Events in Arts and Social Sciences

Dorothy’s Colour

Date: Saturday 19 August 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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Annual Meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S)

Date: Wednesday 30 August 2017, 00:00

If sensibility is the ability to grasp and to respond, how might we articulate the (in)sensibilities of contemporary technoscience?

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New Political Minds

Date: Wednesday 30 August 2017, 09:00

Lancaster University has recently celebrated its 50th Anniversary. The Department of Politics, Philosophy and Religion wishes to revitalise Politics/International Relations by bringing together the 35 finest young political minds (Year 12, 16 -17 year olds) to build towards the next 50 years of the University’s life and the next half century of UK Politics. In this unique event, successful applicants will work with Politics/IR academic staff and the Richardson Institute, the UK’s oldest Peace and Conflict Research Centre, over three days to produce a series of reports on the future of Britain as seen through the eyes of people entering into the world of politics. Students will stay on campus in Lancaster University’s award winning accommodation and will experience a range of evening activities run by Lancaster University’s Student Ambassadors. Places at the event will be determined by completion of the application form below, in which the best entrants will be invited. While all Year 12 A Level students can enter, places will be reserved for students from Widening Participation (WP) backgrounds.

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Stories at the Storey (Family)

Date: Thursday 31 August 2017, 19:00

This month's theme is family (loosely interpreted). We're looking for true stories about your family, no matter how you define it. Stories about expectations, bonds, traits, lessons, let downs, or anything and everything in between; want to hear your story.

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Undergraduate Open Day: Saturday 2 September 2017

Date: Saturday 02 September 2017, 09:00

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Open Day

Date: Saturday 02 September 2017, 09:00

Lancaster University Undergraduate Open Days - Saturday 2nd September 2017

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Third International Conference on Cultural Political Economy

Date: Wednesday 06 September 2017, 09:00

Taking Issues in/with Cultural Political Economy: Neoliberalism, Democracy and Crises

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AMLaP (Architectures and Mechanisms of Language Processing)

Date: Thursday 07 September 2017, 09:00

We are pleased to announce that the 23rd edition of AMLaP will be hosted at Lancaster University, September 7-9, 2017. AMLaP (Architectures and Mechanisms of Language Processing) is the leading European conference in psycholinguistics.

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Better Social Work: Supporting people with learning disabilities to have the lives they want

Date: Monday 18 September 2017, 10:00

Lancaster Social Work is hosting a conference to share learning from the Department of Health's Named Social Worker (NSW) Pilot. The pilot tested out different models for a named social worker for people with learning disabilities, mental health challenges and autism. As Lyn Romeo, Chief Social Worker for Adults put it in her blog 'NSW are not a new subset of social workers; rather, they are helping to raise the profile of good social work’.

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Department of Educational Research: 50th Anniversary Celebration

Date: Friday 22 September 2017, 10:30

The Department of Educational Research is 50 years old this year and we would like you to join us in a celebration of this event.

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Benoît Peeters UG Lecture ‘Words and Images in the Graphic Novel’

Date: Monday 16 October 2017, 10:00

A undergraduate lecture by Benoît Peeters

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Benoît Peeters Open Seminar ‘Winsor McCay and the Birth of American Comics’

Date: Tuesday 17 October 2017, 10:00

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Benoît Peeters @ The Contemporary Gothic Reading Group

Date: Tuesday 17 October 2017, 16:00

Discussion of Grant Morrison’s Arkham Asylum.

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

Date: Wednesday 25 October 2017, 14:00

With Professor Valentine Cunningham (Oxford)

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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

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Open Seminar- Dr Jan-Melissa Schramm (Cambridge)

Date: Wednesday 08 November 2017, 14:00

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Dorothy’s Colour - Creative Writing and Drawing Workshop

Date: Wednesday 22 November 2017, 14:00

Exploring ways in which the landscape can inspire creativity, we will look at the links between writing, drawing and the creative process, and the importance of looking, observing and stillness as ways in to creating work. Through focused exercises you will learn techniques for writing and drawing with the aim of bringing both together in a finished piece of inter-textual work.

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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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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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‘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 ‘A Brief History of the Graphic Novel’

Date: Monday 12 February 2018, 10:00

An undergraduate lecture with Benoit Peeters

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

Date: Thursday 15 February 2018, 09:00

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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Professor Phillip Mallett (University of St Andrews)

Date: Wednesday 07 March 2018, 14:00

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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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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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