Events in Arts and Social Sciences

Voyages of ABRAM (1806-1862)

Date: Monday 18 June 2018, 00:00

The West Indies and the Arctic in the Age of Sail

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MA Conference - Anomalies

Date: Monday 18 June 2018, 09:00

Conference organised by students on our MA programmes.

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Under Construction: 2018 Degree Show

Date: Tuesday 19 June 2018, 11:00

When spaces are under construction they are transient, dynamic and full of potential, a state which parallels the ebb and flow of our work and our development through university.

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Under Construction: 2018 Fine Art Degree Show Opening Event

Date: Tuesday 19 June 2018, 18:00

When spaces are under construction they are transient, dynamic and full of potential, a state which parallels the ebb and flow of our work and our development through university.

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Under Construction: 2018 Degree Show

Date: Wednesday 20 June 2018, 11:00

When spaces are under construction they are transient, dynamic and full of potential, a state which parallels the ebb and flow of our work and our development through university.

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Seminar series - “Oi. Dancing boy”: exploring the limits of movement and masculinity

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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Under Construction: 2018 Degree Show

Date: Thursday 21 June 2018, 11:00

When spaces are under construction they are transient, dynamic and full of potential, a state which parallels the ebb and flow of our work and our development through university.

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Environment and Society coffee meetings

Date: Thursday 21 June 2018, 12:00

LEC and Sociology are organising Environment and Society coffee meetings again this term! All welcome! Tea and coffee provided. An informal, cross-faculty gathering of staff and students interested in environment and society issues, hosted by the Centre for the Study of Environmental Change. We meet in the open kitchen/seating area on Sociology’s B floor corridor furthest away from University House. Once in Bowland North, walk through to the courtyard with trees and head into the far right hand corner (North West corner if you’ve got a compass!), up the stairs to B Floor and the kitchen is there.

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LTRG: An investigation of young EFL learners’ writing scripts

Date: Thursday 21 June 2018, 15:00

This weeks Language Testing Research Group talk will be by Karmen Pižorn, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, who will talk about: An investigation of young EFL learners’ writing scripts

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Under Construction: 2018 Degree Show

Date: Friday 22 June 2018, 11:00

When spaces are under construction they are transient, dynamic and full of potential, a state which parallels the ebb and flow of our work and our development through university.

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Conversation with Jonathan Taylor & MA Student Readings

Date: Friday 22 June 2018, 19:00

Lancaster Words is pleased to invite you to a reading with the poet, novelist and memoirist Jonathan Taylor in the Story at Lancaster. Following this event we will have a showcase of Lancaster's MA students.

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Conversation with Vahni Capildeo & MA Student Readings

Date: Friday 22 June 2018, 19:00

Lancaster Words is pleased to invite you to a an evening with award winning poet Vahni Capildeo in the Story at Lancaster. Following this event we will have a showcase of Lancaster's MA students.

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Under Construction: 2018 Degree Show

Date: Saturday 23 June 2018, 11:00

When spaces are under construction they are transient, dynamic and full of potential, a state which parallels the ebb and flow of our work and our development through university.

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Lancaster Summer Schools In Corpus Linguistics

Date: Monday 25 June 2018, 09:00

CASS is pleased to offer three free training events that cover the techniques of corpus linguistics and their application in three different areas.

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Under Construction: 2018 Degree Show

Date: Monday 25 June 2018, 11:00

When spaces are under construction they are transient, dynamic and full of potential, a state which parallels the ebb and flow of our work and our development through university.

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Under Construction: 2018 Degree Show

Date: Tuesday 26 June 2018, 11:00

When spaces are under construction they are transient, dynamic and full of potential, a state which parallels the ebb and flow of our work and our development through university.

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Making Sense of Coercive Control Conference

Date: Wednesday 27 June 2018, 10:30

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Under Construction: 2018 Degree Show

Date: Wednesday 27 June 2018, 11:00

When spaces are under construction they are transient, dynamic and full of potential, a state which parallels the ebb and flow of our work and our development through university.

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SLLAT: Reading Comprehension of 11-year-old EFL students and the medium of presentation: paper versus animated e-books

Date: Wednesday 27 June 2018, 13:00

This SLLAT talk will be delivered by Karmen Pižorn (Llubljana) on 'Reading Comprehension of 11-year-old EFL students and the medium of presentation: paper versus animated e-books'.

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Under Construction: 2018 Degree Show

Date: Thursday 28 June 2018, 11:00

When spaces are under construction they are transient, dynamic and full of potential, a state which parallels the ebb and flow of our work and our development through university.

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Under Construction: 2018 Degree Show

Date: Friday 29 June 2018, 11:00

When spaces are under construction they are transient, dynamic and full of potential, a state which parallels the ebb and flow of our work and our development through university.

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Under Construction: 2018 Degree Show

Date: Saturday 30 June 2018, 11:00

When spaces are under construction they are transient, dynamic and full of potential, a state which parallels the ebb and flow of our work and our development through university.

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Intellectual Party/Summer Conference

Date: Monday 02 July 2018, 09:00

Lancaster’s Intellectual Party/Summer Conference is a fantastic opportunity to meet with research students from around the world, discuss your work in a friendly and encouraging environment and engage with some of Lancaster’s renowned academic staff. The Intellectual Party is more than just another conference – it combines academic challenge with a lot of fun as well!

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Students & Teachers English Language Workshop

Date: Monday 02 July 2018, 11:00

How can corpora, large electronic collections of language samples, make your teaching of English language even better? What can your students themselves do with corpora to study, say, language and gender? These are some of the questions that will be answered in the one-day workshop we are organising for Sixth Formers and their teachers.

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Meet & Eat_02.07.2018_with Therese Keane

Date: Monday 02 July 2018, 12:00

Meet and Discuss with an author. A short introduction by the author, followed by plenty of time for questions and discussions.

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Borders and Boundaries 2018: Debating the limits and possibilities of Education

Date: Tuesday 03 July 2018, 09:30

The Department of Educational Research invite international speakers every summer, and this year we are opening the event up to invite critical interdisciplinary scholars to engage in a range of events which bring together our three research centres. This year’s theme is Borders and Boundaries, which will be unpacked by our internationally renowned speakers and a programme of conference presentations on July 3rd and 4th at Lancaster University.

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Reading the Papers: Informal Lunchtime discussion of two recent articles

Date: Wednesday 04 July 2018, 12:00

Join Ingvil Førland Hellstrand (who is visiting the Department from Norway) in a discussion of her recent research. No need to read the papers in advance. All students and staff are welcome.

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Gestural Minimalism

Date: Friday 06 July 2018, 11:00

Macarena Rioseco Castillo, one of our Art PhD students, will be exhibiting her paintings in The Storey, Lancaster. 'Gestural Minimalism' will be open between the 6th and 11th of July.

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Gestural Minimalism: Opening Reception

Date: Friday 06 July 2018, 18:00

Macarena Rioseco Castillo, one of our Art PhD students, will be exhibiting her paintings in The Storey, Lancaster. 'Gestural Minimalism' will be open between the 6th and 11th of July.

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Gestural Minimalism

Date: Saturday 07 July 2018, 10:00

Macarena Rioseco Castillo, one of our Art PhD students, will be exhibiting her paintings in The Storey, Lancaster. 'Gestural Minimalism' will be open between the 6th and 11th of July.

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Tackling violence and abuse against disabled girls and women

Date: Monday 09 July 2018, 10:00

This free conference the culmination of a DRILL, Big Lottery funded research project Tackling violence and abuse against disabled women in coproduction with mental health, social care and housing services and is hosted by the Centre for Disability Research (CeDR) at Lancaster University. The event is particularly useful for domestic violence organisations and advocates, safeguarding board members and MARAC professionals, mental health practitioners, social care and housing providers, women's centres and refuges, disabled people working in the field of violence and abuse, practitioners, post-graduate students and educators, who want to improve services for disabled and Deaf women to regain their independence and life chances after violence.

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Gestural Minimalism

Date: Monday 09 July 2018, 11:00

Macarena Rioseco Castillo, one of our Art PhD students, will be exhibiting her paintings in The Storey, Lancaster. 'Gestural Minimalism' will be open between the 6th and 11th of July.

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Gestural Minimalism

Date: Tuesday 10 July 2018, 11:00

Macarena Rioseco Castillo, one of our Art PhD students, will be exhibiting her paintings in The Storey, Lancaster. 'Gestural Minimalism' will be open between the 6th and 11th of July.

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Gestural Minimalism

Date: Wednesday 11 July 2018, 11:00

Macarena Rioseco Castillo, one of our Art PhD students, will be exhibiting her paintings in The Storey, Lancaster. 'Gestural Minimalism' will be open between the 6th and 11th of July.

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LAEL Postgraduate Conference 2018

Date: Thursday 12 July 2018, 09:00

We are pleased to announce the 13th Lancaster University International Postgraduate Conference in Linguistics and Language Teaching which will take place at Lancaster University on Thursday, 12 July 2018.

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Language Testing at Lancaster Course

Date: Monday 16 July 2018, 09:00

The Language Testing at Lancaster (LTL) course is for those individuals or teams whose work or personal interests involve them in language test construction and development at the local or national level.

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Chinese Summer School (Week 1)

Date: Monday 23 July 2018, 09:30

Chinese Summer School for young learners, with little or no prior knowledge of Mandarin and Chinese culture, introduces Chinese culture and basic Chinese language through lessons, songs, crafts and playing games.

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Chinese Summer School (Week 2)

Date: Monday 30 July 2018, 09:30

Chinese Summer School for young learners, with little or no prior knowledge of Mandarin and Chinese culture, introduces Chinese culture and basic Chinese language through lessons, songs, crafts and playing games.

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Representing Pain: Narrative & Fragments - A symposium at Lancaster University

Date: Friday 17 August 2018, 09:00

The Symposium is part of the AHRC-funded research network Translating Chronic Pain, which is exploring challenges pain experience poses to traditional narrative representation, and the value of rethinking narrativity or embracing unconventional or fragmentary narrative forms. The symposium will explore broad debates around narrativity in medical humanities, the potential of short-form narration or unconventional forms of illness narration, the positivity imperative in illness narration, challenges of chronic pain representation, and the way ‘entanglements’ with fields such as disability studies or trauma theory may enrich critical medical humanities approaches to these questions.

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Lancaster Disability Studies Conference 2018

Date: Tuesday 11 September 2018, 10:00

The Lancaster Disability Studies conference brings together researchers, practitioners, policy makers and activists from around the world, to share and debate research, ideas and developments in disability studies.

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ASMCF Annual Conference 2018: New Forms of Expression in the French and Francophone Worlds

Date: Thursday 13 September 2018, 09:00

The 2018 annual conference of the Association for the Study of Modern and Contemporary France (ASMCF) will take place at Lancaster University from 13-14 September 2018.

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