills and others The Year of Trump: reflections one year on from the US presidential election

Date: Wednesday 08 November 2017, 16:00

PPR Roundtable featuring Richard Johnson, Thomas Mills and others The Year of Trump: reflections one year on from the US presidential election

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Culture, Society and Medicine: Waiting Times: On Being (a) Patient

Date: Friday 10 November 2017, 13:00

The Culture, Society and Medicine, Seminar Series, 2017-18 welcomes Laura Salisbury (Exeter University) and Lisa Braitser (Birkbeck College), talking about 'Waiting Times: On Being (a) Patient'.

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'Mirrors' - Solo Exhibition of new exploratory paintings by painter Pip Dickens

Date: Tuesday 14 November 2017, 10:00

Mirror images reflect imagination at city exhibition

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Seminar series - 15.11.17 title tbc

Date: Wednesday 15 November 2017, 12:30

The Seminar on Wednesday 15th November 2017 will be presented by Professor Paul Ashwin, Dr Janja Komljenovic and Dr Jan McArthur, Department of Educational Research, Lancaster University.

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Title to be announced (subject area: China)

Date: Wednesday 15 November 2017, 16:00

Peter Hays Gries School of Social Sciences (Politics), University of Manchester Title to be announced (subject area: China)

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Mikimoto Memorial Ruskin Lecture 2017-‘Ruskin and his Critics’

Date: Thursday 16 November 2017, 18:00

Dr Nicholas Shrimpton (Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford) Followed by a wine reception

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Dorothy’s Colour- Peter Scott Gallery

Date: Monday 20 November 2017, 00:00

Sarah Corevett and Zoe Benvo's collaboration ‘Dorothy’s Colour’ is on show at The Wordsworth Trust Museum, Grasmere from 7th August – 16th September 2017 and The Peter Scott Gallery, Lancaster University from 20th November – 15th December 2017.

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CILHR Seminar Series - Environmental Rights in Marine Spaces: Dissonance and Materiality

Date: Wednesday 22 November 2017, 12:00

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Humility

Date: Wednesday 22 November 2017, 16:00

Department of Philosophy, Florida State University Humility

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SLLAT: How much exposure is needed for learners to pay attention? Lessons from an eye-tracking study

Date: Tuesday 28 November 2017, 16:00

This SLLAT talk will be delivered by Bimali Indrarathne, Michael Ratajczak, Judit Kormos, on 'How much exposure is needed for learners to pay attention? Lessons from an eye-tracking study'.

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Chronic Disease and Language: Understanding Social and Linguistic Representations to Improve Treatment and Prevention

Date: Wednesday 29 November 2017, 09:00

Workshop of the British Association for Applied Linguistics (BAAL) Health & Science Communication Special Interest Group (SIG)

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Writing, by all means: YouTube as a new literary (cyber)space - DeLC Research Brown Bag session (Dr Erika Fülöp)

Date: Wednesday 29 November 2017, 13:00

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Non-traditional casting and the norms of realism

Date: Wednesday 29 November 2017, 16:00

Catherine Abell School of Social Sciences (Philosophy), University of Manchester

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Seminar series - 6.12.17 title tbc

Date: Wednesday 06 December 2017, 12:30

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Mapping Fictional Montreal

Date: Wednesday 06 December 2017, 14:00

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Al-Qaeda after bin Ladin: the search for sustainable jihad

Date: Wednesday 06 December 2017, 16:00

Donald Holbrook PPR, Lancaster University

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Seminar series - 17.1.18 title tbc

Date: Wednesday 17 January 2018, 12:30

The seminar on Wednesday 17th January 2018 will be presented by Dr Melis Cin, Department of Educational Research, Lancaster University.

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Paul Muldoon UG Lecture 'Translating Gaelic Poetry 1'

Date: Tuesday 23 January 2018, 10:00

An undergraduate lecture given by Paul Muldoon

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Translating Gaelic Poetry 2

Date: Wednesday 24 January 2018, 11:00

An undergraduate lecture given by Paul Muldoon

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Open Seminar ‘The Spectre at the Feast: James Joyce’s “The Dead”’

Date: Wednesday 24 January 2018, 14:00

with Paul Muldoon

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Paul Muldoon UG Lecture ‘My Writing 1’

Date: Thursday 25 January 2018, 13:00

An undergraduate lecture with Paul Muldoon

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Paul Muldoon Interview- ‘Author and World: A Conversation with Michael Krüger

Date: Thursday 25 January 2018, 19:30

Followed by drinks reception

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Terry Eagleton on ‘Theory Now’

Date: Monday 29 January 2018, 17:30

Interview with Dr Liz Oakley-Brown and Professor Matt Jarvis (University of Wales) with tea, coffee & cake

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Terry Eagleton UG lecture ‘Modernism’

Date: Tuesday 30 January 2018, 14:00

An undergraduate lecture with Professor Terry Eagleton

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Terry Eagleton Open Seminar ‘What is Literature?

Date: Wednesday 31 January 2018, 10:00

Reading: Terry Eagleton, The Event of Literature and Jean-Paul Sartre, What is Literature?

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Seminar series - 31.1.18 title tbc

Date: Wednesday 31 January 2018, 12:30

The seminar on Wednesday 31st January 2018 will be presented by Dr Jana Bacevic, Department of Sociology, University of Cambridge.

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‘Beginning to End’ Seminar Series (2 of 6)

Date: Wednesday 31 January 2018, 14:00

Terry Eagleton and Alison Findlay on Fall and Sin’ Tea, coffee and cakes from 1:45 pm

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‘The Gothic’ Professor Catherine Spooner and Dr Sara Wasson

Date: Monday 05 February 2018, 18:00

Followed by drinks reception

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Benoît Peeters UG Lecture ‘On Writing the Graphic Novel’

Date: Monday 12 February 2018, 12:00

An undergraduate lecture with Benoît Peeters

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Benoît Peeters UG Lecture ‘A Brief History of the Graphic Novel’

Date: Monday 12 February 2018, 14:00

An undergraduate lecture with Benoit Peeters

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Benoît Peeters UG Lecture 'Reading the Graphic Novel'

Date: Tuesday 13 February 2018, 10:00

An undergraduate lecture with Benoît Peeters

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Benoît Peeters Open Seminar ‘Rodolphe Töpffer and the Birth of European Comics’

Date: Tuesday 13 February 2018, 14:00

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Seminar series - 14.2.18 title tbc

Date: Wednesday 14 February 2018, 12:30

The seminar on Wednesday 14th February 2018 will be presented by Professor Lynn McAlpine, Department of Education, University of Oxford.

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Benoît Peeters UG Lecture ‘Comics and Beyond: Multimedia Writing’

Date: Thursday 15 February 2018, 17:00

An undergraduate lecture with Benoît Peeters

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Open Seminar ‘The Postcolonial’

Date: Wednesday 28 February 2018, 14:00

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Seminar series - 7.3.18 tbc

Date: Wednesday 07 March 2018, 12:30

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Professor Phillip Mallett (University of St Andrews)

Date: Wednesday 07 March 2018, 14:00

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Deep Maps: West Cork Cultures

Date: Wednesday 07 March 2018, 14:00

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Culture, Society and Medicine: How an Essay Transformed a Disease in 1817

Date: Friday 09 March 2018, 13:00

The Culture, Society and Medicine, Seminar Series, 2017-18 welcomes Prof Brian Hurwitz, talking about 'How an Essay Transformed a Disease in 1817'.

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Seminar series - 14.3.18 title tbc

Date: Wednesday 14 March 2018, 12:30

The seminar on Wednesday 14th March 2018 will be presented by Siara Isaac, Department of Educational Research, Lancaster University.

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Schrodinger's Neolithic Cat: integrating uncertainty in the study of past spatiotemporal dynamics

Date: Wednesday 21 March 2018, 14:00

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Title TBC

Date: Wednesday 25 April 2018, 14:00

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Seminar series - 2.5.18 tbc

Date: Wednesday 02 May 2018, 12:30

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Terry Eagleton @ Lancaster Priory

Date: Wednesday 02 May 2018, 19:30

The Lancaster Literary Sermon. Followed by drinks reception

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Benoît Peeters Open PG Creative Writing Masterclass

Date: Tuesday 08 May 2018, 14:00

‘Writing Lives’

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Benoît Peeters Symposium ‘Science Fiction and the Graphic Novel’

Date: Wednesday 09 May 2018, 00:00

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Seminar series - 9.5.18 title tbc

Date: Wednesday 09 May 2018, 12:30

The seminar on Wednesday 9th May 2018 will be presented by Dr Stefan de Jong, Rathenau Institute and University of Manchester.

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Paul Muldoon UG lecture‘My Writing, 2’

Date: Thursday 17 May 2018, 13:00

A undergraduate lecture by Paul Muldoon

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Paul Muldoon Open PG Creative Writing Masterclass

Date: Thursday 17 May 2018, 15:00

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Paul Muldoon Public Reading

Date: Friday 18 May 2018, 19:30

Followed by drinks reception

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With Muldoon – A Symposium On and With Paul Muldoon

Date: Saturday 19 May 2018, 10:00

Keynotes: Professors Steph Burt (Harvard) and Clair Wills (Princeton)

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‘The Critical Subject’ Symposium

Date: Wednesday 23 May 2018, 12:00

Professor Timothy Matthews (University College London), Dr Lily Robert-Foley (L'université Paul-Valéry-Montpellier) etc

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Seminar series - 6.6.18 title tbc

Date: Wednesday 06 June 2018, 12:30

The seminar on Wednesday 6th June 2018 will be presented by Professor Don Passey, Department of Educational Research, Lancaster University.

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Seminar series - 13.6.18 title tbc

Date: Wednesday 13 June 2018, 12:30

The seminar on Wednesday 13th June 2018 will be presented by Dr Niall Winters, Associate Professor of Learning and New Technologies, Department of Education, University of Oxford.

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Seminar series - 20.6.18 title tbc

Date: Wednesday 20 June 2018, 12:30

The seminar on Wednesday 20th June 2018 will be presented by Chris Marlow, Department of Educational Research, Lancaster University.

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