Events in Arts and Social Sciences

Open Seminar-‘Claiming All the World as Our Stage: Black Poetry, Performance, and the Art of Diasporan Resistance’

Date: Wednesday 24 October 2018, 14:30

Open Seminar, Dr McKinley Melton (Gettysburg College, USA)

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Chickens, Chameleons, and Emos

Date: Wednesday 24 October 2018, 16:00

Sophie-Grace Chappell Professor of Philosophy Philosophy Department, The Open University Chickens, Chameleons, and Emos Venue: Bowland North Seminar Room 7

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Walter Benjamin, The Play

Date: Saturday 27 October 2018, 19:30

Walter Benjamin, The Play (collect-ifs theatre co.) Tickets available for collect-ifs.org. £8/£4 via website or £10/£5 at the door.

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'Literary Theory: An Introduction'

Date: Monday 29 October 2018, 18:00

Professor Terry Eagleton Further details to be published.

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Open Seminar- Walter Benjamin's 'Theses Upon the Philosophy of History'

Date: Tuesday 30 October 2018, 18:00

Professor Terry Eagleton and Professor Colin Jaeger (Rutgers)

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CILHR Seminar Series: Dr Mark Hurst

Date: Wednesday 31 October 2018, 12:00

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Death, Purgatory, Hell. ‘Beginning to End’ Open Seminar (3 of 6)

Date: Wednesday 31 October 2018, 14:30

Professor Terry Eagleton and Dr Andrew Tate.

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Colonial populism: a conjectural history of the 2nd amendment to the US Constitution

Date: Wednesday 31 October 2018, 16:00

Patrick Bishop Senior Lecturer Department of Politics, Philosophy and Religion, Lancaster University Colonial populism: a conjectural history of the 2nd amendment to the US Constitution

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Seminar series - Unpicking the paradoxes of competitive accountability

Date: Wednesday 07 November 2018, 12:30

This seminar will be presented by Dr Richard Watermeyer, Department of Education, University of Bath.

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Centre for Law and Society Book Launch: Complexity Theory and Law: Mapping an Emergent Jurisprudence

Date: Wednesday 07 November 2018, 13:00

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What God Hath Put Together: Black Queer Love and the Act of Creation

Date: Wednesday 07 November 2018, 16:00

McKinley Melton Assistant Professor of English, Gettysburg College

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Why Posthumous Pardoning matters? Philosophical reflections on the Shot at Dawn Policy and its aftermath during the Great War.

Date: Saturday 10 November 2018, 19:00

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Reading the Papers: Informal Lunchtime discussion of recent articles

Date: Wednesday 14 November 2018, 12:00

Join Professor Claire Waterton and Dr. Vicky Singleton in a discussion of their recent research - Care and Policy Practices No need to read the papers in advance. All students and staff are welcome.

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Beyond Adaptive Preferences: Women’s Complicity in their own Oppression

Date: Wednesday 14 November 2018, 16:00

Charlotte Knowles Faculty of Philosophy, University of Groningen

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Valuing (and evaluating) grassroots youth work in a changing policy context

Date: Thursday 15 November 2018, 16:00

In this talk, Tania de St Croix will argue that decision-makers must take seriously the perspectives of young people and practitioners, including in relation to the challenges and disadvantages of ‘measuring’ youth work.

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Open Seminar- 'On Distraction: Barthes and Benjamin'

Date: Wednesday 21 November 2018, 14:30

Professor Michael Wood (Princeton)

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Sectarianism, Proxies and De-Sectarianisation: An exploration of the impact of the rivalry between Saudi Arabia and Iran on the contemporary Middle East.

Date: Wednesday 21 November 2018, 16:00

Simon Mabon,1 Rahaf AlDoughli1 Edward Wastnidge2 1 Department of Politics, Philosophy and Religion, Lancaster University 2 Department of Politics and International Studies, The Open University

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The Culture, Medicine and Society Seminar Series: Dariusz Galasinski

Date: Friday 23 November 2018, 14:00

Professor of Discourse and Cultural Studies, University of Wolverhampton’. Professor Galasinski is a linguist (discourse analysis) currently interested in discursively constructed experience of mental illness, suicide attempts, and organ donation. Blog: http://dariuszgalasinski.com/blog/. Twitter: @d_galasinski

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CILHR Seminar Series: Dr Ioana Cismas

Date: Wednesday 28 November 2018, 12:00

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Open Seminar- 'Literature and Religion'

Date: Wednesday 28 November 2018, 14:30

Professor Colin Jager (Visiting Leverhulme Professor)

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War, Peace, and Schooling: Armistice commemoration in Britain in the late 1930s

Date: Wednesday 28 November 2018, 16:00

Susannah Wright School of Education, Oxford Brookes University

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Sacrifice, Symposium

Date: Friday 30 November 2018, 09:00

Featuring Professor Terry Eagleton. Further details to be published.

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CILHR Seminar Series: Dr Kasey McCall-Smith

Date: Wednesday 05 December 2018, 12:00

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CILHR Seminar Series: Roundtable discussion

Date: Wednesday 05 December 2018, 12:00

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Seminar series - Stefan de Jong, University of Manchester, title tbc

Date: Wednesday 05 December 2018, 12:30

This seminar will be presented by Dr Stefan de Jong, Manchester Institute of Innovation Research, University of Manchester.

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bhīṣmo vasūnām anyatamaḥ": Establishing Bhīṣma as one of the Vasus in the Mahābhārata

Date: Wednesday 05 December 2018, 16:00

Zuzana Špiková Charles University, Prague

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Centre for Law and Society Roundtable - The Meaning of Coercion

Date: Tuesday 11 December 2018, 13:30

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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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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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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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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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