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On Writing and Drawing: Theorizing and Practising Creativity with Roland Barthes

Date: 12 November 2015 Time: Thursday 12 November, 11 am - 6 pm and Friday 13 November, 10 am - 12 pm

On Writing and Drawing: Theorizing and Practicing Creativity with Roland BarthesSpeakers: Rebecca Braun, Charlie Gere, Delphine Grass, Beth Harland, ... Read more»

Sleep Values - a one-day symposium on the value of human sleep

Date: 11 September 2015 Time: 9.30 am - 6.00 pm

sleep values One-day symposium, Lancaster University, Friday 11 September 2015 Organiser: Dr Michael Greaney (Dept. of English & Crea ... Read more»

Locating Fantastika

Date: 8 July 2015 Time: 9.00am

Following the success of the "Visualizing Fantastika" conference, we are pleased to announce the 2nd annual Fantastika conference, " ... Read more»

World Authors in the Circulation of Global Capital

Date: 2 July 2015 Time: please see link

World Authors in the Circulation of Global Capital, 2 & 3 July 2015 What are the economic, political, legal, and technological processes unde ... Read more»

World Authors and Translators in the Global Circulation of Capital

Date: 2 July 2015 Time: 9.15 am 2 July - 5.00 pm 3 July

World Authors and Translators in the Global Circulation of CapitalKeynote Speakers: Aleida Assman, Susan Bassnett, Anne Barron, Benedict Schofield an ... Read more»

Scrutinizing Surfaces in Early Modern Thought

Date: 8 May 2015 Time: 09.00-6:15

The Second Northern Renaissance Roses Seminar 8-9 May 2015 Keynote Speakers Helen Smith (University of York) Richard Wistreich (Ro ... Read more»

Vronique Tadjo, University of the Witwatersrand 'Writing for Liberty'

Date: 17 April 2015 Time: pm

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Writing for Liberty - Veronique Tadjo

Date: 17 April 2015 Time: tbc

Writing for Liberty is a two-day conference hosted by the Centre for Transcultural Writing and Research at Lancaster University to be held in April ... Read more»

Writing for Liberty Conference

Date: 17-18 April 2015 Time: 09.00-18.00

Keynote speaker: Véronique Tadjo, University of the Witwatersrand Call for Papers (the Call for Papers is now closed)Writing for Liberty is a ... Read more»

"Sideways in Time: The Alternate History and Counterfactual Narratives Conference"

Date: 30 March 2015 Time: 8.30am

"Sideways in Time: The Alternate History and Counterfactual Narratives Conference" to be held at University of Liverpool, in conjunction with Lancas ... Read more»

Symposium on Language, Culture and Medicine

Date: 23 March 2015 Time: 9-5pm

Symposium on Language, Culture and MedicineDate: 23 March 2015 Time: 9.00 - 5.00 pmVenue: Charles Carter, A15, Lancaster UniversityPlaces for this eve ... Read more»

Discourse on Literary Celebrity across Genres

Date: 12 March 2015 Time: please see link

Discourse on Literary Celebrity across Genres, 12 & 13 March 2015 How does literary celebrity manifest in different genres? To what extent do ... Read more»

An Interdisciplinary Symposium of Food and Culture

Date: 28 February 2015 Time: 9 pm

This symposium will explore the multiple significances of food from various disciplinary perspectives, as is fitting for the subject matter. ScheduleP ... Read more»

Monique Roffey - Lecture

Date: 4 December 2014 Time: 6.00 pm

Monique Roffey was born in Port of Spain, Trinidad, and studied for an MA and PhD at Lancaster. She has published four novels with Simon and Schuster ... Read more»

Contemporary Critical Performances of the Authorial Role

Date: 27 November 2014 Time: please see link

How have new media technologies and the enhanced reproduction of visual and aural performances that they facilitate affected the contemporary practi ... Read more»

Another side of 1964 with Professor Sharon Monteith, Dr James Riley, Jen Ashworth and Ben Johncock

Date: 26 November 2014 Time: 12.30pm

Another side of 1964 For more information please see the,Full programme: http://anothersideof1964.wordpress.com This event is free but places will be ... Read more»

Public Interview with Professor Terry Eagleton

Date: 28 October 2014 Time: 7.30 pm

Professor Terry Eagleton is one of the world's leading literary critics and Distinguished Professor of English Literature at Lancaster University's ... Read more»

Border Masculinities

Date: 19 September 2014 Time: From 5.30 pm (Fri 19 Sept) and 9.00 am - 4.00 pm (Sat 20 Sept)

In a joint project between the Departments of European Languages and Cultures and English and Creative Writing, a two-day symposium will be held on Fr ... Read more»

Northern Theory School Symposium: 'Poltical Theory and Modernity: The Legacy of Carl Schmitt'

Date: 9 June 2014 Time: 10.00am

The Northern Theory School symposium, on political theology and modernity, will take place on Monday 9th June in Management School LT 6 and will featu ... Read more»

Gender and Violence Research Day 2014

Date: 3 June 2014 Time: 10.30am

We are holding a 'Gender and Violence' Research Day on Tuesday 3 June 2014. The aim of the Research Day is to bring together contributions from resear ... Read more»

Beyond Twilight

Date: 27 September 2013 Time: 10.00 am-5.00 pm

The first 'Beyond Twilight' symposium will take place on 27th September 2013. Hosted and funded by Lancaster University, the event will allow aca ... Read more»

Sources and Centres: English Postgraduate Conference 2013

Date: 17 June 2013 Time: 9.00 am-5.00 pm

The English Postgraduate Conference for 2013, 'Sources and Centres' will take place from 9am on Monday 17th June in FASS Meeting Room 2/3.The day will ... Read more»

Bad Things: Gothic Study Day

Date: 14 June 2013 Time: 10.00 am-6.00pm

Programme: 10.00: Keynote Stacey Abbott (University of Roehampton): I Want to Do Bad Things to You: The TV Horror Title Sequence 11.15: ... Read more»

The Tragic: A One-Day Symposium with Simon Critchley

Date: 29 May 2013 Time: 9.00 am-6.00 pm

The Tragic: A Symposium with Simon Critchley Programme: 9.30am - Opening Plenary 'Jesus and Tragedy' - Terry Eagleton ... Read more»

Language-Witness-Criticism: A Videoconference Symposium wiht Geoffrey Hartman

Date: 20 March 2013 Time: 2.00 - 6.00 pm

This videoconference is jointly hosted by Lancaster's Department of English and Creative Writing and Department of Linguistics and English Language.2p ... Read more»

Visit by Prof Geoffrey Hartman

Date: 21 November 2012 Time:

We are very pleased to announce that Professor Geoffrey Hartman of Yale University will be visiting the Department in late November 2012 (Nov 21 ... Read more»

Capturing Witches Conference

Date: 17 August 2012 Time:

2012 will mark the 400th anniversary of the trial and exectution of the Lancashire Witches. This indisciplinary conference, hosted by the Departme ... Read more»

J. Hillis Miller - International Symposium

Date: 1 June 2012 Time: 9.30 am-4.30 pm

In May 2012, J. Hillis Miller, Distinguished Research Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of California at Irvine, w ... Read more»

Rethinking Contemporary Gothic: Postgraudate Study Day 2012

Date: 18 May 2012 Time: 10.00 am

The second annual Contemporary Gothic Study Day will be taking place on Friday 18th May from 10am - 4pm in Bowland North Seminar Room 23.Programme: 10 ... Read more»

British Shakespeare Association 10th Anniversary Conference

Date: 24 February 2012 Time: 9.00 am

The 10tth Anniversary Conference of the British Shakespeare Association, Shakespeare Inside-Out: Depth/Surface/Meaning, will take place from 24th-26th ... Read more»

The Price of Peace

Date: 10 June 2011 Time: 9.30am-5.15pm

This event is hosted by the Cultures of War and Conflict Resolution Network in conjunction with the Northern Renaissance Seminar.The discourse of peac ... Read more»

Travel, Writing, and the Ethics of Observation

Date: 26 May-17 June 2011 Time: 10.00 am - 5.00 pm

Travel, Writing, and the Ethics of Observation: Lancaster and Leicester UniversitiesWorkshop and Seminar at Lancaster University, Thursday June 16th, ... Read more»

Re-Reading William Shakespeare: A Colloquium with Terry Eagleton

Date: 7 May 2011 Time: 9.00 am

Twenty five years ago, Terry Eagleton's preface to William Shakespeare began by wittily comparing the foolhardy prospect of writing a short book on Sh ... Read more»

Dr Susannah Lipscomb on Henry VIII

Date: 31 March 2011 Time: 6.30 pm

A Public Lecture by Dr Susannah Lipscomb, "Renaissance Prince to Infamous Tyrant: What Changed Henry VIII?", will take place at The Storey Institute ... Read more»

Imagining Islamism: Literature, Film and Politics in the Arab World

Date: 12 February 2011 Time: 9.00 am

'Imagining Islamism: Literature, Film and Politics in the Arab World' was a one-day conference at the Storey Institute in Lancaster on Saturday 12 Fe ... Read more»

The critic as artist / The artist as critic

Date: 27 June 2009 Time: 9.00 am

- a day conference - Saturday June 27th 2009 http://www.lancs.ac.uk/fass/english/events/as_conference.html …exploring or enact ... Read more»

Northern Renaissance Seminar

Date: 23 February 2008 Time: 9.15 am

'The Idea of Pleasure' ... Read more»

Gender and Cultural Practice II

Date: 16-18 November 2006 Time:

Title: Home and Memory:gender and the representation of place The aim of the conference is to examine the interaction of presence and absence, or ... Read more»

Spiritual Identities

Date: 5-6 November 2004 Time:

Spiritual Identities, a highly successful conference focusing on literary and cultural constructions of religious subjectivity, was held at the Un ... Read more»